8.Your Boss Sucks
The worst of 2015
200911/90348.shtmlHere are the 10 winners of the 2012 Ig Nobel Prizes given to scientists, writers, and peacemakers who make silly but thoughtful contributions to the world, or as the Annals of Improbable Research puts it, "first make people laugh, and then make them think." I can vouch for them making us laugh!
Despite such arguments from a handful of scientists, the vast majority of those who study the climate say the earth is in a long-term warming trend that is profoundly threatening and caused almost entirely by human activity.
3.The Jungle Book
Whatever one's view, two further points for and against Russia's global standing are undeniable:
Italy, one of the eurozone’s weaker economies, received the most investment of any EU nation from Chinese companies. That was largely down to a $7.9bn deal between Pirelli and ChemChina. France was the number two country, receiving $3.6bn of investment through a string of big deals in the tourism and infrastructure sectors.
Our sister site Green Living Ideas shared this list of houseplants back in 2011, but those plants’ power to clear your home’s air is just as relevant now as it was then. Check out our slideshow of the best indoor plants for indoor air quality, and read on below for extra details on how each plant clears the air.
10 Best Indoor Plants for Healthier Air Quality
1. Dracaena Deremensis
If it isn't appropriate to interrupt, make a quick note of your question so you don't forget, and ask later.
China's manufacturing sector last month expanded at the slowest pace since March.
《在巴基斯坦的争斗中，玛丽亚姆·谢里夫正处在权力的边缘，也或许是监狱》(In Pakistani Fray, Maryam Sharif Is on the Edge of Power, or Prison)
Unfortunately for May, the big drop in the pound since the Brexit vote means her salary has plunged in dollar terms.
The December budget deal was hardly the kind of confidence-boosting agreement Washington has been debating for years. But at least it hit the pause button on the serial brinkmanship that threatened to derail the recovery each of the past three years.
3. Ficus Benjamina
IMD and Iese Business Schools have tightened their grip on the top spots of the twin FT executive education rankings, monopolising first and second places for both open-enrolment and customised programmes.
Cross talk (Guo Degang and Yu Qian)
19. Going, Going, Almost Gone Quentin Tarantino shot his latest, “The Hateful Eight,” in 70 millimeter, and the film is slated to play in almost 100 theaters that, like most of rooms across the country, now usually use digital projection. Whatever you think of Mr. Tarantino, try to catch “The Hateful Eight” on film so you can see for yourself how the industry-enforced switch to digital has radically changed movies.
4. Hedera Helix or English Ivy
n. 卷轴，目录 v. 卷动
5. Aglaonema or Chinese Evergreen
China’s largest online peer-to-peer lender, Lufax, is seeking $1bn in new funding at a valuation of $15bn-$20bn, as growth continues to surge across the internet finance sector.
Switzerland, Sweden and the UK again occupied the top three slots in the ranking. Fifteen of the top 25 economies in the GII come from Europe.
2010 U.S. unemployment rate (average): 10.2%
More than 80 percent of Chinese students returned to the country after completing their studies abroad, and the country has sent 544,500 students in 2016 to study abroad.
6. Sansevieria Laurentii or Mother in Law’s Tongue
The One-China policy constitutes the political foundation of China-US relations which has remained unshaken despite the changing circumstances, nor can this relationship be undermined. With that foundation in place, we believe that there are broad prospects for China-US cooperation.
A lack of capital and experience is the biggest obstacle for college entrepreneurs, the report suggested, stating that 40 percent of such young entrepreneurs rely on external capital such as loans from banks, investment organizations, schools and the government.
7. Chlorophytum comosum or Spider Plant
Mr Cook has added three women to what was previously a white-male-dominated executive team and changed Apple’s board charter to commit to seeking out candidates from minorities when appointing directors.
8. Gerbera Daisy
In one tweet that was posted on Jan 10, Obama wrote, "Thank you for everything. My last ask is the same as my first. I'm asking you to believe - not in my ability to create change, but in yours."
Interviewers made their share of blunders, too.
Hua Xu Yin is about a princess who sacrificed her life for the country but later was saved and began her own adventures with another name. It is also a TV series adaptation of an online novel of the same title written by Tang Qi. The series premiered in July 2015, staring Lin Yuan and Zheng Jiaying. However, it did not get as much attention as its rivals. According to the online critics, the lead roles and their costumes were not appealing enough in the adaptation.
The show was a potent reminder that the sexual revolution and women entering the work force and the rise of consumerism and the Age of Aquarius (all that) had a dark side, and claimed their own victims. That’s part of why it was such a powerful show.
4. New reserves of helium discovered
10. Spathiphyllum or Peace Lily