日期:2016-03-30 Do you have a crick in your neck, a sore shoulder, or an aching back? Maybe your eyes are dry, your vision is blurry at the end of the day, or you have a persistent headache that just wont quit? These are all symptoms of digital eye strain , reporte... 阅读全文>>

日期:2016-03-30 Moaning about ones schedule has become, for some, a mark of social status. Were not speaking here about the kind of busyness associated with scraping by near the poverty line, of course, but rather the kind associated with lives of material privileg... 阅读全文>>

日期:2016-03-30 The clean eating movement has taken the world by storm in recent years. 近些年,饮食健康运动风靡全球。 The desire to eat more healthily can veer into an obsession, with rising numbers of people - mainly women in their 30s - suffering from orthorexia... 阅读全文>>

日期:2016-03-30 The newly coined term Grey Gapper describes people who are 55 and over, and who have decided to take a gap year. Gap years are normally associated with young people and students, who are taking a break from education to backpack around the world, st... 阅读全文>>

日期:2016-02-16 Iceberg tweeting refers to posting a note to Twitter where the visible text is only a small part of the overall message. 冰山推文是指在推特上发布一条推文,可以看到的文字只是整条信息的一小部分。 其实,这个所谓的冰山推文与我们日常使用的长微博功能非常... 阅读全文>>

日期:2016-02-16 Roadgeek refers to a person who is passionate about roads, including road maps, road construction, the history of roads, and road travel. 道路迷是指一个人非常酷爱道路,对道路图、道路建设、道路历史和道路旅行等都钟爱有加。 Roadgeeks go by many other n... 阅读全文>>

日期:2016-02-16 Digital amnesia refers to the inability to remember basic things, such as telephone numbers, dates, how to get somewhere without a GPS, or how to do math without using a calculator, etc. as a result of over-reliance on mobile phones and the Internet... 阅读全文>>

日期:2016-02-16 Spooning peacefully in a double bed, this pair could be any normal couple on a Sunday morning. But revisit the scene an hour later and Jackie Samuel, a University of Rochester graduate student, will be curled up in the arms of another man. 一对夫妻... 阅读全文>>

日期:2016-02-16 If the adoration of cute baby animals could be converted into electricity, the world would finally have a clean source of renewable energy, and all war would end. Unfortunately, that's not possible, and instead we just have to come up with new words... 阅读全文>>

日期:2016-01-28 Gastrophysics refers to the theories and experimental methodologies of physics applied to food, cooking, and eating. 美食物理学是指将物理理论和试验方法应用于食物、烹饪和饮食方面的学问。 这个词是由gastronomy(美食学,烹饪法)和physics(物理)组合而成... 阅读全文>>

日期:2016-01-28 Feelin' yourself refers to the state of having a sense of self-confidence. You are so pleased with the way you look that you would like to show it through everyday actions. What's more, you assume that others would think the same way. Feelin' yourse... 阅读全文>>

日期:2015-12-28 A service increasingly popular with boutiques, perfume profiling is designed to help clients discover the right fragrance for them. 香水配对是精品店里日益红火的一项服务,旨在帮助客人发现合适的香水。 Corny as it sounds, finding the right scent can be... 阅读全文>>

日期:2015-12-28 We've had WAGS, yuppies and metrosexuals; now meet our newest social phenomenon, TWITs . 我们身边有太太团,雅皮士,还有都市型男,如今,我们又有了一个新的社会群族:中嫩族。 The TWITs are Teenage Women In Their Thirties. 中嫩族也就是3字头少女。 Just l... 阅读全文>>

日期:2015-12-28 Mirdle , or man girdle, refers to an undergarment designed to give a man a slimmer appearance. 男版塑形内衣是指专为男性设计,使其穿起来显瘦的内衣。 这个词是由man(男性)和girdle(女用塑形内衣)组合而成的。 With the arrival of the male version of the... 阅读全文>>

日期:2015-12-28 You might notice something unusual in November. Men who usually shave their faces start growing mustaches. Pretty soon, you might be seeing hairy lips everywhere. 你可能注意到11月有些不寻常之处。那些经常刮胡子的男性会在此月开始蓄胡子。很快,到处都能... 阅读全文>>

日期:2015-12-28 The days of the well-groomed metrosexual man might soon be over as the lumbersexual trend takes precedence. 衣着整洁的都市美男时代可能不久就要结束了,因为木匠美男们正在成为新宠。 The lumbersexual man is essentially an urban woodsman. 木匠美男其实就... 阅读全文>>

日期:2015-12-08 Reducetarian refers to a person who purposefully reduces the amount of meat in their diet. 忌肉主义者是指故意减少饮食中肉的摄入量的人。 The term reducetarian was coined by Brian Kateman of Columbia University. 该词是由哥伦比亚大学的布莱恩凯特曼创造... 阅读全文>>

日期:2015-12-08 Food neophobia is the fear of eating new or unfamiliar foods. It differs from selective eating disorder. 新食物恐惧症是指害怕吃新的或不熟悉的食物。这与选择性饮食失调有所不同。 Food neophobia is particularly common in toddlers and young children. It... 阅读全文>>

日期:2015-12-08 McRefugees is a neologism referring to those who stay overnight in McDonald's 24-hour fast food restaurant. 麦难民是新出现的一个词,指在麦当劳24小时店里过夜的人。 The term was first created in Japanese language, which originally means net cafe refug... 阅读全文>>

日期:2015-12-08 Stealth shopper is a person who shops secretly to avoid flaunting wealth or to hide expenses from a spouse; a person who purchases expensive items that do not look expensive. 隐形消费者指用隐秘的方式购物,以避免炫富或者被伴侣发现的消费者;或者经常购... 阅读全文>>

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