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印度一半以上家庭没有卫生间 – 鲜果社区

Some shocking figures about India: more than half households have no toilet but more possess a mobile phone! 根据最新调查显示,在印度12亿人口中,半数家庭不在家中设置卫生间,然而却有更多的人拥有移动电话 印度2.4亿家庭中,有46.9%的家庭家中装有洗手间,49.8%家庭在室外排泄,剩余3.2%的家庭选择使用公共卫生间。2011年对家庭设施的调查数据显示,63.2%的家庭拥有一个移动电话设备。 数据还显示,在这个一度以复合家庭为主的国度,核心家庭(由一对夫妇及其未婚子女组成)现已占到了70%。 然而使用互联网的地区仍是微不足道的,仅占人口的3.1%。 via 印度一半以上家庭没有卫生间 – 鲜果社区. Advertisements

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BBC News – The myth of the eight-hour sleep

This is very reassuring to me, as I have exactly that pattern and was concerned by that. Not any more!!! I’m just one of the commoners. My experience actually says  a single segment of sleep has lower quality than two … Continue reading

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China’s new sports problem: Stop the Linsanity? | The Economist

Interesting comparison. Should have pointed out that Lin has partly been benefitted from Yao Ming’s publicity. The most obvious is that Mr Lin is an American who is proudly of Taiwanese descent, which would seem to complicate China’s efforts to … Continue reading

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The coming medical revolution – Medicine – Salon.com

Embrace the changes in medicine – not just digitizing everything but also socialize for communities of patients and doctors  From the beginning of civilization to 2003, the world accumulated 1 billion gigabytes of data. Today, we create 1 trillion gigabytes … Continue reading

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Nanosecond Trading Could Make Markets Go Haywire | Wired Science | Wired.com

This will make Ito integral important to break time interval into finer grades The afternoon of May 6, 2010 was among the strangest in economic history. Starting at 2:42 p.m. EDT, the Dow Jones stock index fell 600 points in … Continue reading

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Harvard’s Liberal-Arts Failure Is Wall Street’s Gain: Ezra Klein – Bloomberg

College presidents really went out of their way to persuade which job to take and which not. In 2008, Drew Gilpin Faust, the president of Harvard University, went so far as to give a speech to graduating seniors asking them … Continue reading

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Look ‘Em in the Eye: Part I -The Importance of Eye Contact | The Art of Manliness

The positives of eye contacts are listed well but culture is an issue: some, like myself, are less prone to making direct and lasting eye contacts in Asia than in US, much like I speak better English to an American … Continue reading

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