2016年10月27日 星期四

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Donald Trump's campaign has seized on embarrassing revelations of blurred lines between the Clinton Foundation and the family’s business interests, as fresh WikiLeaks emails cause their biggest political stir yet.
Former advisers boast of securing more than $100 million for ‘Bill Clinton Inc’ after being questioned about their own conflicts of interest
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Happy birthday to film director and producer Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980)! Hitchcock directed more than fifty feature films over the course of a career that spanned six decades. This lobby card for the film “Shadow of a Doubt” (1943) can be found at the Beinecke Library! Explore the Beinecke Digital Collections for additional images of historical materials: http://brbl-dl.library.yale.edu/vufind/


Google, Why Don't You Hang On To That Gmail App For A While?
TechCrunch
Learn More By now you're probably well aware that Google released their long-awaited Gmail iOS app today, only to unceremoniously yank it from the App Store when people pointed out that it didn't really work. Google offered a mea culpa by stating that ...



Karzai Told to Dump U.S.
Pakistan is lobbying Afghanistan's president against building a long-term strategic partnership with the U.S., urging him instead to look to Pakistan—and its Chinese ally—for help in striking a peace deal with the Taliban and rebuilding the economy.



China: Anti-Dumping Measures Continue For Some Phenol Imports
Wall Street JournalBEIJING (Dow Jones)--Anti-dumping measures will continue for five years for phenol imported from the US, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, China's Commerce ...

Film poster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Film_poster

Lobby cards are similar to posters but smaller, usually 11 in × 14 in (28 cm × 36 cm), also 8 in × 10 in (20 cm × 25 cm) before 1930. Lobby cards are collectible and values depend on their age, quality, and popularity. Typically issued in sets of eight, each featuring a different scene from the film.



酚類(C6H5OH;或稱石碳酸,carbolic acid)及其相關化合物,為略帶酸性及刺激味的化合物,在日常生活中主要是作為消毒藥劑(如煤餾油酚)、樹脂、染料、香料及其他化學合成、織物洗淨劑、 殺菌劑、除草劑等用途。另外,酚類也可用於美容手術、某些皮膚病灶、墮胎藥物及神經阻斷的局部麻醉藥劑。根據美國毒物中心聯盟的統計,在 1988-1990 年,有超過 14,000 人接觸到酚類化合物而引起中毒,佔同時期中毒個案的 0.3%。至於國內中毒個案,根據臺北榮總毒物中心 1985-1994 年的統計資料,共有 129 個中毒個案,佔同時期中毒個案的 0.4%。


dump
v., dumped, dump·ing, dumps. v.tr.
  1. To release or throw down in a large mass.
    1. To empty (material) out of a container or vehicle: dumped the load of stones.
    2. To empty out (a container or vehicle), as by overturning or tilting.
    1. To get rid of; discard: a fine for dumping trash on public land; dumped the extra gear overboard.
    2. Informal. To discard or reject unceremoniously: dump an old friend.
  2. To place (goods or stock, for example) on the market in large quantities and at a low price.
  3. Computer Science. To transfer (data stored internally in a computer) from one place to another, as from a memory to a printout, without processing.
  4. Slang. To knock down; beat.
v.intr.
  1. To fall or drop abruptly.
  2. To discharge cargo or contents; unload.
  3. Slang. To criticize another severely: was always dumping on me.
n.
  1. A place where refuse is dumped: a garbage dump; a nuclear waste dump.

refuse dump, waste dump

refuse dump noun [C]
a place where a town's rubbish is put
美加採用waste dump
  1. A storage place for goods or supplies; a depot: an ammunition dump.
  2. An unordered accumulation; a pile.
  3. Computer Science. An instance or the result of dumping stored data.
  4. Slang. A poorly maintained or disreputable place.
  5. Vulgar Slang. An act of defecating. Often used with take.
[Middle English dumpen, dompen, to fall suddenly, drop, of Scandinavian origin.]
dumper dump'er n.

unceremonious
unceremoniously
(ŭn-sĕr'ə-mō'nē-əs) pronunciation
adj.
  1. Without the due formalities; abrupt: an unceremonious departure.
  2. Not ceremonious; informal: made an unceremonious presentation.
unceremoniously un·cer'e·mo'ni·ous·ly adv.
unceremoniousness un·cer'e·mo'ni·ous·ness n.

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