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Seven Year Itch: Marilyn Monroe's 1955 film of the same name told of the perils for couples. Those in a serious relationship have long been warned about the dangers of the seven-year itch. But research has found couples risk ru
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A girl wears a face mask as she walks along Whitehall in London, July 30, 2009. (Agencies) Fearful parents are saying no to sleep-overs, banning children as old as 15 from using public transport on their own and watching over their kids
受去年感恩节车祸及后来的性丑闻影响而一直处于休赛状态的老虎伍兹于本周二正式宣布复出,称将参加4月5日到11日在奥古斯塔高尔夫俱乐部举行的美国名人赛。他在声明中表示,在告别高尔夫这么长的一段时间后,他觉得自己已经准备好在奥古斯塔开始新的赛季。名人赛主席以及美巡 ...
自去年12月份的“泼墨门”事件以来,章子怡一直被各种责难缠身。经过两个多月的沉默,章子怡于 3月12日凌晨接受《中国日报》独家专访,详细回答捐款风波中网友提出的各种质疑。章子怡否认有“诈捐”或其他违法行为,但承认自己从事慈善活动“缺乏经验”,并对长时间未能回应公众 ...
作为世界上出生率最低的国家之一,日本近几年不断推出鼓励生育的举措。近日,日本东京某区的区长决定下个月带头回家休产假,希望能够体会到养育孩子的重要性和可能遇到的困难,并为广大男士树立榜样,鼓励他们参与到养育孩子的具体工作中。日本法律规定夫妻中的任何一方可在产后 ...
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世界上首款用残余巧克力做燃料,用胡萝卜、土豆淀粉和亚麻布等材料制成的F3赛车于近日问世。这款赛车最高时速可达135英里,能在2.5秒内起步加速至60英里,并且绝对环保。据介绍,这款赛车名为罗拉,是由英国华威大学的研究人员耗时9个多月,投入20万美元研制出来的。这款赛车的大部 ...
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