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Tung Flowers (1)
One of the most popular trees in the mid-Taiwan Hakka areas is tung trees. The Hakka people have a strong attachment to them. These plants used to serve as an important source of income for the Hakka people. They extracted oil from the tree seeds and used the wood as material for carving. Although the Tung tree is no longer economically important, the Hakka people still cherish the plant and regard it as a symbol of their culture. They now make creative uses with tung blossoms, which include tung blossom dishes and wine.
Scott is proud because he just finished preparing a fabulous banquet. He spent 16 hours slaving in the kitchen. After finishing school eight years ago, Scott has been working very diligently to move up the ladder and become the head chef. It took a long time, but the director of Human Resources finally took note of Scott because he always goes the extra mile and pays special attention to details.
2018/08/27 (星期一) 10:03
How accurate is our vivid memories? They are not as accurate as we would think they are. When the American space shuttle Challenger exploded on takeoff in 1986, researchers had students write down what happened. They were supposed to write down what they were wearing and what was on TV. Three years later the students were told to write down what they remembered. The researchers compared what they wrote.
2018/10/05 (星期五) 10:03