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Deng Xiang (phillippeengel)

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  • Travelling Is Not What It Used To Be
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    Travelling Is Not What It Used To Be

    13 months ago

  • How to be Confident: an Anecdote
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    How to be Confident: an Anecdote

    13 months ago

  • How to Find Time to Read 50 Books in a Year (or more)
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    How to Find Time to Read 50 Books in a Year (or more)

    13 months ago

    There is plenty of time during the day to read if you know how to manage your time wisely or work your way around it.

  • How To Be Clear In Your Writing, or How To Write Clearly
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    How To Be Clear In Your Writing, or How To Write Clearly

    13 months ago

  • 3 Ways to Keep Studying Even When You Don’t Feel Like It
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    3 Ways to Keep Studying Even When You Don’t Feel Like It

    13 months ago

    Studying, we all know, is kinda dull and introspective, and brain foods don't help you much either. Don't give up. I have 3 ways for you to keep studying for the upcoming test or exam.

  • How to Get a Job If You Are Out of Work for Longer Than a Year
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    How to Get a Job If You Are Out of Work for Longer Than a Year

    13 months ago

    Whether it is an unexpected family crisis or a stint to upgrade employment skills, how would you convince your employer to hire you after a hiatus of a year or more from the workforce?

  • Superfoods -are they indeed super?
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    Superfoods -are they indeed super?

    16 months ago

    Did you know that there is no official definition of a 'superfood'? That term is really just a marketing tool.

  • The overhaul of Duotrope = the end of writing scopes?
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    The overhaul of Duotrope = the end of writing scopes?

    5 years ago

    Duotrope Digest had switched from a free model to a paid one. Is it good or bad?

  • Keeping the flame of volunteerism alive in young
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    Keeping the flame of volunteerism alive in young

    5 years ago

    We dislike people who disparage us as callous, parochial pariahs; on the contrary, we should tolerate their criticism because we might really have these characteristics. When we lack the spontaneity to support worthy causes, we can be perceived,...

  • Why it is so hard to level up in games - the real motive behind the game developers and producers
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    Why it is so hard to level up in games - the real motive behind the game developers and producers

    16 months ago

    Generally, games aren't made to be played per se, but they are made for commercial reasons. I will tell you why it is hard to level up in some games.

  • Too much political power could make a grave mistake
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    Too much political power could make a grave mistake

    5 years ago

    It is an adage we have learned in school: That to err is human. But suppose we make grave mistakes in a career that not only affect our livelihoods, but also the welfare of the country you are living in; would the clemency you are pining for be...

  • Not naming top examination scorers: right or wrong?
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    Not naming top examination scorers: right or wrong?

    5 years ago

    I have been wondering what the buzz is all about, and how it managed to catapult to a hot button issue. The education system is a monolith, and with the thousands of frenzied teachers and principals who abound, it is taxing to introduce radical...

  • Trying to be happy is really hard work
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    Trying to be happy is really hard work

    5 years ago

    with courtesy of wikiHow.com I would sigh and fidget if I am compelled to queue up for more than five minutes, looking haplessly at the long sinuous line of people of heterogeneous cultures and races. When I am buying just a few commodities from...

  • Innumerable scholarship holders
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    Innumerable scholarship holders

    5 years ago

    There has been an impassioned wrangle over whether the children of the affluent should be deprived of scholarships simply because of the trappings that come with it. It is an ironic situation whereby scholarships are meant to equitably bestow upon...

  • Getting rid of the stubborn bulge
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    Getting rid of the stubborn bulge

    5 years ago

    To curb the advertising of unwholesome food is a plan mooted by the government, but it would be a step in the wrong direction if consumers remain avaricious and overlook the importance of maintaining a diet. Advertisements have influenced the way...

  • How to have fruitful and profound discussions
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    How to have fruitful and profound discussions

    5 years ago

    1. Will living in your country be affordable in the future? You are beleaguered with many problems, from housing to healthcare, education to career prospects. You might wonder how you are going to surmount future challenges ahead, or wonder if you...

  • Review on preschools' overseas trips
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    Review on preschools' overseas trips

    5 years ago

    Albeit it is beneficial to expose young children to the world around them, preschools intending to send their students abroad to learning ventures would be a fatuous idea. Young children, who are still callous, cannot be expected to glean crucial...

  • Tuition might or might not matter - a dilemma
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    Tuition might or might not matter - a dilemma

    5 years ago

    People living in a society where cut-throat competition predominate would not gainsay that tuition is one of the avenues to improve oneself. The word tuition denotes something like holding a consultation, an informal euphemism for exchanging ideas...

  • There's something compelling about gaming...
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    There's something compelling about gaming...

    5 years ago

    An encounter with a bevy of high level players, swaggering around the land while they brandish their weapons. I thought gaming was one of the many diversions people who live in hectic and frantic lives revel in, but I was not cognizant with the...

  • Some Chemistry questions you might find tricky
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    Some Chemistry questions you might find tricky

    6 years ago

    I have put in my best efforts in preparing this article and disclaim liability arising directly or indirectly from the use and application of my worked solutions. Any omissions or errors are unintentional, and will be corrected through further...

  • Who is the hero?
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    Who is the hero?

    6 years ago

    pellucid water comes together as the water moves the heart of the people moves the wind howls many years without a scratch the dismal sound of the wind in autumn gentle sound, fickle feelings resembles the vengeance and indignity of...

  • Some Physics questions you might find tricky
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    Some Physics questions you might find tricky

    4 years ago

    These are some challenging physics questions that would most likely come out in your exams.

  • The difficulty of studying Physics - the challenges and some secrets
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    The difficulty of studying Physics - the challenges and some secrets

    16 months ago

    With examples.

  • The irony of studying
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    The irony of studying

    6 years ago

    Throughout history, we have been consistently awestruck and flabbergasted by the sheer genius and mastery with which man is able to bring into creation whatever he sets his mind to. As a tangible manifestation of his imagination, he used whatever...

  • The problem with Pure Maths/Physics/Chemistry/Biology/any other pure subject
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    The problem with Pure Maths/Physics/Chemistry/Biology/any other pure subject

    6 years ago

    First of all: what's wrong with pure? According to the dictionary, the word 'pure' is defined as either: free from anything of a different, inferior, or contaminating kind; free from extraneous matter, simple or homogeneous, of unmixed...

  • Suggested answers to telephone calls
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    Suggested answers to telephone calls

    6 years ago

    I often receive disturbing calls from various companies. The sales promoters were so resilient in persuading me to buy their services that I felt enraged sometimes. If you have similar experiences, try out these following answers at your own...

  • Who cares which school you are from?
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    Who cares which school you are from?

    6 years ago

    There is one cliched question I always hate to hear within earshot: Which school did you came from? I feel like slapping the person. Your Alma-matter does not serve as a testimonial for you. You are still useless, and can be seen as haughty...

  • The problem of studying, way too hard
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    The problem of studying, way too hard

    4 years ago

    Over-studying is as bad as not studying at all.

  • All those silly Internet slangs
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    All those silly Internet slangs

    6 years ago

    The English Language is morphing. You could hardly hear people speaking portentous Victorian English nowadays, save for some pedantic conservative and aged people. There are no more Henry James, no more Charles Dickens, and no more Shakespeare....

  • 3 reasons on why the fertility rate is low
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    3 reasons on why the fertility rate is low

    6 years ago

    In this article, I will be identifying three attitudes that seem to stand in the way of couples having children. Reason #1: Kids are too expensive When people think about financial constraints, they view it as a serious plight, especially if they...

  • A persistent thought
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    A persistent thought

    6 years ago

    A persistent thought, A deep contemplation--- Destiny burns like a bright flame. I wonder why you came When you knew it didn't augur well. It would be better if I didn't wallow, It would be better if I didn't meet you, As each steep...

  • Raise the sun
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    Raise the sun

    6 years ago

    The world is not lacking in beauty; Living in the heart of the city, There are countless wonders waiting for us to explore. There are countless hardships waiting for us to experience. Face life, laugh at our own sufferings, and raise the...

  • Three Pilars of Heaven
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    Three Pilars of Heaven

    6 years ago

    I stop here and dare not go, So that grief can be eluded. And then you personally announce your departure- This I cannot reject to- as I have traversed this road too hastily, Embracing a veneer of my passion; And it is too late to turn back. I will...

  • Good teachers produce food for thought
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    Good teachers produce food for thought

    6 years ago

    ''Okay colleagues, let's adjourn this meeting and go back home.'' Imagine that you, a school principal, said this to all the teachers in a seminar. What will the teachers think? Ironically, they would not be pleased or relieved. They would just...

  • The fragments of an interview 6
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    The fragments of an interview 6

    6 years ago

    Good day, Mr Spongecake. I'm glad to meet you. I'm glad to meet you too, Mr Interviewer. My name is Mr Giro. Oh, sorry for that gaffe, Mr Giro. Please excuse me. I forgot to phone beforehand to know your name. Anyway, I did phoned your...

  • The fragments of an interview 5
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    The fragments of an interview 5

    6 years ago

    Good morning, Ms Meringue. My name is Mr Face, the honcho here. Thank you for coming to this interview, and I appreciate your punctuality too. Okay, let's start now. So, can you tell me what brings you to this metropolis? Thank for your greetings,...

  • Want to Know How People Get Underweight? Exams Are One of the Reasons.
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    Want to Know How People Get Underweight? Exams Are One of the Reasons.

    13 months ago

    People are malleable, just like a pure metal. From a median, healthy weight, people can either become thin or fat within a long or short period. From there, their weight can either plummet from 60kg to 30kg, or skyrocket from 30kg to 60kg. Within...

  • The fragments of an interview 4
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    The fragments of an interview 4

    6 years ago

    I do have one question, Mr Scott. Do you want me to come back for another interview, perhaps with some of the other decision-makers here? I am always available for the second, third, or fourth round of interviews. Well, yes of course. We will...

  • The fragments of an interview 3
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    The fragments of an interview 3

    6 years ago

    Well, we have no vacancies right now, really. But I would need to have a justifiable reason to provide you with a living. How can you help me? I can assist you in many ways. I had left my college with distinctions no other student can achieve. The...

  • War of Talent
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    War of Talent

    6 years ago

    The single, most pernicious, personal danger some university graduates will face is to develop an entrenched arrogant, and complacent, attitude. After getting a coveted degree of a particular discipline, these university graduates will expect to see...

  • The fragments of an interview 2
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    The fragments of an interview 2

    6 years ago

    BioJobBlog Hello, Mister. How are you today? How convivial of you to wish me on this wonderful morning. Yes, I am very fine, as fine as the scrupulous homework teachers mark, as fine as the sun radiating, permeating every matter on Earth. Thank...

  • The fragments of an interview
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    The fragments of an interview

    6 years ago

    by MHesham, via http://mhesham.wordpress.com/2010/07/01/oop-interview-questions/ Can you tell me about yourself? Myself? Well, I am a person who has a lot of idiosyncrasies. People often call me funny, crazy and all sorts of debasing names. I...

  • A tuneful soul
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    A tuneful soul

    6 years ago

    via http://www.babytigermusic.com/category/pop-music/ Before everything began, there was one anticipation, one apprehension. My fingers became cold and benumbed as if I have just place my hands in a refrigerator for minutes. I heard the...

  • Software marks essays
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    Software marks essays

    6 years ago

    We are in a dilemma: to do everything on our own, or to leave it to computers? Now there are so many books to sort out... via http://www.dimensionsguide.com/what-is-the-ideal-classroom-size/ With software just like teachers, and software that...

  • Bring me back to Disneyland
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    Bring me back to Disneyland

    6 years ago

    Astounding aesthetics and immense leisures --now that's what I call life. via http://www.photos-hongkong.com/disneyland.htm It's all about happiness here in this wondrous oasis. Hannah, via...

  • A problem a day keeps your mind awake
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    A problem a day keeps your mind awake

    6 years ago

    Mathematics problems, life problems, money problems, health problems and many more other problems are lurking in the shadows. Motifake, via http://www.motifake.com/tags/problems/0 Problems do not inevitably hinder you from growing. Instead, they...

  • The problem with studying
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    The problem with studying

    6 years ago

    About how studying affects people.

  • Brooding over
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    Brooding over

    6 years ago

    Despite the vigor of the world he doth dwell, The pensive gaze and dropping head of his, that frame His gaunt physique, and all of those foretell His prejudice to any diversion or game. The prolonged afternoon leads evening on To nebulous...

  • Sojourn
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    Sojourn

    6 years ago

    Forever a globetrotter, I sought solace in anywhere; Some derogated me as a vagrant, In destitute and sordidness- A pariah who deserved Nothing but death. Each journey, I trudged my way From towns to towns, But I wended my way From...

  • The study
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    The study

    6 years ago

    The air was still, silent; around the stygian space There flickers the candlelight, the only source of warmth, Emboldening the student to set his eyes upon the words Printed on dozens of books that add pressure to his table. Late it was, the...

  • Autumn morning
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    Autumn morning

    6 years ago

    Autumn is blue. There is a blue sky, blue mud and a blue breeze. It is a quiet, clear and cold morning, the most charming moments in this elegant world. A blue tenderness gently surrounds you... ... ... ... Over there, a group of children are...

  • Motherly love
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    Motherly love

    6 years ago

    I thought that your heart has never changed and I still remember you; from that moment my heart pumps just for your breathing and separation makes me foretaste how death tastes like. How could I forbear from regretting giving you a part of...

  • My heart remains unchanged
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    My heart remains unchanged

    6 years ago

    I have waited for thousands of years that passed in a blinking of an eye. How far is this road that traced thousands of years only to complete my long-cherished wish? When will human love spill down from heaven Every day and night, as if...

  • The Painted Skin
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    The Painted Skin

    6 years ago

    Every so often we paint our skin trying to cover our ages in secrecy those halcyon days will never come again lost in the pores of undulating skin what brings us youthfulness once again remains an enigma deep within the abyss where no...

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