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A Cool Solution
—James Baron


We use refrigerators to keep our food fresh and safe to eat. Without them, our food would go bad very quickly. This is a serious problem in India, where many don’t have modern refrigerators or even electricity.

As a solution, rural clay worker Mansukhbhai Prajapati invented a new kind of refrigerator called the MittiCool. This simple fridge is made from a type of clay with excellent insulating effects, and it doesn’t require electricity. Instead, it’s cooled through the evaporation of water that is held in the top tank. The MittiCool fridge can keep milk, fruit, and vegetables fresh for up to five days. Better yet, it’s cheap and environmentally friendly.

Prajapati’s idea was so successful that he’s now making other clay kitchen items such as pans, pressure cookers, and water filters. There are even plans to produce a MittiCool house that doesn’t require air conditioning! As Prajapati has shown, despite more advanced technology, simple methods can be used to solve modern problems.

不插電冰箱
我們用冰箱來讓食物保持新鮮與食用安全。若沒有冰箱,我們的食物會很快腐敗。這在印度是很嚴重的問題,在那裡很多人沒有現代的冰箱甚或是電力。
農村的陶土工人馬蘇克巴亥.普拉加帕第發明了一種稱為MittiCool的新冰箱作為解決方法。這種簡單的冰箱是用一種具有絕佳隔熱效果的陶土製成,且不需要電力。它反而是透過保存在最上層水箱的水蒸發來冷卻。MittiCool冰箱可以使牛奶、水果和蔬菜保鮮多達五天。更棒的是,它便宜又環保。
普拉加帕第的點子很成功,他現在則在製造其他的陶土廚房用品,像是鍋具、壓力鍋和濾水器。甚至有計畫要製造不需要空調的MittiCool房子!如同普拉加帕第所展現的,儘管有較先進的科技,還是可以用簡單的方法來解決現代的問題。

 
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priority seat 博愛座;優先座
近來由於部分乘客認為某些乘客不應使用博愛座,而引起廣泛爭議與討論,甚至有民眾發起請願廢除博愛座的設置,避免紛爭發生。
passenger 乘客
vacant 未被占用的、空的
yield one’s seat to sb 讓座給某人
controversy 爭議、爭論
regulate 規範;管理、調整
conflict 紛爭、衝突
abolish 廢除
 
The priority seats on this train are reserved for elderly, pregnant, and physically challenged passengers.
這班列車上的博愛座保留給年長者、孕婦以及行動不便的乘客。
 
博愛座優先讓座對象:
senior citizens 年長者
pregnant women 孕婦
the physically challenged 行動不便者
those traveling with children 帶小孩者
 
 
2016/11/14(一) From the ocean to the countryside, death is just a strike, sting, or bite away in Australia.
在澳洲,從海洋到鄉間,死亡可能只是一擊、一螫或一咬之隔。

2016/11/15(二) To make peace, the king of Siam decided to send a royal white elephant to the British Queen as a gift.
為了議和,暹羅國王決定送一隻皇家白象給英國女王作為禮物。

2016/11/16(三)

It seemed as if all of the detectives were searching for the missing elephant.
似乎所有的警探都在找這隻失蹤的大象。

2016/11/17(四) On the other hand, although video games are frequently seen as distractions from healthier physical activities, Pokemon Go requires players to constantly be on the move.
另一方面,雖然電玩遊戲常被視為讓人分心而無法做較健康的體能活動,《精靈寶可夢》卻要求玩家要不斷移動。

2016/11/18(五) This simple fridge is made from a type of clay with excellent insulating effects, and it doesn’t require electricity.
這種簡單的冰箱是用一種具有絕佳隔熱效果的陶土製成,且不需要電力。

 
 
 
 
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