6/13 – Daily Digest

We start off this week with a warning against desserts, an English lesson, and a cross-cultural journey into the world of Chinese high school students. Today’s digest closes with an inspiring quote from Lebron “Bron Bron” James.

No Tip For You: When eating bananas foster involves a subsequent medical helicopter ride, it’s been a bad dining experience.

Top Ten Misused English Words: The ultimate list to help you avoid being decimated by English majors (See what I did there). H/T @challies

The Downside of Exam Based Education in China: A brief look at the test that determines all Chinese students’ future and its perils.

Rein’s firm recently interviewed Fortune 500 companies in China. It found that most of them have an annual turnover rate of around 30 percent. In the U.S., 11 percent is considered high. Rein says most Chinese graduates are not qualified for a global business system.

Quote of the Day: Courtesy of the superstar himself, Bron Bron:

All the people that were rooting me on to fail, at the end of the day they have to wake up tomorrow and have the same life they had before. They have the same personal problems they had today. I’m going to continue to live the way I want to live and continue to do the things that I want with me and my family and be happy with that.


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