6 Reckless Financial Habits of Americans That Surprise Immigrants

What surprises our people about the financial habits of Americans, said the author of the blog “Normal Money” on Yandex.Zen. Next - from the first person. “Rule one: never lose money. Rule two: never forget rule one,” these are the words of Warren Buffett - perhaps...

How and why I came back from emigration: 3 stories

Emigration attracts today more than ever: fabulous opportunities for education and career, crazy parties in European clubs, good weather, picturesque cityscapes and no hassle in the form of annoying relatives with their problems and deadly bureaucracy. Most understand that all this is ...

Why Russians don't smile at strangers

In the United States, as in many other countries, smiling is a common, habitual, even reflexive gesture of goodwill. An emigrant from Russia, professor of psychology at the University of Washington, Masha Gartstein, explains: in Russia, a random smile addressed to strangers on...

Chatbot passed off a Ukrainian woman as a Russian woman and used her photo to advertise the Russian Federation in China

Hackers took a video of a Ukrainian woman from YouTube and, using AI, turned it into promotional videos to promote Russia in China, the BBC reports. Olga Loek has seen her face in various videos on Chinese social networks. They were made using an easy to use...

An ISIS member from Uzbekistan lived in the United States for 2 years and waited for asylum: the authorities were in no hurry to arrest, although they knew about his connections with terrorists

Jovokhir Attoev, 33, an Uzbek citizen suspected of being an ISIS member, was arrested two weeks ago by federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement, NBC reported. The migrant crossed the US-Mexico border in early 2022, but it took US authorities almost a year to...

Stephen King sold the rights to his story to a student from Uzbekistan for $1

A student from Uzbekistan, Gulnara Ivanova, made a film based on the Stephen King story “The Man Who Never Shaked Hands.” She bought the rights to this work from the writer for $1, TegriNews reports. Ivanova said that she participated in the Dollar Baby program, in which King ...

Turkish Airlines does not allow Russians on flights to Mexico: they fear that they will illegally cross the US border

The Russian Embassy in Turkey urged citizens to avoid Turkish Airlines flights. Airlines are denying Russian passengers boarding connecting flights from Istanbul to destinations in Latin America, MoscowTimes reports. “We are forced to advise our citizens to carefully weigh the advisability of using the services of this...

Three US cities where our people move if they don’t want to learn English

Is it possible to move to the USA, live there for 30 years and not learn English? Of course, it is possible if there are Russian cafes, restaurants, shops, Russian-speaking neighbors, sellers, doctors, etc. around, writes the author of the “Blog about the USA” column on Yandex.Zen. Next - from the first...

Dependence on cars and one supermarket per city: why ours is unusual in one-story America

Although many people think of big cities like New York, Chicago or Los Angeles when they hear the word “USA,” the vast majority of the country’s residents live in what is known as single-story America. Therefore, the author of the blog “Elena in America” on Yandex.Zen decided to tell what it’s like to live in a “dormitory” town...

The story of Hedy Lamarr: how a self-taught immigrant invented Wi-Fi

Hedy Lamarr, a Jewish immigrant, was not only a glamorous movie star, but also a gifted, self-taught inventor. Hedy invented Wi-Fi technology and developed a system capable of sinking Nazi submarines, History reports. In the 1940s, few Hollywood actresses were more famous and beautiful than Hedy...

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