New research: what Americans eat

The well-known publication Washingtonpost.com has published data showing what Americans eat. It turned out that US residents eat more grains, fruits and nuts. Americans are more likely to avoid white potatoes and sugary drinks. According to the study, wealthy families change their diets faster than poor families. In the report…

“Agorot” and “Butylka”: an isolated dialect of the Russian language was found in Alaska

American linguists Mira Bergelson, Andrey Kibrik and Wayne Lehman discovered and described a relict dialect of Russian in the village of Ninilchik (Ninilchaik) in Alaska. Lehman himself hails from this village, located on the eastern shore of Cook Bay, and does not know Russian, but he paid attention ...

Citizenship attractiveness rating: USA ceded to Lithuania

The Swiss company Henley & Partners, specializing in assistance in obtaining citizenship and visas, has released a rating of the attractiveness of citizenship (Quality of Nationality Index). When compiling the rating, the company's experts took into account all factors affecting the attractiveness of citizenship of each country. As internal (the scale of the economy, human development, ...

Poll: USA, Ukraine and Turkey are the main enemies for Russians

The Russians called the United States, Ukraine and Turkey the main enemies of the country, and the main friends were Belarus, Kazakhstan and China. 72% of those surveyed are hostile to the United States. Moreover, in May, the attitude towards America worsened after stabilization at the end of 2015. According to Aleksey, deputy director of the Levada Center ...

Mistakes doctors - the third cause of death in the US

The shocking results of a new study conducted by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Medicine show that thousands of people in the United States are dying due to medical errors. “If we consider medical errors as a disease, then this will be the third leading cause of death in the United States,” says the doctor ...

Poll: 72% of Russians do not have passports

The share of Russians who have foreign passports has not changed over the past two years: as in 2014, 28% of respondents own this document, while 72% do not, the Levada Center reported. Most often, managers and managers (60%), employees (37%) have passports ...

Anti-Semitism in Russia: How attitudes towards Jews have changed

The well-known Russian analytical center Levada Center, commissioned by the Russian Jewish Congress, conducted the first large-scale sociological study in 20 years on the current state of anti-Semitism in Russia. The results showed that with the general growth of xenophobia in Russia, the attitude towards Jews is changing for the better. For example, in 1990, "honest and decent people" ...

Zika virus: American scientists confirm connection with birth defects

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said it found evidence that the Zika virus is the leading cause of birth defects reported in Brazil and several other countries. The director of the federal agency, which is a division of the US Department of Health, Thomas Frieden calls ...

Wealthy Americans live about 15 years longer than the poor

The richest men in the United States, nominally referred to as the Top 1%, live an average of 87 years and 3 months, almost 15 years longer than the poorest men, or Bottom 1%. Such data are provided in a study by Stanford University professor Raj ...

Poll: Americans trust Clinton more than Trump

A new poll showed that Americans trust Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to solve more issues than Republican candidate Donald Trump. The Associated Press and GfK poll, conducted from March 31 to April 4, took ...

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