Researchers told why Americans get fat

Americans eat dinner too late, and this provokes excess weight. The body simply cannot properly digest the food it has eaten, especially when it comes to midnight pizza or hamburgers. Everything is stored in fat. “We have evolved so that we should not eat at night. ...

Russia and Ukraine accused of global warming

Scientists from the Stockholm Environment Institute accused Russia and Ukraine of non-compliance with the terms of the Kyoto Protocol. According to a study by specialists, this negated all efforts of the international community to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. The Kyoto Protocol allowed Russia and Ukraine ...

July was the hottest on the planet in the history of observations

July is recognized as the hottest month in the history of meteorological observations. Temperatures have risen to record levels both over land and oceans. Many areas experienced unusually long heat waves. Experts from NASA and the Japan Meteorological Office believe that 2015 ...

Russians support the ban on the purchase of foreign condoms

Most Russians support the introduction of a ban on state purchases of foreign condoms. These are the data of the Levada Center survey. Thus, 43% of the respondents were in favor of the ban, 36% were against, another 21% of the respondents found it difficult to answer this question. In turn, for the ban on purchases of foreign high-tech medical equipment ...

Fewer Ukrainians want to join the European Union

More than half of the population considers Ukraine's accession to the EU a priority. This is evidenced by the results of a study conducted by the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation. In particular, according to the research data, answering the question “What do you think, joining which community is a priority for Ukraine?”, 51,2% ...

Romanians want to unite with Moldova to 2018

68% of Romanians support the idea of ​​unification with Moldova until 2018, when the centenary of the creation of Greater Romania will be celebrated. At the same time, almost 15% of respondents do not support this idea. “The number of those who are in favor is extremely high and confirms the data of previous polls. Naturally, a century ...

Magadan wants to return to the old time zone

The government of the Magadan region conducted a sociological study and found that the majority of the region's residents are negative about the recent change in the time zone and insist on changing it. According to the survey results, fifty-eight percent of Kolyma residents have a negative attitude to the transfer of the region to the ninth time zone (plus seven hours to the Moscow ...

Russians have the most free time in the world

Russians most of all in the world do not have enough free time, follows from a sociological study by the GfK company. One in three (31%) are dissatisfied with the amount of their free time in Russia, despite the large number of official holidays. Slightly less dissatisfied with the amount of time for ...

Named the most respected country in the world

According to the results of studies carried out annually in various countries of the world, the state was named, which received the title of "The most respected country in the world." In 2015, Canada became such a country with the best reputation among the inhabitants of the planet. Among the 16 criteria by which the research results were calculated, there were such ...

Scientists tied eye color with alcohol addiction

In a new study, scientists found that those with blue eyes are more likely to become alcoholics than others. Scientists from the University of Vermont have found a link between a person's predisposition to alcoholism and eye color. According to the study, blue-eyed people are more likely to suffer from alcoholism. In research ...

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