The most common misconceptions about the United States among Russian speakers

The USA is a very unusual country. They know a lot about her, but even more remains a reason for myths and misconceptions. The author of the Made in USA blog on Yandex.Zen spoke about the three most popular misconceptions of Russian speakers about the United States of America. The state capital is not ...

7 Myths About US Social Security That Could Cost You Your Pension

The closer we get to retirement, the more important suddenly strict social security rules become. Yet less than half of American adults are confident in their knowledge of Social Security rules, according to a survey by the National Pension Institute. Edition of Money Talks ...

Vitamin C and the flu shot: experts debunk myths about ways to protect against coronavirus

As the coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, confusion and misconceptions about what can protect you become as contagious as the virus. The New York Times spoke with doctors and infectious disease specialists about ...

COVID-19: debunking popular myths about the disease

How are people who develop symptoms of COVID-19 treated and why is no one talking about treatment? Voice of America debunks myths and cites facts known about the coronavirus today. Question: If there are all signs of COVID-19 (dry cough, headache, etc.), ...

Alcohol and garlic: World Health Organization refutes myths about new coronavirus

The World Health Organization has posted a memo on its website in which it debunks the most common myths about the coronavirus. The Voice of America published the main theses. Are hand dryers effective at killing coronavirus? No. Hand dryers are not effective at killing the 2019-nCoV virus strain. To keep yourself safe ...

Bananas, packages, and bats: China's most popular coronavirus myths

The 2019-nCoV coronavirus strain is spreading rapidly across China, but rumors and alternative theories about it are spreading even faster around the world. It is said that the virus can be cured with a solution of salt or with Ban Lan Gen tea and that it spreads with bananas and parcels ...

12 incredible rumors about Disneyland: which one is true

Disney's theme parks are the most famous in the world. Due to the huge influence of Disney, as well as their seemingly above average commitment to the image of absolute perfection, there are rumors about parks. Rumors about how they achieve this "perfection", what things might be wrong ...

Top 5 New York City Legends

Alligators in the sewers, the penny killer, the treasures of Liberty Island, the kidnapper in Staten Island and the figure of Babe Ruth are five major urban legends in New York that Afisha writes about. Each city has its own fairy tales, folklore and legends. New York is no exception. ...

15 Job Search Myths That Everyone Believes

Finding a job can be an incredibly stressful process. Because of this, it can be tempting to follow any type of “advice” that can easily be found online or on message boards. Unfortunately, many of these tips are myths. Want to know the difference between helpful tips and ...

10 myths about Americans, with whom you will say goodbye, having moved to the USA

During my life in the States, I said goodbye to many of my stereotypes and prejudices about Americans. Here's just one of them: in the States, they eat one fast food, and therefore there are many overweight people. Myth 1: All Americans are Workaholics I have long lived with this myth. Until I started working with Americans and understood ...

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