7 job search myths in the US

Now that unemployment is so low and hundreds of thousands of jobs remain unfilled, it's time to look around. There are many generally accepted opinions about work and job search in the United States that can be misleading. To begin with, you must warn your ...

How the USSR created a myth about Americans intentionally infecting Europe with the Colorado potato beetle

Historian Tamara Eidelman, in her book “How Propaganda Works,” published by Individuum, describes how the mechanism of spreading deliberately false information works, and also examines in detail several famous examples. One of them is the myth of the Colorado potato beetle as a biological weapon ...

8 stereotypes about Russians in the USA

“We all think that Americans hate us,” Vadim Sovitsky, a Russian living in the United States, revealed 8 of the most common, in his opinion, stereotypes of Americans about Russian people. The first stereotype is the lethargy of the Russian people, Vadim writes for the Open Russia Livejournal community. Surely you ...

Cooling in hot weather: do popular methods work?

A hot and stifling August is forecast in many US states. Those without air conditioning at home or in the office will look for ways to cool, often resorting to popular advice. The BBC tried to look scientifically at ...

Stop now: 10 health myths

In our understanding, ten false myths about health have been fixed. We have tried to debunk each of the myths. 1. Drink eight glasses of water a day. There is no need to count the cups you drink. Research shows that people who drink a glass of water in one gulp get enough fluids to ...

Eleven folly that Americans believe

The Daily Dot has published a list of eleven stupid things that Americans believe in. 1. In the course of numerous opinion polls, it turned out that a third of Americans are absolutely sure that people with a homosexual orientation are capable of becoming heterosexual if they want to. 2. Thirty percent ...

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