Transition to winter time: historical causes and health effects

On the night of November 5-6, the United States once again turned the clock back one hour and switched to winter time. This practice has existed in the States for nearly 100 years - since 1918, but the idea was invented back in ...

How a classmate helped a newcomer to learn at school without knowing English

A new student came to one of the California schools, who practically did not speak English. He had a rather hard time - after all, he did not understand either the teacher or new friends. Until a smart classmate found a way to help him. Family of 10-year-old ...

History of Muscovites who moved to California

Experienced travelers know: everything is learned by comparison. Someone moves to a new place blindly, trusting an inner voice. Others may do a whole lot of research before deciding on the ideal environment for themselves. Continuing a series of materials about Russians living abroad, Lenta.ru publishes a story ...

The guy came up with a brilliant way to deliver a resume to executives.

When looking for a job, you very often have to come up with something extraordinary in order to somehow stand out from the crowd of other applicants for this or that vacancy. Lukas Yla, 25, has found the most unusual way to get an employer interested in his resume. The guy has just fulfilled his cherished dream and moved from Vilnius ...

What take-away food tells us about US history

From fast food eateries to pizza delivery, the takeaway story has a lot to tell us. Because the way and what Americans eat often reflects the changes taking place in society at a particular moment, writes Share America. “You can learn a lot from ...

The love story of Bill and Hillary Clintons in photos

Former US President made a speech at the Democratic National Convention in support of his wife. Former US President Bill Clinton, in his speech at the Democratic National Convention, described his wife as a force for change and a longtime champion of social justice, saying ...

11 interesting facts about Coney Island

Sigmund Freud allegedly once said: "The only thing that interests me in America is Coney Island." Harsh, but take a look at the evidence: there are miles of sandy beaches, a promenade, rides galore, a parade of topless mermaids, and a television contest that is all about ...

His burden does not pull: an American lived with an artificial heart in a backpack

In Michigan, 25-year-old Stan Larkin lived 555 days without his own heart while awaiting his transplant. All this time, the young man avoided serious physical exertion, but at the same time did not quit playing basketball. Stan became the first patient in Michigan to be equipped with a special device called ...

How a journalist from Russia became a photopsychologist in the American metropolis

"Nothing but light." The name of this large-scale photo project fully reflects its essence: the photographer Anastasia Kuba uses nothing but natural light that enters the studio through a large window. Not only are there no spotlights and spotlights: there is no makeup, props, hairstyles and even ...

Interactive map: how the borders of Belarus have changed over the centuries

The Belarusian designer has compiled a “Map of the formation of Belarus”. The project allows you to walk through the main dates of Belarusian history from the 170th century to the present day on an interactive map. At the same time, it is curious to see how the Belarusian borders have changed over the centuries. The map is available in three languages: Belarusian, Russian and English. XNUMX key events in the history of Belarus ...

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