Lecture on the history of chocolate

If you can't imagine life without chocolate, you're lucky you weren't born until the XNUMXth century. Until this time, chocolate existed only in a liquid form, completely different from what we know. The more popular this product became, ...

The inauguration of the President of the United States: interesting facts and traditions

On January 20, the inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden will take place. Due to the coronavirus, this will be a rather unusual ceremony. As it was in previous years and how some of the inaugurations were remembered, the BBC said. With the first rays of the sun on April 30, 1789, a large crowd ...

An American abandoned as a child found relatives after 83 years of searching

In 2018, Angela Raven read the story of Ronald Perrault, who was left as an infant in a parked car in Portland, Oregon, 83 years ago, and decided to reach out to him to help find relatives. An unusual story was told by the Press Herald. “I spent some ...

American woman stole a fragment of the Roman Forum, but returned it years later

An American tourist who stole and spoiled a fragment of ancient Roman marble sent it back to Italy and begged for forgiveness. Insider talks about it. This week, the National Museum of Rome received a package from Atlanta, Georgia, with a stone on which was written ...

Revolutionary ideas and rich culture: how Russians settled in the USA

While some Russian immigrants frightened US residents with revolutionary ideas, others struck them with their rich Russian culture. Russian immigrants have been a feature of the United States since the early days of the country. In the first American census, conducted in 1790, their number ...

Soviet retro and American Moscow: the most 'Russian' places in the USA

Although Russia and the US border each other in the North Pacific Ocean, the two countries often seem very distant from each other. However, there are many cities and towns in the USA that still carry ...

Jewish History Course

This course is an introduction to Jewish history. Students will become familiar with the basic concepts and phenomena necessary to understand the Jewish past, present and future, such as the Covenant, the Chosen People, Exile, Deliverance, Community, Emancipation, Identity, and the Jewish Question. The course material is organized chronologically (the most important ...

From Russia with decor: how an entrepreneur conquered the USA with an unusual product

Samara entrepreneur Artyom Ruzheinikov created the MiMi brand, the most popular product of which is wooden world maps. They are sold in the form of a puzzle or a ready-made decor through our own dealer network in Russia, as well as through distributors in Europe and the USA. True Puzzle Cards ...

What is real Brighton Beach: a dream district within a huge metropolis

It is extremely interesting to read the reviews of Russian tourists about Brighton Beach. Without a doubt, almost none of them even guess what the spectacle is actually opening up before them. The main thing is that they do not at all realize that they are dealing not with wondrous exoticism, but, on the contrary, with ...

Financial hole and lack of freedom: what did America displease the immigrant from Ukraine

32-year-old Business Analyst EPAM Ivan Vysotsky has lived in the United States for 12 years. In the States, he received an education, started a family, changed several jobs and bought a house. However, all this did not deter him from wanting to return home - Ivan moved back to his native ...

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