How much people really earn in Russia 

Russia’s federal expenditure will drop by almost 500 billion rubles by 2019 as compared to 2016. Russian economists predict a further decline in living standards of citizens, growing poverty and inequality. Today the gap between the most affluent and the poorest Russians continues to grow. How much people earn in Russia today A growing gap between…

Morality police in Chechnya, Russia, checks weddings for compliance with modesty rules

Chechnya’s ministry of culture plans to create special groups to monitor local weddings. The so-called morality police will check if weddings comply with national modesty rules. Morality police in Chechnya The morality police in Chechnya will be even authorized to stop a celebration if it doesn’t meet the requirements of the local customs and traditions. The…

Russian Rapunzel grew a 2-meter plait

National beauty pageant “Russian Plait” is in full swing. The main criterion is to have a beautiful plait, the symbol of Russian beauty. Among the contestants you may find Russuan girls from all over the world: Russia, USA, Israel, France, Spain, Turkey, etc. However, Aliya Nasyrova is a leader of the ratings. Her 2-meter braid…

2 Ukrainians walked 2000 km barefoot

2 Ukrainian guys walked 2,000 km (1,242 miles) across the country barefoot. It took Ivan Onysko and Yuri Reglis 100 days to cover the distance. Barefoot through Ukraine The route ran through countless beautiful places of Ukraine. The guys started their incredible adventure in Uzhhorod in western Ukraine. Kharkiv in the eastern part of the country…

How small lies cause bigger lies

Scientists discovered that small lies cause bigger lies. The brain gets used to self-serving lies and eventually stops responding anxiously when we are lying. The more we lie—the easier it gets Even the smallest lie reduces brain’s susceptibility (in the area called amygdala) to negative emotions, which appear when we are dishonest. This was revealed…

Ложь в мелочах способствует лжи по-крупному

Ученые установили, что ложь в мелочах способствует лжи по-крупному. А именно, стало известно, каким образом мозг привыкает к корыстной лжи и со временем перестает реагировать, когда мы врем. Чем больше мы врем, тем легче это нам дается Даже самая малая неправда уменьшает восприимчивость мозга (области под названием амигдала) к негативным эмоциям, которые провоцирует необходимость обманывать…