The first balloon flight was made by a Russian, and the Valaam Monastery was founded by the Apostle Andrew. These "historical facts" were invented by one bibliophile 200 years ago
The modern digital age is strongly associated with the concepts of post-truth, infodemic and fake news. Together with Viktor Mut'ev, senior lecturer at SPbGIK, we analyze an article about coronavirus using critical thinking techniques
The author of the article in Stern was deeply impressed by the fact that the Vikings were engaged in the slave trade and themselves used the labor of slaves, and, unlike the Romans, they considered them to be of the lowest class. He urges to stop idealizing medieval Scandinavians, relying on TV shows such as the sensational "Vikings"
After the face, women's legs occupy an honorable second place among body parts that undergo various transformations for the sake of fashion. This material has collected 5 traditions that cause significant damage to the body
Cinema can take the viewer into the past, and sometimes replace history
Alexei Navalny came to his senses after poisoning, which in Germany is believed to be caused by Soviet-developed chemical weapons. However, close analysis of the data available in the open scientific literature raises doubts as to whether this is the original Novichok. This situation is much more like trying to pretend that it is him
People are often unhappy with themselves. Some make special efforts to look at the world in a new way and find hidden opportunities in themselves. They go to the mountains, attend trainings or “open the chakras”. Their goal is to become a different person, an improved version of themselves. And since the desire for their own upgrade in people is inexhaustible, the development of science will help to realize it with frightening efficiency
Many people believe that schizophrenia is the only mental illness, and the rest is "well, character problems." However, our psyche is very fragile, and a very real diagnosis can sometimes be hidden behind strange behavior