The largest tobacco producers in Russia may suspend the production of cigarettes due to a shortage of raw materials. We will tell you what will happen if all smokers in the country abruptly quit smoking.
Despite the fact that many environmental indicators have improved during the COVID-19 pandemic, the latest study suggests that reducing greenhouse gas emissions during this time will not affect the slowdown of climate change.
Collecting garbage in two containers – recyclables and mixed waste – is not only a concern for the environment, but also a real help to the economy. Industry experts are sure that with the transition to separate waste collection in Russia, processing complexes began to develop, additional jobs appeared. Fortunately, Russians have plenty of opportunities for home sorting of waste in self-isolation mode today.
Keeping money in a bank — in the one that is glass — is an extremely stupid occupation, if only because the amount will decrease annually by at least the amount of actual inflation. During a crisis, such storage is at all akin to scattering bills on the street. You can stock up on equipment, real estate or make repairs at your mother—in-law - in short, convert money into property. You can put money in the bank at 5-6% per annum — you will not compensate for inflation, but you will also lose significantly less. What other ways are there to save and even increase the money stash?
The fact that the COVID-19 epidemic is rampant around the world is still half the trouble. Many were left without work and money. Moreover, the immediate prospects are so-so: even if we assume that tomorrow the epidemic will end and the quarantine will be lifted, then the financial condition will not be quickly corrected. There will be a shortage of offers on the labor market for a long time, the economy will not be restored in a day. How to use the crisis to your advantage and make money on financial products without leaving home and without large investments? Popular mechanics has selected methods with different risks and profitability.
The financial crisis is an unstable time, and therefore dangerous for the budget. Prices for many goods are already rising, and the incomes of the average family have remained the same or even decreased. We talk about how to properly allocate expenses and maintain confidence in the future.
David Graeber, a professor at the London School of Economics, proves that technological progress has not freed people, but has tied them even more to meaningless work.
A widespread stereotype says that women's happiness depends on marital status and having children. There really is a dependency, but it is completely different than it is commonly believed. We understand what really makes a woman happy.
There are many films and books about the colonization of Mars, which describe the main problem of human exploration of the Red Planet. This is the person himself, or, more precisely, the peculiarities of the psychology of mankind and the unwillingness to change their habits. Some scientists are sure that nothing good for humanity will come out of this idea.
The brown rat is the most common pest mammal, causing $19 billion in losses to the global economy every year. Today we will tell you about where rodents came from and how they were able to fill the whole world.