The Daily Populous

Thursday March 15th, 2018 morning edition

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When my cat, Arnold, who was a domestic shorthair, was alive, I flew regularly with him.

I found flight attendants and baggage handlers attentive and kind.

He always traveled in a large kennel, so I had to check him as baggage.

But I kept the kennel with me as long as I could, sometimes taking it with me to the departure gate before surrendering it to the agents.

Once, as I sat at the gate with Arnold, flight attendants there told me just to bring him on board since the flight wasn't crowded.

They said they'd find a place to stash the kennel.

I wanted to ask if Arnold and I could change places. »

Calif. weighs toughest net neutrality law in US—with ban on paid zero-rating

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Further Reading To kill net neutrality, FCC might have to fight more than half of US states.

Although the FCC is trying to preempt state-level net neutrality laws, van Schewick contends that "the bill is on firm legal ground.".

That means the FCC can only prevent the states from adopting net neutrality protections if the FCC has authority to adopt net neutrality protections itself.". »

All disk galaxies rotate once every billion years

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Astronomers discovered that all disk galaxies rotate once every billion years, no matter their size.

“It’s not Swiss watch precision,” said Gerhardt Meurer, an astronomer from the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR), in a press release .

”“Discovering such regularity in galaxies really helps us to better understand the mechanics that make them tick,” he said. »

Ashton Kutcher landed in hospital after following Steve Jobs's fruitarian diet

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But not everyone is suited to unorthodox diets, as Ashton Kutcher discovered after adopting the late Steve Jobs's fruitarian regimen in preparation for a new biopic of the technology magnate.

Jobs, who was often reported to be a fruitarian, died of pancreatic cancer in October last year.

"First of all, the fruitarian diet can lead to, like, severe issues," Kutcher told USA Today. »