The Daily Populous

Tuesday June 12nd, 2018 night edition

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The news that Nintendo fans have been eagerly awaiting for is finally here—Super Smash Bros.

Everyone is returning to the game from every single Smash Bros. title ever made.

Smash Bros. was first revealed back in March as part of a surprise Nintendo Direct.

Not much else about the game was revealed at the time, however, with fans eager to find out more.

Mere days after the initial announcement, Masahiro Sakurai, the creator of the Smash Bros. series, confirmed that he was working on the game.

With the game reveal out of the way, fans can now watch some of the best Smash Bros. players from around the world in action in Nintendo's Smash Bros. Switch Invitational live on the company's Twitch channel. »

Solar Has Overtaken Gas and Wind as Biggest Source of New U.S. Power

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That accounted for 55 percent of all new generation, with solar panels beating new wind and natural gas turbines for a second straight quarter.

Solar Slump U.S. installations are expected to be flat in 2018 as tariffs and tax reform drive up costs Source: Solar Energy Industries Association and GTM Research.

Giant fields of solar panels led the growth as community solar projects owned by homeowners and businesses took off. »

People who overestimate their political knowledge are more likely to believe conspiracy theories

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People who overestimate their political knowledge are more likely to believe conspiracy theories.

People who overestimate their understanding of political issues are more likely to believe conspiracy theories, according to new research that appears in the European Journal for Social Psychology.

By investigating the psychological underpinning of conspiracy beliefs, we are better able to understand how these beliefs form and spread. »

Russian workers are undergoing training to learn how to smile ahead of the World Cup

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Workers in Russia are being taught how to smile in a bid to be more welcoming to tourists during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which kicks off on Thursday.

To prepare for all the tourists, workers in key companies like FIFA, Russian Railways, and Moscow Metro are all undergoing unique training.

The BBC says the world governing body for football and the two Russian transport firms are teaching staff how to smile. »

Iran warns North Korea: Trump could cancel deal before getting home

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Tehran cited its own experience in offering the advice to Kim a month after Washington withdrew from a similar deal with Iran.

However, he says the existing deal negotiated under his predecessor Barack Obama had failed to address Iran’s ballistic missile program.

Trump has insisted any deal with North Korea should include irreversible and verifiable denuclearization. »