The Daily Populous

Thursday July 19th, 2018 night edition

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Group of teens beats 72-year-old man in Berkeley.

A group of young men beat a 72-year-old man in Berkeley, leaving him with serious injuries, authorities said.

One man struck the victim in the back of the head, causing him to fall, according to security video of the incident.

The group then proceeded to kick the older man repeatedly, leaving him barely able to crawl across the sidewalk.

His attackers, all estimated to be in their late teens to early twenties, then fled.

One young man lingered to give a last swift kick to the man’s torso, according to video footage.

The older man was left laying on his side on the sidewalk, rocking in pain, according to the video. »

British Police Identify Two Russian Suspects in Novichok Poisonings Using Facial Recognition Tech

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British police have reportedly identified two suspects in the nerve agent poisonings that left one person dead and three others injured.

That source says that the two Russian suspects used aliases to leave the UK on commercial flights.

The two suspects are reportedly “fresh identities,” not known to British intelligence agencies and were identified using facial recognition technology. »

Face Masks Fool the Bengal Tigers

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Arguing that this predator only attacks people from behind, workers in the mangrove forests started wearing face masks on the backs of their heads.

''Tigers have been seen following people wearing the mask, but they have not attacked.''.

By contrast, 29 people who were not wearing the masks were killed there in the last 18 months, officials reported. »

July: Secularisation and economic growth

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The study, published in Science Advances, has shown that a decline in religion influences a country's future economic prosperity.

Furthermore, the findings show that secularisation only predicts future economic development when it is accompanied by a respect and tolerance for individual rights.

We noticed that secularisation only leads to economic development when it is accompanied by a greater respect for individual rights. »

Cracking news: improved smartphone glass twice as likely to survive drops

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Glass-maker Corning has unveiled a new version of its Gorilla Glass used in the majority of smartphone displays, which it says is twice as likely to survive being dropped.

Gorilla Glass 6 is a new chemically strengthened and highly compressed glass that Corning says has twice the drop protection of its Gorilla Glass 5.

“Gorilla Glass 6 improves upon Gorilla Glass 5 by surviving drops from higher heights, but, more importantly, has been engineered to survive multiple drops,” said John Bayne, vice president and general manager for Corning Gorilla Glass. »