The Daily Populous

Friday August 3rd, 2018 night edition

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Many of us couldn’t care less how often a comic swears or whether they touch on taboo topics.

They searched the web for examples of clean and dirty humor (isn’t science great?)

Using these ratings, they picked four dirty and four clean jokes that were about equally funny.

Of course, the profiles were fake: Each one included one of the clean or dirty jokes and a photo of some random dude.

Medlin found that women who held a positive attitude toward casual sex tended to find dirty jokes funnier.

However, men should be reminded that women generally preferred clean humor in a man, both for a casual hook-up and for something longer-term.

Some of the other jokes are just as bad, and I think that the clean jokes used by Medlin are even worse in this respect than the dirty jokes. »

Jehovah’s Witnesses refused to hand over evidence in sexual abuse case

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Jehovah’s Witnesses have their own internal committees which sit in judgement in cases of sexual abuse and do not involve the police.

According to Reclaimed Voices, an organisation that helps ex-Jehovah’s Witnesses members who were victims of sexual abuse, the minister needs to do much more.

Jehovah’s Witnesses are being widely accused of silencing victims of sexual abuse within the sect. »

12 Girls' Schools Burnt Down Overnight In Pakistan

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Pakistan schools were burnt down by unidentified persons in coordinated attacks in Gilgit-Baltistan.

Girls' schools are often attacked in the northern areas of Pakistan.

Nine schools of which eight were girls' schools were attacked and destroyed in five days in the area in February. »

How a Tribe is Battling Loggers With a Drone They Built Watching YouTube

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That’s in part because the country’s population is so small, just 735,000 people to keep watch on 83,000 square miles of country.

But around 9,000 of those residents are Wapichan, an indigenous community living the country’s southern region, where forests are repeatedly threatened.

Or, specifically, one drone, a fixed-wing model that tribe members built, incredibly, by watching DIY videos on YouTube. »

‘This is a stupid policy’: Emissions become latest front in California-Trump war

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| Alex Wong/Getty Images ‘This is a stupid policy’: Emissions become latest front in California-Trump war.

“Under his reckless scheme, motorists will pay more at the pump, get worse gas mileage and breathe dirtier air.

Schwarzenegger added that should the White House and the GOP ignore California’s wishes, “I’d remind them that California has won this battle before. »