The Daily Populous

Thursday August 23rd, 2018 morning edition

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The nameplate indicates his page on the social media platform VKontake and Russia's Criminal Code Article 282.1 ("incitement of hatred against a religious group").

He faces up to five years in prison under this article.

Russian authorities have registered 762 “extremist crimes” so far this year, many of them consisting of social media posts.

One case is that of Daniil Markin, a 19-year-old film student from Barnaul, the main city in Russia’s Altai region.

He is standing trial for saving several memes mocking Christianity in an album on the social media platform VKontake (VK).

One of the interrogators opened Markin’s VK page and showed him some of the memes he had saved to a public album.

“I confessed to having saved those [memes], but I didn’t mean to offend anyone,” Markin, who is facing up to five years in prison, told me. »

Bones of Love Child From Two Different Hominin Species Discovered in Cave

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Those bones revealed she was the child of an unconventional couple: two now-extinct hominins, a Neanderthal and a Denisovan.

Realizing that Denisova 11 was a direct offspring of a Neanderthal and a Denisovan, she says, was a complete surprise.

Denisova 11 not only had a Neanderthal mother and a Denisovan father but also an entire family history of species-intermixing. »

Good boy uses proper road crossing protocol : likeus

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Mammals have a really good memory Some orangutans learn how to fish This dog knows he's at the vet.

Having such good memories means they remember their suffering.

For instance, these cows are happy for returning to pasture after a long winter. »

The creators of the Nintendo 64 GoldenEye have officially ruled: Oddjob is cheating

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and the body tenses in anticipation of a frantic, karate-chopping melee between smushed-faced versions of James Bond characters.

GoldenEye multiplayer was a staple—the best reason to contort hands around the torturous plastic trident of an N64 controller for hours on end.

On this last point, the interviews are completely clear: “It’s definitely cheating to play as Oddjob!” »

Verizon throttled 'unlimited' data of Calif. fire department during Mendocino wildfire

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Verizon refused to lift the restrictions on data speeds until the fire department upgraded to a more expensive service plan, Bowden said.

Slowing down data speeds after a customer reaches its monthly data limit is a common practice among internet service providers and cellular carriers that's known as throttling.

Verizon has always been able to slow down an individual consumer's data – because giving everyone unlimited data just isn't feasible. »