The Daily Populous

Friday September 21st, 2018 night edition

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Not too long ago, it became sort of routine to look at an account's age to help determine if was a troll.

For a while, determining an account was created around mid 2015 helped to see if an account was genuine if other troll patterns fit.

But trolls adjusted and there are actually older accounts on Reddit that are either being sold or hacked.

This sort of maneuver helps disguise intent if someone is superficially looking at an account's age.

I've seen quite a few trolls on here over the last six to eight months using 6 or 7 year old accounts.

You can still figure out they are trolls, but you have to dig deeper.

Nobody lurks for 3 years on Reddit and then all of a sudden starts posting 50 to 100 political comments daily. »

Divers are attempting to regrow Great Barrier Reef with electricity

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A trial is underway to restore damaged coral on the Great Barrier Reef using electricity.

Nathan Cook at conservation group Reef Ecologic and his colleagues are attempting to regrow surviving coral fragments on steel frames.

They have been shown to attract mineral deposits that help corals grow 3 to 4 times faster than normal. »

Co-founder of feminist protest group Femen found dead in apartment

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A co-founder of the international feminist group Femen was found dead Monday in her Paris apartment, according to The Guardian.

Another Femen founder, Anna Gutsol, reportedly said the activist group was awaiting “the official version” of her death from police.

The Guardian notes that Shachko was a founding member of Femen, a feminist activist group launched in Ukraine in 2008. »

Indiana man, 34, who impregnated 10-year-old girl, gets over 100 years in prison

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An Indiana man found guilty of molesting a 10-year-old girl multiple times, which led to her becoming pregnant, was sentenced Thursday to more than 100 years in prison.

Thrash was found guilty of 10 counts of child molestation during his trial last month, the station reported.

The girl’s grandmother told Indiana news station WISH-TV in May 2017, when Thrash was charged, that he was someone the family trusted. »

'Legacy of Ashes' Describes Founding of CIA

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The new book Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA traces the spy agency's failings back to its founding generation.

It overthrew foreign governments, even attempted to assassinate foreign leaders, actions that are now recalled more with embarrassment than pride.

Weiner says men like Frank Wisner virtually invented America's clandestine service in the first days of the Cold War. »