The Daily Populous

Wednesday September 26th, 2018 day edition

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In the United States, more than 20 percent of first marriages end within five years, and 48 percent of marriages break 20 years in.

And according to a study released Tuesday, the ratio of males to females in the workplace could play a role in a marriage’s demise.

The study showed that married individuals have a higher risk of divorce when the “adult sex ratios” of their office present more members of the opposite sex.

This proved especially true for men, especially those who are more highly educated.

The data showed thousands of divorces and very clear trends, some of which didn’t have to do with sex ratios at the office.

It could also be that being around more members of the opposite sex simply means there are more opportunities to meet a new partner.

But if you are going through some relationship issues, scientists luckily have some advice on how to deal with that heartache. »

Bill Cosby Gets Vanilla Pudding in Jail for First Meal Behind Bars

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Things aren’t all bad for Bill Cosby — yes , he’s going to jail, but he’s getting served pudding during his first meal behind bars!.

On top of all that, we’re told he will be getting VANILLA PUDDING!.

It’s unclear if the pudding will actually be Jell-O, but convicted sex offenders can’t be choosers. »

This 17-Year-Old Has Become Michigan's Leading Right to Repair Advocate

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“People should be able to choose where they want to get their devices repaired,” Raghavendran told me over the phone.

“Right to repair will decrease the amount of e-waste and people will retain their devices much longer with suitable repair networks.”

Across the US, advocates like Raghavendran are pushing back and various states are now considering legislation to protect a consumer’s right to repair their own stuff. »

Press release: UK intelligence agency admits unlawfully spying on Privacy International

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Disclosures come less than a fortnight after UK laws on mass surveillance ruled unlawful at European Court of Human Rights.

The intelligence agencies have repeatedly denied that their BPD and BCD programmes are tantamount to mass surveillance of people not suspected of any wrongdoing.

“Privacy International therefore urges the UK government to critically examine its mass surveillance powers, as enshrined in the Investigatory Powers Act 2016. »

Firefighters eat sausages made of piglets they saved from blaze

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Farmer sends gift of sausages to thank Wiltshire firefighters who rescued piglets and two sows from fire in barn.

A farmer whose piglets were saved from a barn fire has served the animals up as sausages to thank the firefighters who rescued them.

The farmer, Rachel Rivers, promised she would present the firefighters with organic sausages when the animals were slaughtered for their meat. »