The Daily Populous

Monday October 22nd, 2018 morning edition

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What’s more, a majority of Americans say public libraries are helpful as people try to meet their information needs.

About eight-in-ten adults (78%) feel that public libraries help them find information that is trustworthy and reliable and 76% say libraries help them learn new things.

Also, 56% believe libraries help them get information that aids with decisions they have to make.

Young adults, whose public library use is higher than that of older Americans, are particularly likely to say the library helps them with information.

More than eight-in-ten Millennials (85%) credit libraries with helping them learn new things, compared with 72% of Boomers.

38% say libraries help them cope with a world where it’s hard to get ahead.

Millennials are the most likely generation of Americans to use public libraries. »

Teen Climate Activist to Crowd of Thousands: 'We Can't Save the World by Playing by the Rules Because the Rules Have to Change'

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There are no rules to keep that oil in the ground, so we can't save the world by playing by the rules because the rules have to change.

"A lot of people say that Sweden or Finland are just small countries and that it doesn't matter what we do," Thunberg added.

We need to change the system, as if we were in crisis, as if there were a war going on.". »

11 Reindeer Facts to Share This Winter

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Caribou is based on the French word for “snow shoveler,” in reference to the animal’s habit of digging through the snow for food.

In many Eastern European languages, the root word for the creature is “po?aw,” which comes from an Iranian word meaning “cattle.”

This makes sense given that the animals were semi-domesticated in these areas and used for meat, fur, milk and transportation. »

‘Not fair’: World cycling bronze medalist cries foul after transgender woman wins gold

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The American bronze medalist who lost a world-championship cycling race to a transgender woman from Canada has criticized the results as unfair.

"First transgender woman world champion...ever," Rachel McKinnon, an assistant professor of philosophy at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, bragged Sunday in a tweet that set off a massive debate.

Hopkins tweeted an image of the three cyclists on the podium with this caption: “For clarity – this was the WOMENS world championships. »