The Daily Populous

Monday December 17th, 2018 night edition

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Albert Einstein was already a world-famous physicist when the FBI started keeping a secret dossier on him in December 1932.

By the time of Einstein’s death on April 18, 1955, that FBI file would be 1,427 pages long.

“Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth,” he declared in 1901.

The thousands of people expected to gather this weekend as part of the March for Science would likely agree.

The marchers say they are rallying for everything that science represents, including reason, open-mindedness, and evidence-based decision-making at every level of society.

But, considering Einstein’s rebellious life, the event’s supporters will be acting in the spirit of one of the greatest scientists who ever lived.

That statement earned him outraged editorials in newspapers across the country, including the Washington Post and New York Times. »

YouTube removes 58 million videos featuring hateful or inappropriate content

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YouTube removes 58 million videos featuring hateful or inappropriate content.

Key points: YouTube removed 58 million videos that posted hateful or inappropriate content in three months.

But the dark side of the sharing platform has been laid bare in a report that reveals in the past three months, it has had to remove 58 million videos that were posting hateful or inappropriate content. »

Trump Still Makes Money From His Properties. Is This Constitutional?

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President Trump owns hotels and other properties that are frequented by foreign and domestic government officials.

Yes, days before his inauguration, Mr. Trump resigned his role and turned over management of the Trump Organization to his two eldest sons and a longtime company executive through a trust.

Donald J. Trump still owns his properties through the and whose sole beneficiary is Donald J. Trump Revocable Trust Donald Trump Jr. and Allen Weisselberg which is controlled by Donald J. Trump and whose sole beneficiary is still owns his properties through the Donald J. Trump Revocable Trust Donald Trump Jr. and Allen Weisselberg which is controlled by. »

Climate change: The massive CO2 emitter you may not know about

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Cement is the source of about 8% of the world's carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, according to think tank Chatham House.

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The unreinforced concrete dome of the Pantheon in Rome has yet to be beaten in size.

Despite known durability problems with using steel reinforcement, which can crack concrete from the inside, it is still the go-to material across the world. »

Anxious teens gain confidence by performing 'off script'

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ANN ARBOR—Improvisational theater training can reduce fearfulness and anxiety among teens struggling with social interactions, a new University of Michigan study suggests.

Participating in improv can enhance a student’s well-being and reduce their anxiety, says lead author Peter Felsman, a graduate student in social work and psychology.

Felsman and colleagues say this is the first study to examine whether improvisational training can be linked to reduced social anxiety in a school setting. »