The Daily Populous

Wednesday March 20th, 2019 morning edition

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Politicians in Germany lashed out at President Donald Trump’s ambassador to their country on Tuesday, with some criticizing the diplomat and even calling for his expulsion from Berlin.

Richard Grenell was appointed by Trump in May of last year, and has drawn significant controversy in his relatively short tenure as ambassador.

On Tuesday, Grenell openly criticized Germany’s defense spending, arguing it sent a “worrisome signal” to NATO allies.

Those comments led to swift and severe backlash from several members of parliament.

Pointing to what he alleged was repeated interference by Grenell, Kubicki urged Foreign Minister Heiko Maas to “immediately” expel the diplomat.

Last summer, Grenell also drew criticism shortly after his appointment due to comments he made in an interview with right-wing Breitbart News.

“I think there is a groundswell of conservative policies that are taking hold because of the failed policies of the left.”. »

The science of why human breasts are so big

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Breasts come in different shapes and sizes, but there's one thing they all have in common: They are unique to humans.

Some may call this human anomaly sexy, but it also raises the question: Why are human breasts so big?

But this isn't the case for female humans, whose breasts form during puberty, not pregnancy. »

Scientists Define "Very Low Level" of Exercise That Lowers Risk of Death

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An analysis in The British Medical Journal reports that incredibly short amounts of very easy exercise can have powerful effects.

And the more time people spent doing these chill exercises, the better they fared.

This study’s findings are right in line with those guidelines, but they also give people a bit more wiggle room. »

What happened when a bike company started putting TVs on the sides of its delivery packages

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A cycling company that was seeing a high number of its bikes getting damaged during deliveries has seemingly solved the problem by making a simple change: printing a flatscreen television screen on the boxes.

By masking its bikes as TVs, VanMoof, a Dutch manufacturer that exports bikes to customers overseas, has seen the damages reduced by 70-80 per cent.

As our boxes are exactly the size of a huge flatscreen television, we decided to print a television on them. »