The Daily Populous

Saturday March 23rd, 2019 evening edition

image for Royal Navy officer caught on tape: “no such thing as mental health”

A shock recording of a Commander in the Royal Navy teasing a colleague suffering with a mental health condition and forcing them into tears has recently emerged for what is a huge embarrassment for the Royal Navy.

“…there’s no such thing as mental health!

I come from a medical background and my father was a GP, this didn’t use to be a real thing.

Do you know how much money the Navy are wasting on you?”.

The victim bursts into tears and says: “I’m sorry… I don’t mean to be a burden”.

“He has never once apologised to me and was adamant that mental illness is a sign of weakness.”.

A Royal Navy spokesman said: “We can confirm an investigation is under way into the allegations made about Cdr Vartan, but it would be inappropriate to comment further at this stage. »

Revoke Article 50 petition calling for Brexit to be cancelled hits four million signatures

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An online petition calling on the government to revoke Article 50 and cancel Brexit has attracted more than four million signatures.

They added that overseas signatures were valid, since “anyone who is a UK resident or a British citizen can sign a petition.

Analysis by software firm Tableau of the 16,000 petitions running on the government website showed the revoke Article 50 petition had more than three times as many signatures as all the pro-Brexit petitions combined. »

Teens who seek solitude may know what's best for them, research suggests

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When adolescents and young adults choose to spend time alone, solitude can provide an opportunity for self-reflection, creative expression, or spiritual renewal.

But we overlook plenty of well-adjusted teens and young adults who are perfectly happy when alone, and who benefit from their solitude.".

"We need to build our cultural understanding that we don't have to be social all the time," said Azmitia. »

Recording Reveals Oil Industry Execs Laughing at Trump Access

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So we have unprecedented access to people that are in these positions who are trying to help us, which is great.”.

Today, Bernhardt is in line for a promotion: the former oil industry lobbyist has been nominated by Trump to be secretary of the Interior.

Trump himself was a driving force behind deregulating the energy industry, ordering the government in 2017 to weed out federal rules “that unnecessarily encumber energy production.” »

TIL A titanium hammer transfers 97% of your energy from swinging the hammer to the nail, while a steel hammer transfers only 70% of your energy to the nail.

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The titanium hammer vs. steel hammer debate has been going on at my job site for a few years now.

Titanium, as a metal has the same strength as steel with 45% less weight, and exhibits much less vibration than steel.

The lighter titanium hammer also allows users to obtain 97% of their hammer swing energy going into the nail, compared to 70% with a regular steel hammer. »