The Daily Populous

Monday September 2nd, 2019 day edition

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If you’re Asian or Caucasian, your ancestors interbred with Neanderthals as recently as 37,000 years ago, when they crossed paths in Europe.

Inherited Neanderthal genes come in alleles that help fight off nasty viruses such as Epstein-Barr — associated with several kinds of cancer, says Stanford University immunologist Laurent Abi-Rached.

If you want to know how much Neanderthal DNA you carry, just swab your cheek and send it to the National Geographic Society’s Genographic Project.

Or you could have your entire genome sequenced as Ozzy Osbourne did in 2010.

It could even be beneficial, he believes, because the Neanderthal mind might be able to solve problems we can’t.

Practically nobody believed you could read a Neanderthal’s genes until 2010, when the paleogeneticist Svante Pääbo successfully sequenced DNA from three Neanderthal skeletons found in Croatia.

In any case, we lost our chance at conversation, since they died out some 25,000 years ago. »

Kevin Hart suffers ‘major back injuries’ in car crash

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Kevin Hart has suffered 'serious back injuries' following a car accident in Malibu.

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart has been treated for “major back injuries” after being caught up in a horror car crash in Los Angeles in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Authorities confirmed to the outlet that while the car belongs to Hart, he wasn’t driving — and that both he and the driver, his friend Jared Black, suffered “major back injuries”. »

BangBros buys porn doxxing site, torches hard drives in the site's first SFW video

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The adult-themed production company bought out the doxxing site, which housed over 15,000 porn stars’ personal information, according to Mashable.

Well, these producers of NSFW content made it clear with a very SFW video of them setting fire to the servers holding all that explicit info.

BangBros now owns the domain for the site, which exists solely now to host a statement from the company. »

Nearly 2,000 new fires have started in the Amazon in the past 48 hours despite burning ban from government

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Fires in the Amazon rainforest continue despite a ban from the Brazilian government on burning.

Roughly 2,000 new fires broke out in the Amazon rainforest in the 48 hours since the ban was enacted, according to data from the National Space Research Institute published by the Daily Mail.

A fire burning along a highway in the city of Porto Velho, in Brazil's Rondonia state, part of the Amazon. »