The Daily Populous

Tuesday September 17th, 2019 day edition

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For the leaders of Group of Seven nations, that's President Trump, BuzzFeed news reports.

At the last two summit G-7 summit meetings, Trump reportedly told the same exact story — with the same exact punchline — about his relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

In brief, Trump recounted how Kim was offended specifically by Trump calling him "little," back in the day when the two leaders would spout insults at each other from afar.

Trump apparently still gets a kick out of the fact that Kim, who is reportedly 5 feet 7 inches tall, was offended not by being called Rocket Man, but by the modifier.

Trump reportedly then went on a strange, non sequitur tangent about Kim during the summit that was seemingly less innocuous.

It's also seemingly an example of what impresses Trump in his fellow leaders.

"He is so fascinated with him," one source with direct knowledge of the G-7 discussions said, referring to Trump's interest in Kim. »

The US sent bomb-sniffing dogs to Jordan. Now they're dying from poor treatment

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(CNN) Bomb-sniffing dogs sent from the United States to its Middle Eastern ally Jordan are falling ill and dying due to poor treatment and negligence, a federal investigation has found.

Even those who survive are suffering from "unhealthy conditions," such as inadequate kennels, poor sanitation, and overwork.

For more than 20 years, the US has sent bomb-sniffing and specially trained dogs to partner nations under an anti terrorism assistance program. »

Is Jupiter a Failed Star?

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Roman observers named Jupiter after the patron deity of the Roman state following Greek mythology, which associated it with the supreme god, Zeus.

Astronomers recognized Jupiter as the largest planet in the solar system long before any spacecraft provided detailed exploration.

The planet’s mammoth size — 88,846 miles (142,984 kilometers) at the equator — holds 2.5 times the mass of all the other planets combined. »

The Spotlight Effect: How to Stop Feeling Self-Conscious – Effectiviology

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One study which exemplifies the spotlight effect examined students, and found that they tend to overestimate how noticeable variations in their appearance and physical attractiveness are to their classmates.

Essentially, as the researchers put it: “the blemishes and cowlicks that are so noticeable and vexatious to oneself are often lost on all but the most attentive observers”.

Sometimes, getting external feedback can help you overcome the egocentric bias that causes the spotlight effect, by helping you to put things in perspective. »

Pittsburgh Doctor Claims Antonio Brown Repeatedly Farted In His Face, Owes Him $11,500

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Pittsburgh area doctor is the latest to file a lawsuit against former Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown.

Monroeville’s Dr. Victor Prisk has filed a lawsuit in Pennsylvania claiming that Brown owes him $11,500 in unpaid fees.

Not only that, according to the NY Post, Dr. Prisk claims Brown repeatedly farted in his face and laughed about it during a consultation where he showed up three hours late. »