The Daily Populous

Wednesday December 30th, 2020 night edition

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The latest data from American has revealed that over 73% of US adults are overweight or obese.

This all comes from the 2017-2018 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), which has just been published, and represents an increase of half since 1999-2000.

In particular, research suggests that health risks may begin at a lower BMI among Asian persons compared with others.”.

Additionally, Mexican American adults had highest rates – 51% of men and 50% of women having obesity.

Results also showed that 41% of non-Hispanic black men had obesity along with 57% of black adult women.

These high rates of obesity contrast to data from the survey period covering 1960-1962 when just 13.4% of adults were obese and less than 1% were severely obese.

Approximately 31.5% of American adults were considered overweight during this period. »

Report: Phoenix police officer said, 'If the mayor defunds the police, I'm going to shoot her'

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Report: Phoenix police officer said, 'If the mayor defunds the police, I'm going to shoot her'.

When Officer Steven Poulos expressed his thoughts, the room went quiet: "If the mayor defunds the police, I'm going to shoot her," Poulos' sergeant recalled hearing the officer say, referring to Mayor Kate Gallego.

A third officer remembered Poulos saying, "If they defund the police, I'll go over the mayor's house and shoot it up.". »

The Man Behind Pixar’s Deepest Explorations

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To say Soul has been building to this small moment understates the vast celestial architecture that makes it possible.

By this point, we have learned that the souls of the dead are set on an escalator to the heavens.

We’ve discovered the wasteland of lost souls and the sign-twirling hippie who patrols it in a pirate ship blaring Bob Dylan’s “Subterranean Homesick Blues.”. »

Japan to create first wooden satellites that completely burn up on re-entry to eliminate space junk

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The wooden satellites would burn up on re-entry without raining debris on the ground.

As of October 2019, the US space surveillance network reported nearly 20,000 artificial objects in orbit above the Earth, including 2,218 operational satellites.

Experts have warned that increasing the number of satellites in space requires more efforts from all countries to control the problem of space junk. »

COVID-19: Margaret Keenan, first patient to get Pfizer vaccine, receives second jab

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Margaret Keenan, who became the world's first patient to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine outside a clinical trial, has received her second jab.

Some 616,933 people in the UK had the coronavirus jab between that day and 20 December, according to the most recent Department of Health figures published last week.

But Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Christmas Eve that almost 800,000 people had been given their first dose of the two-stage vaccine. »