The Daily Populous

Sunday February 21st, 2021 night edition

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Ocasio-Cortez said she’ll be meeting with Rep. Sylvia Garcia (D-Texas) in Houston to help get supplies out to people and amplify the region’s needs and solutions.

We’ve now raised $2 MILLION in relief for Texans & are adding more orgs.🙏🏽.

I’ll be flying to Texas today ✈️ to visit with Houston rep Sylvia Garcia (@LaCongresista) to distribute supplies and help amplify needs & solutions.

Let’s see how far we can go: — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) February 19, 2021.

“People understand that now is the time for collective action and doing what we can w/ whatever we’ve got.”.

Ocasio-Cortez has leaned on her massive following on Twitter to spread the word on the need to help struggling Texans.

She raised $1 million in less than a day by appealing to her 12.4 million followers for support. »

Strangers took in a delivery driver for 5 days after she was stranded in the Texas storm

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Since Sunday, Texas has weathered a fierce storm that left cities without power, water and warmth for millions of people who aren't used to this kind of cold.

Amid the tales of people struggling to survive, a few stories of hope showed that Texas hospitality is the real deal.

Timmons, who lives three hours away in Houston, said she makes weekly trips to Austin because the delivery market there pays a little more. »

The Beirut Bank Job – Darknet Diaries

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In this episode he tells us a story about the time he broke into a bank in Beirut Lebanon, and everything went wrong.

Jayson can be found on twitter as @jaysonstreet and his website is Jayson spinning in a chair behind the teller line.

In this episode we’re going to test the physical security of a bank but our goal isn’t to steal cash. »

An Ex-KGB Agent Says Trump Was a Russian Asset Since 1987. Does it Matter?

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Two months after his Moscow visit, Trump spent almost $100,000 on a series of full-page newspaper ads that published a political manifesto.

One reason for my higher confidence is that Trump has continued to fuel suspicion by taking anomalously pro-Russian positions.

This is what intelligence experts mean when they describe Trump as a Russian “asset.” »

New plant-based plastics can be chemically recycled with near-perfect efficiency

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Most recycling performed today is mechanical recycling, in which plastic is sorted and sliced into pellets that are then used to create new plastic materials.

Chemical recycling, in contrast, involves breaking down the long polymer chains of plastic with heat or solvents to retrieve the material's initial monomer components.

One of the obstacles to developing chemical-recycling technology is also a reason why plastic is a useful material: the strong carbon-carbon bonds in its molecular structure. »