The Daily Populous

Monday February 6th, 2023 day edition

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The magnitude 7.8 quake, which hit in the early darkness of a winter morning, worst to strike Turkey this century.

It was followed in the early afternoon by another large quake, magnitude 7.7.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said 912 people were killed, 5,383 injured, and 2,818 buildings had collapsed in Turkey.

Also read: India to send search and rescue, medical teams and relief to quake-hit Turkey.

"Everyone is putting their heart and soul into efforts although winter season, cold weather and the earthquake happening during the night makes things more difficult," he said.

Also read: European Union sends over 10 rescue teams to Turkey after deadly quake.

“The combination of large magnitude and shallow depth made this earthquake extremely destructive," Mohammad Kashani, Associate Professor of Structural and Earthquake Engineering at the University of Southampton, said. »

Insulin is way too expensive. California has a solution: Make its own.

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And yet one in six Americans with diabetes who use insulin say they ration their supply because of the cost.

With California leading the way, a handful of states are considering trying to disrupt the market for essential medications, starting with insulin.

If manufacturing a cheap generic insulin proves viable for California, the consequences could be enormous and stretch far beyond insulin. »

Couple Used Apple AirTag to Track Luggage, Found It Was Donated to Charity

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A newly married Canadian couple found out their luggage had been donated to a charity after a months-long search that involved the police, endless wrangling with Air Canada, and an AirTag.

What followed was a months-long hunt that led them to find out their luggage had been donated to a charity by Air Canada, the airline they had flown with.

It was through the police that the couple found out that their luggage had been donated to a charity, which allegedly used the storage facility, but whose name the couple is still doesn't know. »

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor will feature "both fast travel and rideable creatures"

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Star Wars Jedi: Survivor will have both fast travel and rideable creatures, according to the game's director.

As revealed in an upcoming issue of Play Magazine (which is due to release on February 7) Stig Asmussen - the director of Star Wars Jedi: Survivor - has said the sequel will feature fast travel as well as mounts to get across the game's world.

Unfortunately, we are no longer a month away from trying out this fast travel feature for ourselves, after Star Wars Jedi: Survivor was unexpectedly delayed by six weeks . »