The Daily Populous

Monday August 6th, 2018 day edition

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Blake Loates was shocked to find the words "YOU RETARD" printed inside the cap of a Vitamin Water bottle while out for dinner with her husband Tuesday night.

"We immediately thought 'You have got to be kidding me,'" she told the Huffington Post Alberta.

"We thought it might have been a disgruntled employee or someone in a (bottling) plant playing a joke.".

Her father, Doug, was equally shocked at the message, considering his younger daughter Fiona has cerebral palsy and autism.

"My dad had taught our family what an awful word the 'r-word' is.

Blake was told Coke plans to suspend the promotion and that all the remaining caps have been destroyed.

"We're just really glad we're getting a chance to let people know how hurtful the 'r-word' is.". »

‘Eighth Grade’: The First Film to Get Youth Culture in the Digital Age – Variety

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A lot of folks who are showering the film with accolades sound like they want to feel younger than they are.

It’s the first movie to capture, in a major way, the teenage experience of those who have only existed on this planet during the digital era.

What “Eighth Grade” captures is how the omnipresent digital air we breathe has begun to make a profound mark on our social structure and personalities. »

Wells Fargo says hundreds of customers lost homes after computer glitch

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Hundreds of people had their homes foreclosed on after software used by Wells Fargo incorrectly denied them mortgage modifications.

About 625 customers were incorrectly denied a loan modification or were not offered one even though they were qualified, according to the filing.

Wells Fargo, which neither admitted nor denied the SEC's allegations, said at the time it "cooperated fully" with the SEC probe. »

Angry people are more likely to overestimate their intelligence, study finds

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Angry people tend to think they’re smarter than they actually are, according to new psychology research in the journal Intelligence.

I noticed from the literature review that anger differs significantly from other negative emotions, such as sadness, anxiety or depression.

“I was wondering whether people with high trait anger would manifest a bias in perception of their abilities and competence. »