The Daily Populous

Tuesday December 25th, 2018 morning edition

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While Netflix will not confirm “Bandersnatch,” Esquire made note that an online Netflix page already exists for the title and labels it a “Netflix film.”

Slade is already a member of the “Black Mirror” franchise, having directed the Season 4 episode “Metalhead.”

Slade’s film credits include “Hard Candy” and “30 Days of Nights,” and he has also directed episodes of “Breaking Bad,” “Hannibal,” and “American Gods.”.

The most interesting new detail is that “Bandersnatch” reportedly has 312 minutes of footage, which is over five hours.

News first broke on an interactive “Black Mirror” episode in October, and the 312 minute “Bandersnatch” runtime suggests it’s a choose-your-own-adventure movie.

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Colder, Darker Climates Increase Alcohol Consumption

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According to new research from the – Where you live could influence how much you drink.

According to new research from the University of Pittsburgh Division of Gastroenterology , people living in colder regions with less sunlight drink more alcohol than their warm-weather counterparts.

The study, recently published online in Hepatology , found that as temperature and sunlight hours dropped, alcohol consumption increased. »

Why Can't You Buy a Car the Way You Buy a Computer?

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Even if you order directly from the factory, the order must go through the car dealer.

This expensive dealer distribution system adds about 30 percent to the cost of cars.

Then, a 19-year-old named Michael Dell offered to sell computers directly to the public, by mail order. »

Dow drops 653 points in worst Christmas Eve trading day ever

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Both major stock indexes nosedived on Monday in the worst day of Christmas Eve trading ever following tweets from President Donald Trump criticizing the Federal Reserve, according to CNBC.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 653 points, falling below 22,000, on Monday and the S&P 500 entered a bear market after tanking more than 20 percent from a previous high.

The next worse Christmas Eve market closure prior to Monday's was in 1985 when both indexes fell just over .6 percent, CNBC reported. »