The Daily Populous

Sunday March 24th, 2019 morning edition

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Fred Rogers and Francois Clemmons share a relaxing foot bath on the set of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.”

Watching this movie is like freebasing sincerity — a scarce resource in our current entertainment hellscape.

What is most remarkable is Rogers’s grasp, even in the medium’s nascent years, of how television can shape young minds.

“Television,” young Rogers argued, “has the chance of building a real community out of an entire country.”.

As soothing as Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood could be, it never shied away from the realities of life and death.

Rogers, we’re told by the friends and family who’ve outlived him, really was “like that” in real life — slow, patient, kind.

The documentary is ultimately bittersweet, because it highlights just how alien Fred Rogers’s philosophy of television has become today. »

Majority of bitcoin trading is a hoax, new study finds

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The study finds that only $273 million of that is legitimate.

The San Francisco-based firm compared at Coinbase Pro, which reports about $27 million in average daily volume in bitcoin.

"When you realize the size of the real bitcoin market, the CME starts to look a lot more significant," Hougan said. »

CBD jelly beans: Jelly Belly founder releases cannabis-infused jelly beans

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The creator of one of the most recognized brands of jelly beans has debuted a line of CBD-infused sweets for candy lovers to enjoy.

Last month, "Candyman" David Klein, responsible for the creation of Jelly Belly's jelly beans in 1976, announced the founding of his new company, Spectrum Confections, that will offer the treats in 38 flavors.

Some vendors have been selling the beans for about $2 each, according to Spectrum Confections. »

Chair thrower tossed out of dental hygienist school: Lawyer

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A 19-year-old woman who allegedly hurled a chair over a highrise balcony down to Maple Leaf Square has been expelled from her dental hygienist course.

“Where’s the presumption of innocence for a young lady who made a mistake” when she pitched a chair over the 55 Bremner Blvd.

He added that Zoia, who works as a bottle server at high-end bars, was under strong pressure from others to launch the chair. »