The Daily Populous

Tuesday August 4th, 2020 day edition

image for Netflix's 'Old Guard' Was Built By a Post-Production Team Made Up of 85 Percent Women

Prince-Bythewood notes that such a gender breakdown "doesn't happen, or very rarely happens on any movie, but on an action film, I guarantee you that's never happened before.".

(Sarandos added that the property has "a world and stories to be told for some time to come.").

The director says it was both a conscious and an obvious choice to assemble a diverse team for the feature, which had a reported budget of $70 million.

"But I know for a fact that it doesn't have to do with talent, it has to do with opportunity.

… There are so many women out there who are so good at what they do, but they just haven't gotten the chance.

For automated dialogue replacement, each actor was sent a microphone and effectively set up an ADR booth at home.

This story first appeared in the July 31 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. »

Trump Lied for Five Uninterrupted Minutes About Mail-in Voting During Virus Briefing

Authored by

Trump then rambled for more than five uninterrupted minutes, first repeating what he’d just been asked by the questioner, and mistakenly calling her Carolyn.

Trump went on and on about local congressional races, claiming that mail-in voting in those states was a “disaster” and a “disgrace.”

According to The New York Times and numerous other publications including this one, Trump’s claims about mail-in voting fraud are false. »

Tampons and pads are no longer banned at Texas bar exams

Authored by

Tampons and pads are no longer banned at Texas bar exams.

Test takers will be allowed to bring their own tampons and pads with them during the upcoming bar exam in Texas.

Photo: ALASTAIR PIKE/AFP Via Getty Images Photo: ALASTAIR PIKE/AFP Via Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Tampons and pads are no longer banned at Texas bar exams 1 / 1 Back to Gallery. »

New Evidence Suggests Young Children Spread Covid-19 More Efficiently Than Adults

Authored by

Two new studies, though from different parts of the world, have arrived at the same conclusion: that young children not only transmit SARS-CoV-2 efficiently, but may be major drivers of the pandemic as well.

Whenever these young children cough, sneeze, or shout, they expel virus-laden droplets from the nasopharynx into the air.

The researchers found that although young children had a somewhat lower risk of infection than adults and were less likely to become ill, children age 14 and younger transmit the virus more efficiently to other children and adults than adults themselves. »

Don't wear a mask in Houston, receive $250 fine

Authored by

The City of Houston will begin issuing citations to people who are not wearing a mask.

"For months, we have focused on education and not citations.

Houston police officers will be issuing the warnings and citations to anyone not wearing a face-covering in public, as outlined in Texas Governor Greg Abbott's statewide mandatory mask order. »