LBN Special Report 11/11/2020

EXAMINER- SPECIAL REPORT:
AM I ADDICTED TO MY PHONE?

You check it in the bathroom. You check it at the movies. You check it when you’re having dinner with your friends. But you wouldn’t say you’re addicted—and most experts would agree with you. “Only a small percentage of people qualify as addicted,” says Dr. David Greenfield, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of Connecticut and founder of the Center for Internet and Technology Addiction. “But many people overuse their smartphones.” The line between overuse and addiction is gray. But Greenfield says you’re moving into addiction territory when you can’t stop using your phone even when it’s harming your life. Whether you’re in a work meeting or behind the wheel, “if you can’t help being on it even when you know you shouldn’t be, that loss of control is the hallmark of an addiction,” he says.

Dr. James Roberts is a professor of marketing at Baylor University and author of Too Much of a Good Thing, a book about smartphone addiction. He agrees with Greenfield’s definition, and lists a few more warning signs. Withdrawal is a big one. If you feel anxious, irritable, or uncomfortable when your phone isn’t within reach, that’s a red flag, he says. And if you seem to be on your phone more and more, that ever-increasing desire for a “dose” of smartphone is akin to substance abusers who build up tolerance to drugs or alcohol, he says. If all this is making you roll your eyes—after all, what’s the big deal about checking Facebook or sending a few texts?—new research may make you reconsider. You’ve probably seen the reports on how your phone’s blue light can mess with your sleep, or how spending time on social media could make you depressed. But there’s broader research that suggests constant access to the Internet may be rewiring our brains in potentially harmful ways. People’s attention spans are getting shorter, and smartphone alerts disrupt our already weakened ability to focus, suggests new research from Florida State University.

For example, if you receive a text while reading this article, checking the text may only take a second. But having to back up the thread of what you’re reading—and think about how you’ll reply to the text later—weaken the ability to concentrate. More research suggests people who spend lots of time on their phones are distracted every few seconds by the impulse to check their device, even when they haven’t received an alert or notification. And just looking at your email is enough to stress you out, finds a study from University of California, Irvine. For these and lots of other reasons, people who study smartphone habits say we’re crossing the line from using our cell phones to being used by them. Greenfield says these compulsive behaviors stem from the way our phones—and, more specifically, the Internet—fire up our brains’ reward pathways. Referring to the Internet as “the world’s largest slot machine,” Greenfield says the fact that we don’t know what we’ll find when we check our email, or visit our favorite social site, creates excitement and anticipation. This leads to a small burst of pleasure chemicals in our brains, which drive us to use our phones more and more.

“Not knowing what we’ll find when we go online gives you the addiction and pushes you to keep going back,” he says. “Something good could happen at any second.” What should you do about it? Roberts says you goal should be to find your digital sweet spot. “That’s the place where you call the shots instead of your smartphone,” he says. To get there, your first step is being aware of your own phone habits. Estimate how much time you spend on it each day. Then download any one of the many free smartphone-usage trackers available through your phone’s app store. This will give you a baseline and provide some insights into where you spend most of your time, Greenfield says. Your next step is to cut back your usage. Start with whatever site, program or app takes up most of your time, Roberts says. If you’re spending two hours a day on Facebook, try to cut that down to an hour or less. At the same time, Greenfield suggests turning off all notifications that aren’t urgent. You don’t need a beep or buzz every time you get an email, or whenever your friends include you in a Facebook post.

Both Roberts and Greenfield also suggest establishing phone-free times and zones. Maybe that’s at the dinner table or during the two-hour stretch of the morning when you’re always super busy. Your bedroom should also be one of those cell-free zones. “Buy an alarm clock,” Greenfield says. “Nothing good comes from keeping your phone next to your bed.” “Remember, it’s a good thing to be idle sometimes,” he adds. Your brain needs time to wander once in a while, without the siren song of a cell phone.  

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*EXAMINING FROM THE INDEPENDENT CENTER:

 If your politics lean right, you likely didn’t hear that a top coronavirus adviser to the White House has said “much more aggressive action” is needed.

If your politics bend to the left, you probably didn’t hear that another Hunter Biden laptop was seized in a DEA raid.

*STUNNING IMAGES REVEAL WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU FLUSH THE TOILET:

  If you’ve ever been struck by a water droplet after flushing the toilet, it can certainly gross you out. Now imagine that feeling multiplied by a thousand! New images of what’s really happening when you flush the toilet is giving nearly everyone in a survey incentive to close the lid. Harpic has released a series of images showing how unseen germs can leave the toilet when you flush. Using high speed specialist camera technology, the pictures capture droplets and aerosol particles as they leave the toilet.

A poll of 2,000 adults in the United Kingdom finds 55 percent don’t put the toilet lid down when flushing. This comes despite nearly three in four people (72%) saying they’re more focused on cleanliness and hygiene than ever before. The OnePoll study, commissioned by Harpic, warns that toilet bowl water is still contaminated with potentially harmful bacteria and pathogens even after several flushes. To prove their point, researchers took slow motion images with a specialized camera to capture the aerosols, droplets, and germs flying out of the bowl when someone flushes without closing the lid. The pictures reveal how the backfire from a toilet flush can spread nearly invisible aerosol droplets to nearby surfaces and even into the faces of people using the restroom.

  “There has never been a more important time to take extra care around our homes, although the risks associated with germ spread in unhygienic bathrooms are high, the solution to keeping them clean is simple,” a research and development associate at Harpic says in a statement.When asked why they’re not closing their toilet lids, 47 percent of respondents said they were unaware of the health risks tied to flushing. One in four said they fear touching toilet bowl lids and 15 percent added they just forget to do it. After seeing the images of what’s really happening every time you flush however, 95 percent promised to change their ways.

The coronavirus pandemic has also motivated more adults to keep their bathrooms clean. Over the last six months, nearly half (49%) are cleaning their toilets more often. Another 45 percent are frequently giving their bathrooms a deep cleaning and 44 percent are mopping their floors during quarantine. Harpic recommends three key things people can do to keep their bathrooms clean and themselves healthy:

  • #CloseTheLid every time you flush
  • Use a toilet cleaner that removes limescale
  • Wear gloves when cleaning and wash your hands afterwards

“We hope our new #CloseTheLid campaign helps inspire people to make simple changes to their cleaning routine that can have long-lasting benefits to the health of the nation.”

*ANTIFA MUGSHOTS: SEVERAL PORTLAND RIOTERS RELEASED WITHOUT BAIL:

Portland police arrested dozens of rioters in the city over last weekend’s protests, which were dominated by Antifa activity and continued violence against police officers. Over 50 people were arrested as a result of Saturday’s protests in the ultra-liberal city. Demonstrators tossed firebombs, rocks, and commercial grade fireworks at police. Fifteen more were arrested in the protests taking place the following night, as rioters set fires and blocked roads.

*STUDY FINDS 20 PERCENT OF GROCERY WORKERS HAD COVID-19, MOST WITHOUT SYMPTOMS:

  Grocery store workers – particularly those who interact with customers – are at serious risk of infection by the coronavirus, according to a new study in the journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine. These workers likely became a “significant transmission source” for the illness without even knowing it because most in the study were asymptomatic.The study found that 20 percent of 104 grocery store workers tested at a Boston store in May had positive nasal swab results, according to the network. The analysis is the first to demonstrate the significant asymptomatic infection rate, exposure risks and psychological impact such workers have felt during the viral outbreak.

*U.S. SCREENERS REPORT SEEING ‘MORE ADVANCED CANCERS’ IN PATIENTS DELAYED BY PANDEMIC:

  Hundreds of thousands of Americans deferred routine cancer screenings at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic over fear of contracting the virus, leading to an uptick in advanced cancer diagnoses. Without early detection, patients are left with fewer treatment options and a higher likelihood of dying. Earlier this year, the National Cancer Institute projected that missed cancer screenings and other behavioral fallout from the pandemic would result in at least 10,000 additional cancer-related deaths over the next decade.

“There’s really almost no way that doesn’t turn into increased mortality,” its director said. National cancer-care provider 21st Century Oncology said it has recorded 18 percent of its breast-cancer patients as having an advanced stage of the disease, compared to 12 percent in 2019. Similarly, the medical testing company Quest Diagnostics showed its weekly number of newly diagnosed breast cancer patients decreased by nearly 52 percent in March and early April compared to pre-pandemic. “Cancer doesn’t take a pause,” said Harvey Kaufman, a company senior medical director.

*”A MOST BEAUTIFUL THING” NOMINATED FOR CRITICS CHOICE AWARD FOR THE BEST DOCUMENTARY AND FILA DROPS A LIMITED EDITION SHOE:

Critically Acclaimed Documentary, A MOST BEAUTIFUL THING, has just been nominated for the prestigious Critics’ Choice Awards. The powerful film has been called “amazing” by the Chicago Sun-Times; “great filmmaking” by Los Angeles critic Wade Major, “absolutely a must watch” by Deadspin, “a film we could really use right now” by The Hollywood Reporter, “one of the best films this decade” by ChicagoNow. A MOST BEAUTIFUL THING, narrated by the Academy Award/Grammy-winning artist, Common; executive produced by NBA Stars Grant Hill and Dwyane Wade, along with Grammy Award-winning producer 9th Wonder; and directed by award-winning filmmaker (and Olympic rower) Mary Mazzio, chronicles the first African American high school rowing team in this country (made up of young men, many of whom were in rival gangs from the West Side of Chicago), all coming together to row in the same boat. It is an amazing story which is so powerfully resonant, particularly against the backdrop of the events of the past 6 months. The film is based on the memoir by Arshay Cooper.

In addition to the extraordinary press and reviews (the film has garnered a 100% Rotten Tomatoes Rating), the film is just off an incredible special presentation at the 2020 NAACP Convention and events with members of Congress are ramping up, with the ultimate goal of legislative change in response to the issues in the film. The resonance of the message against the events of the past twelve weeks is profound. In fact, both the TODAY Show and NBC Nightly News recently ran segments highlighting the film.

To celebrate the film’s nomination and release on Peacock (NBC’s new streaming platform) and Amazon Prime, FILA, the official apparel and footwear partner of A MOST BEAUTIFUL THING, has created and unveiled the limited edition FILAxAMBT Tennis 88 shoe, with 50% of all profits to be donated back to the A MOST BEAUTIFUL THING Inclusion Fund. The film, which was set to debut at South by Southwest and open theatrically nationwide with AMC Theatres in March and again on July 31, headed online to Comcast NBCUniversal due to COVID-19. The film began streaming for Xfinity customers on July 31 and moved to Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new streaming platform, on September 4, and debuted on Amazon Prime this week.

Check out the trailer here: https://www.amostbeautifulthing.com/

*EXAMINER – LENS:




A portrait of Matthew McConaughey that was shot after coaching two of his children, Levi and Vida, who positioned the camera and relayed instructions to their father on how to pose.

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 Entrance to Gloria Vanderbilt’s bedroom. 2011

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  • Juul, the e-cigarette maker, has slashed its valuation to $10 billion. It was worth $38 billion in 2018. 
  • Clorox sales grew 27% from a year ago and profit doubled. Times have never been better for cleaning products companies.

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*EXAMINER – HEALTH: ZING – WHY ENERGY DRINKS ARE WORSE FOR YOU THAN SODA

Energy drinks are known for their high caffeine content, which often tops that of soda and even coffee. But they seem to affect people’s hearts and blood pressure differently than other caffeinated beverages, suggests a small new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association. In the study, researchers divided 18 men and women into two groups. Half were given a 32-ounce commercially available energy drink with 320 mg of caffeine, as well as other ingredients like taurine and ginseng (both dietary supplements). People in the other group were given a soda-like control drink of the same size that contained the same amount of caffeine with a bit of lime juice, cherry syrup and carbonated water. After six days, the groups switched and drank the other beverage. The researchers measured everyone’s blood pressure at the start of the study and one, two, four, six and 24 hours after drinking the beverage. They also measured everyone’s heart activity using an electrocardiogram.

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*FORMER GOOGLE CEO CALLS SOCIAL NETWORKS
“AMPLIFIERS FOR IDIOTS”:

 

Former Google Chief Executive Officer Eric Schmidt said the “excesses” of social media are likely to result in greater regulation of internet platforms in the coming years. Schmidt, who left the board of Google’s parent Alphabet Inc. in 2019 but is still one of its largest shareholders, said the antitrust lawsuit the U.S. government filed against the company on Tuesday was misplaced, but that more regulation may be in order for social networks in general.

“The context of social networks serving as amplifiers for idiots and crazy people is not what we intended,” Schmidt said at a virtual conference hosted by the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday. “Unless the industry gets its act together in a really clever way, there will be regulation.” Google’s YouTube has tried to decrease the spread of misinformation and lies about Covid-19 and U.S. politics over the last year, with mixed results. Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. have also been under fire in recent years for allowing racist and discriminatory messages to spread online.


*CONFUSED BY EXPIRATION DATES? YOU’RE NOT ALONE, HERE’S WHAT THEY REALLY MEAN:

  Most Americans are needlessly tossing out packaged food—not because it’s gone bad, but because they take the date stamped on it far too literally. That’s according to a recent study published in the journal Waste Management, which surveyed more than 1,000 people about the phrases and dates on food packages. Many Americans wrongly believed that food product dates—often prefaced by “best by” or “sell by”—are federally regulated and indicate the point after which the food is no longer safe to eat. (Neither is true: labeling decisions are made voluntarily by food companies and are meant to help consumers determine how fresh a food is, according to the USDA.) As a result, 84% of people throw out food when it’s close to the package date at least occasionally, the researchers found. The study shows “not only that consumers widely misunderstand current labels, but also that misunderstanding and misplaced trust in the labels lead to excess reported discards,” the authors write.

“Best by” refers to when a food is at peak flavor or quality, says Janell Goodwin, a technical information specialist with the USDA (who was not involved with the study). “Sell by” indicates how long a store should sell or display a product for inventory management reasons. And the “use by” date is the last recommended day that a product can be eaten at peak quality, Goodwin says. “These are all dates of quality and freshness, not of safety,” she says. Yet in the Waste Management study, 42% of people thought “use by” referred to safety, and 19% thought the same of “sell by. “In an attempt to clear up confusion, some industry groups, including the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute, are pushing to narrow the list of food date labels to only two options: “best if used by,” which would relate to freshness and quality, and “use by,” which would refer to the last safe day to eat highly perishable foods. While some food companies now voluntarily follow this two-date system, as far as the federal government is concerned, no date that’s stamped on a package refers to safety.

There’s no reason to trash something just because the date printed on the package has come and gone, Goodwin says. “If the date passes during home storage, a product should still be safe and wholesome if handled properly until the time of spoilage is evident,” she says. Instead, use your senses: Spoilage bacteria will typically produce a noticeable change in odor, flavor or texture. If none of these have developed, it’s probably safe to keep your food. (You can help protect yourself from bacteria that cause food-borne illnesses, like E. coli and salmonella, by cooking or reheating foods to USDA-recommended temperatures.) The only product with a firm use-by date is infant formula, Goodwin says. Otherwise, you can usually trust your gut over the package date.

*HOW LIBERAL POLITICS AND A HIGH COST OF LIVING ARE FUELING A MASSIVE CALIFORNIA EXODUS:
 

Rich Threadgill was born and raised in California and loved his home state. Until he didn’t. The Navy veteran is a gun fan, but he felt he couldn’t talk about his hobby or express other conservative opinions without running the risk of making someone angry. This summer, when his employer allowed employees to telework from out of state for lower pay, the 39-year-old human resources officer surprised himself. He sold his Rancho Cordova home and moved the family to Idaho, where he’ll build a house for less than he sold his California home. He says he feels more relaxed in a rural environment where people are more conservative and, to his mind, more congenial.

“We love it,” he said. “In California, if you express your beliefs, you can be outright attacked,” he said. Threadgill is among a wave of hundreds of thousands of Californians leaving the state in the last few years. Last year alone, nearly 200,000 more people left the state than moved in. Most likely did it for economic reasons. The cost of living, particularly housing, is now far higher in California than almost anywhere else in the United States. But a turbulent 2020 has added new motivations for migration. Amid coronavirus shutdowns, wildfires, street protests and a tense election-year political environment, some say California’s “charm” has finally worn too thin.

After 21 years in Sacramento, Stephanie Lamour is leaving for a dream job teaching in a French culinary school in Houston. For her, Sacramento has gotten too busy and dirty. She’s distressed seeing homeless people daily on her trip to and from work downtown. She wants to explore new open roads on her motorcycle. “I’m a very adventurous woman,” she said. “I will explore.” Lamour is not particularly political. For others putting California in the rear window, politics is a big reason. Some conservatives say they’re tired of being red in a blue state, especially with so many political disagreements devolving into angry, ill-mannered confrontations in recent years. Registered Democrats outnumber Republicans statewide nearly two to one, and hold the top state offices. In Sacramento County, 45% of registered voters are Democrat and 26% are Republican.

*MURDER RISING 40% – 15 SHOT, 3 KILLED IN TWO DAYS IN NEW YORK CITY:

  Over a dozen people were shot and three were killed in two days in New York City as violence continues to explode. A total of 15 people were hit with bullets, three fatally, between Wednesday and Thursday in the city.. Eleven were gunned down in six separate incidents on Wednesday alone. Victim Aaron Santiago, 23, was reportedly killed in a drive-by shooting near his Bronx home. An hour before Santiago was killed another man was murdered in a drive-by shooting that left five others wounded, the New York Outlet reported.

*MARINA ROSSANO, CEO OF ACCLAIMED FOOD DELIVERY Z.E.N. FOODS, ON 5 HEALTHY ALTERNATIVES TO CUT CARBS:

When we eat carbs, the body breaks them down into sugar glucose. Later, glucose goes into the bloodstream, and insulin hormones convert it into energy. If we eat more carbs than what our bodies need, the excessive glucose is turned into fat. Therefore, reducing carbs intake can be beneficial for overweight individuals who aim to lose weight and improve their overall health.

Keep in mind that carbohydrates are the main source of energy for our bodies. Hence, cutting carbs entirely of your diet is not recommended since it could lead to serious health repercussions.

For those who are considering a low-carb diet, read this post about how to cut carbs with 5 simple steps and then read on for some healthy low carb alternatives we have gathered here for you to try:


CAULIFLOWER RICE
For 100 grams of cauliflower, there are only 5 grams of carbohydrates. This veggie is a good source of potassium, calcium, and vitamin C.

Ingredients
• 1 cauliflower head
• Olive oil
• 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
• 1/2 cup chopped scallions
• salt and pepper

Instructions
1. Chop the cauliflower into medium pieces. Blend it in the food processor until having a texture like rice. Be careful not to over-process the cauliflower.
2. Preheat a skillet and add the oil.
3. Add the cauliflower and scallions. Season it with salt and pepper.
4. Saute over medium heat for about 3 to 5 minutes.

CAULIFLOWER PIZZA CRUST
Ingredients
• 1 cauliflower head
• 2 large eggs
• 1/3 cup goat cheese
• 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
• 1 tsp Italian seasoning
• 1/2 cup pizza sauce
• Salt and pepper
• Pepperoni, optional

Instructions
1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
2. Bring water to a boil, add the cauliflower and let it cook until tender. Remove it from the water and let it cool.
3. In a food processor, blend the cauliflower until reaching a rice texture.
4. Drain the cauliflower as much as possible. Put the rice in a clean cloth and squeeze the water out.
5. In a large bowl, add the cauliflower, eggs (stirred), goat cheese, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
6. Spread the “cauliflower dough” onto a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake until golden. Remove from the oven and flip it. Bake the remaining side for
5 minutes.
7. Add pizza sauce, cheese, and pepperonis. Bake for around 3–5 minutes.
 

KALE CHIPS
Kale is low in carbs and rich in potassium and vitamin A.

Ingredients
• Kale
• Olive oil
• salt

Instructions
1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
2. Tear down the kale leaves into smaller pieces.
3. Put the kale on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil and salt.
4. Bake for 10 minutes or until the leave’s edges are slightly brown.
 

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A cat’s brain is biologically more similar to a human brain than it is to a dog’s. Both humans and cats have identical regions in their brains that are responsible for emotions.


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*EXAMINER – HEALTH: BREAKTHROUGH SKIN TEST DETECTS EARLY SIGNS OF PARKINSON’S DISEASE WITH AMAZING ACCURACY

For patients dealing with Parkinson’s disease, a tremor in their hands may be the first symptom they notice. While this is a common sign, it’s not always a reliable gauge of an otherwise difficult disease to diagnose in its early stages. A team at Iowa State University say they’ve made a breakthrough in Parkinson’s research which may lead to an extremely accurate way of spotting the condition. Their study reveals a simple skin test can identify changes in the body caused by the disease. Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological disorder which impairs movement, causes stiffness and a loss of balance. The symptoms commonly include tremors in the hands and slurred speech that worsens over time. Currently, there is no cure for the disease. Prof. Anumantha Kanthasamy says Parkinson’s is particularly hard to diagnose and doctors often misdiagnose it early on. Even worse, the disease is only definitively diagnosed through an autopsy following the patient’s death.

The study finds the new skin examination detects clumping in alpha-synuclein proteins. Misfolded alpha-synuclein proteins accumulating in the brain are a telltale sign of Parkinson’s. These buildups lead to neuronal damage, bringing on the impaired motor functions in patients. While these clumps center in the brain, study authors say they’re also detectable in skin and tissue samples. “Since there’s no easy and reliable test available for the early diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease at present, we think there will be a lot interest in the potential use of skin samples for diagnosis,” says Kanthasamy, a distinguished professor of Biomedical Sciences at Iowa State in a university release.

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 *EXAMINER – MUSIC: BOB DYLAN ADOPTED STAGE NAME OUT OF ANTISEMITISM FEARS:

For nearly half a century, they were blowin’ in the wind: lost interviews that contained surprising new insights about celebrated singer-songwriter Bob Dylan. Transcripts of the 1971 interviews with the late American blues artist Tony Glover — and letters the two friends exchanged — have surfaced at a Boston auction house. They reveal that Dylan changed his name because he worried about anti-Semitism and wrote “Lay Lady Lay” for actress Barbra Streisand. Some of the 37 typed pages contain handwritten notes in Dylan’s own scrawl, said R.R. Auction, which is selling Glover’s trove of Dylan archives. “My work is a moving thing,” Dylan scribbled in one spot. Elsewhere, he used a blue marker to strike through passages he evidently didn’t like.

“In many cases, the deletions are more telling than the additions,” said Bobby Livingston, the auction house’s executive vice president. Dylan, 79, was close friends with Glover, who died last year. The two men broke into music on the same Minneapolis coffeehouse scene. Glover’s widow, Cynthia Nadler, put the documents up for auction, with online bidding to start Nov. 12 and run through Nov. 19.

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