Social media effect ‘tiny’ in teenagers

Past research on the relationship between screens, technology and children’s mental health has often been contradictory. Trivial effect Prof Andrew Przybylski and Amy Orben, from the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford, say it is often based on limited evidence which does not give the full picture. Their study concluded that most links between life satisfaction and social media use were “trivial”, accounting for less than 1% of a teenager’s wellbeing – and that the effect of social media was “not a one-way street”. Prof Przybylski, director of research at the institute, said: “99.75% of a person’s life satisfaction has nothing to do with their use of social media.” Tips on how to limit excessive screen time How …

‘Mean Girls’ Star Daniel Franzese Says Breakout Gay Role Felt ‘Cathartic’

Mean Girls” may be one of those rare films that seem ageless, but the beloved teen comedy that helped put Lindsay Lohan and Rachel McAdams on the Hollywood map was, in fact, To celebrate, actor-comedian HuffPost in a Build Series interview Tuesday.  The movie, which marked The actor, who is gay, said the character held personal significance, too.  Franzese, of course, would go on to additional success in television and film. Notably, he appeared on HBO’s “ The actor-comedian, who performed this week in New York as part of his “Yass! You’re Amazing!” Still, he said, there’s for improvement.  our gay icons are being played by straight people, and a lot of our He continued, “There [are] a lot of things on the LGBTQ …

Man Who Kept Girl In Dog Cage, Sexually Assaulted Her Won’t Serve Prison Time

Michael Wysolovski, 33, was arrested in June 2017 after Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that the victim, who HuffPost will not name because she is a sexual assault survivor, was found severely malnourished and suffering from back problems due to the dog cage. She had also contracted ringworm from the unsanitary conditions.   according to local outlet WIS News.   pled guilty last week to first-degree cruelty to children and interstate interference with custody. Although he was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Wysolovski received credit for time served during the eight months he was in a detention center prior to his sentencing. The remaining nine years and four months of his sentence will be served on probation and he will have to register as a …

Cory Booker Spoke At Church In 2011 That Practiced LGBTQ Discrimination

$1.7 million while he was mayor of Newark between 2008 and 2013.  Most of his speeches were at colleges, with some companies such as Google on the list.  Aug. 11, 2011, Booker spoke at the Global Leadership Summit at Willow Creek, a megachurch located outside Chicago that has a history of supporting policies that discriminate against the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community. Booker spoke of the challenges he had faced, about how to rise and overcome adversity. He encouraged people to stand up with honor, dignity, courage and love.  here.) a champion of LGBTQ rights. As far back as 1992, when he was a student at Stanford University, Booker wrote about presided over one of New Jersey’s first …

Kushner says Russia investigations more harmful to US ‘than a couple Facebook ads’

Washington (CNN)Senior presidential adviser Jared Kushner suggested Tuesday that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation was more harmful to the US than Russian meddling in the 2016 election. In the redacted version of the Mueller report, the special counsel explained that the investigation into possible collusion between Trump’s campaign and Russia found that members of the Trump campaign knew they would benefit from Russia’s illegal actions to influence the election, but didn’t take criminal steps to help. “Although the investigation established that the Russian government perceived it would benefit from a Trump presidency and worked to secure that outcome, and that the campaign expected it would benefit electorally from information stolen and released through Russian efforts, the investigation did not establish …

Barr’s world view didn’t change when he became Trump’s top cop

Washington (CNN)Nearly 20 years before William Barr heralded the end of the special counsel’s probe of President Donald Trump, the attorney general laid out his complaints about special prosecutors: They have “no ultimate accountability,” are unconstrained by resources and are often “driven to find something” to justify themselves. However, a careful analysis of Barr’s career and comments, as well as conversations with multiple people who have known and worked closely with him, reveal a veteran government and corporate lawyer who has always believed in the power of a strong presidency and in limiting the authority of career law enforcement officials. A big problem, Barr said in 2001, is “this notion that has gained currency that there’s something wrong about political …

Celine Dion Surprises Couple Getting Married, Becomes Their Wedding Singer

Jimmy Kimmel gatecrashed a couple’s wedding in Las Vegas — and brought singer Celine Dion and actor Kimmel on Friday concluded Spade brought pre-wedding toast shots before Kimmel presided, via TV link, over the ceremony. The biggest surprise for the newlyweds came, however, when Dion walked in as their wedding singer and performed her 1996 hit “Because You Loved Me.”  Download Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Starr Report Veteran Says Trump’s Crimes Are ‘Thousandfold’ Worse

In an interview with the Yahoo News podcast “Skullduggery,” Paul Rosenzweig, who served as a senior counsel to Ken Starr, said that a “significant number” of his former colleagues from the independent counsel office share his views — although notably not Starr himself. “Add to that, his recalcitrance in responding to [special counsel Robert] Mueller and his stonewalling of congressional investigations and the case becomes … much more compelling than that which attended the [impeachment] recommendation with respect to Clinton,” Rosenzweig added. It is a pattern of conduct that, as Rosenzweig sees it, has been repeated in spades by Trump. Trump refused to be questioned by Mueller at all, agreeing only to answer written questions relating to issues that arose …

Police in Dominican Republic recover car used by couple who went missing

(CNN)The car used by a New York tourists who went missing last month has been recovered off the coast of the Dominican Republic, police said Friday. From the images, it’s difficult to discern the make and model of the car. Upholstery, cables and other debris appear to dangle from the car as it was pulled from the sea. Locals describe that zone as “la batidora” — the blender — because of the rough seas normally found in the area. Duran Mejia said a black iPhone was also recovered. It’s unclear where the phone was found in relation to the car. A photo provided to CNN by Dominican Republic National Police showed the back of the phone was shattered. The word …