The Lodown Published by The Lodown by The Leonard Lopate Show Things We Learned This Week Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend The Lopate Show's Week in ReviewYou may be sick of hearing about Iowa already, but it will be an important battleground state this fall. A good rule of thumb for social media: Until you have a use for a social media site, don’t use it. You can make whipped cream in a jar and kitchen scales might just change your life. Sturgeon are shy. (They’re also under threat.) Books, magazines, and documents are the most commonly hoarded things.