Renee Medina – Chop Or A Champion Blog
 

Author: Renee Medina

Selenators everywhere can probably name a lot more than 10 needs to love Selena Gomez, but we’ve narrowed it to a few of our favorites (since we could obviously go on and on … and on about why we absolutely adore this phenomenal triple threat).

  1. She’s a star who gets star struck. It’s totally cute to see her shocked, but very happy reactions when she meets a star she loves because she appears like her fans when they meet her. One star Sel totally freaked when she met: fellow Disney Channel alum Shia LaBeouf. It was totally precious. Moments similar to this one remind us that Sel really is similar to everyone else.
  2. She’s so fashionable she has her own clothing line! She’s totally dedicated to her Dream Aloud line. She only designs things she would wear, meaning that wearing DOL clothes is the closest the majority of us will ever come to raiding Sel’s closet. Plus, her line is completely affordable.
  3. She’s not afraid to burst out into a rap along! We absolutely LOVE what does it cost? Sel loves Nicki Minaj’s song “Super Bass.” Her recent rap together with bestie, Taylor Swift was totes adorbs!
  4. She’s not afraid to out-prank Justin Bieber. Earlier this year, Sel pulled a super clever prank on Justin, convincing him she was going to get a grill!
  5. She’s so supportive of her friends. She’s been there for Demi through thick and thin, which is sweet. Plus, she fought for “Who Says” for her. She’s a friend we ‘d want to have!
  6. She loves and appreciates her fans a lot that she’s getting them involved with the creation of her own fragrance. Cool, huh?
  7. She loves animals. She’s rescued several cuddly pups now, including her newest doggy Baylor.
  8. She always attempts to stay positive. It’s so refreshing to see she doesn’t let anything get her down. That positive attitude belongs to what makes Sel such a stellar role model.
  9. She’s so charitable! Sel spends lots of her time off from tour visiting children’s hospitals and getting involved with other worthy causes.
  10. Selena is just beautiful just being herself– and she reminds her fans that they are too! Like Sel sings in “Who Says”: “I’m no beauty queen. I’m just beautiful me.” Words to live by from among our favorites!

The problem with Miley Cyrus isn’t that she has broken bad. It’s that she’s so confusing. Someday, she’s sexualizing herself without actually being sexy, putting her hair up in double buns like a baby devil’s stubby horns and sticking her tongue out like a cartoon-character Calvin making faces at his stuffed tiger. The next, it seems, she’s singing Wrecking Ball, a devastating piece of heartbreak pop that ranks among the year’s very finest singles.

Miley Cyrus Crazy

If she’s attempting to show how matured she is by how lewdly she can act, she’s refraining from doing a great job of it. At the same time, conventional wisdom suggests that rubbing foam fingers there foam fingers ought not go doesn’t help her credibility as a singer of serious fare like Wrecking Ball. Perhaps, as proposed by Elton John– who, like Cyrus, played this weekend’s iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas Nevada– she’s a “meltdown waiting to happen.” Frankly, it’s hard to tell.

What’s great about Miley Cyrus, though, is that she’s so funny. She has a weird and finely tuned sense of humor, which she displayed Saturday during two performances at the festival, particularly her afternoon evaluated the Music Festival Village.

Worn a white hot-pants suit with laces that went flying every time she swiveled her hips toward the audience, Cyrus performed We Can’t Stop and Party in the U.S.A. while surrounded by dancers wearing inflatable mushrooms and rainbows, in addition to twerking midgets. The colorfully absurd stage looked like a cross between a Super Mario Bros. video game and a demented early-’70s children’s television show.
With all Cyrus’ activity recent few weeks– her performance at the MTV Video Music Awards, appearing naked in her Wrecking Ball video, breaking up with Liam Hemsworth– she’s shown an uncanny ability to astonish. But Cyrus could hardly have come up with anything more flat-out flabbergasting Saturday than among her song choices– Look What They’ve Done to My Song, Ma.

Ibuprofen

This is commonly branded as Advil or Motrin which is among the newest analgesics, approved by the FDA in 1974. It may have some advantages over aspirin, depending on the form of pain you are experiencing. It looks slightly stronger (meaning you need less of it) to treat pain from soft tissue injuries and dental pain. Additionally, it has been shown to become the most effective painkiller for menstrual pains. In fact, here’s a tip: every one of the pain relievers marketed exclusively for this purpose (e.g., Midol) contain ibuprofen, but they cost a lot more because they are marketed as a “high tech” pain reliever. Stick with generic ibuprofen for menstrual cramps. Ibuprofen can also be a stomach irritant, but this occurs much less commonly than with aspirin. Unlike aspirin, it has a very mild blood-thinning effect, so if you have conditions where loss of platelets would be a concern, ibuprofen is a better choice. There have been some concerns that ibuprofen can add to kidney damage, so it’s advised that those with kidney concerns seek advice from a health care provider before taking it.


P.S. We at Chop Or A Champ Blog are NOT Doctors here, therefore we do not take any responsibility for what you consume. Also check out Part 1 for Aspirin.

Aspirin

Can also be referred to as acetylsalicylic acid, is the oldest analgesic on the market place. Aspirin is an NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug). Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, it is often used to treat arthritis, toothaches, and other pains aggravated by inflammation. It is also used to treat minor body aches and pains, headaches, and reduce fevers. Aspirin has two major negative effects. The first is that it could be stomach irritant. Actually, it can irritate any tissue it enters contact with (thus chewing aspirin gum is not recommended because it can irritate the gums and mouth). Also, people who know they are allergic to salicylic acids generally are urged to avoid aspirin. But many who take aspirin, even regularly, do not have stomach irritation.

You may be wondering why some people take aspirin regularly. Another big “side effect” of aspirin can actually be a benefit for many people. Aspirin thins out platelets, the cells responsible for blood clots. While clotting helps stop bleeding when you cut yourself, clots also play a big role in causing strokes and cardiac arrest when blood vessels are already partially blocked by cholesterol. Fewer platelets means smaller chance of cardiovascular disease or stroke, so health care providers often prescribe aspirin for this.


P.S. We at Chop Or A Champ Blog are NOT Doctors here, therefore we do not take any responsibility for what you consume. Also check out Part 2 for Ibuprofen.

As the lightest 15.6-inch budget laptop we’ve tested, Lenovo’s G50-45 looks like a bull’s-eye for commuters and frequent business travelers. And it would be, otherwise for its worst-in-class battery life. That makes the G50 a travel-friendly workstation only if you don’t plan to work far from a power outlet for long.

So can solid performance, a bright display and a super affordable $299 price make up for that one big shortcoming?

Does It Have A Good Display?

The G50 comes with a nice 15.6-inch screen that’s at least roomy enough for screen-intensive productivity tasks like viewing documents and editing spreadsheets. The HD display is pretty sharp, with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels, so text looks crisp.

It also has the brightest display in its class, peaking at 238 nits of brightness. The average brightness among its closest rivals is 192 nits. That makes the G50’s screen easier to view in direct sunlight.

The Keyboard/ Touch-pad

The G50’s mediocre keyboard is typical for laptops within this price range. Keystrokes offer a reasonable amount of feedback, but it’s the shallow design of the keyboard that really hurts the typing experience, with just about 1.3 mm of travel. That makes typing on the G50 feel stiff compared with the experience on the X555LA (1.55 mm) and Inspiron 15 5000 (1.5 mm). Those notebooks are more comfortable for extended typing sessions, but the G50 is fine for working out the occasional email replay.

What Is It’s Design Like?

Obviously, the G50’s cheap design helps it achieve that lightweight. It’s not a bad-looking laptop, but its textured plastic lid feels hollow, and its plastic chassis doesn’t feel as durable as what you get on some competing machines like the sturdy Inspiron 15 5000.

Competing laptops feel like clunkers next to the Lenovo G50. Measuring 0.98 inches thick and weighing 4.6 lbs., the notebook is noticeably more portable than the 5.11-lb. Dell Inspiron 15 5000 and the 5-lb. Asus X555LA. That’s good news if you have to lug your laptop between home and the office.

 

Premium notebooks have it easy– sleek, attractive-looking design, top-of-the-line hardware, and in many cases, extreme portability too. But, although models like Apple’s MacBooks are popular, the top shelf isn’t within most folks’ reach.

The 2016 version of the Acer Aspire E 15 (also referred to as the Acer Aspire E5-575G-53VG, MSRP $549.99) doesn’t have the sleek design, top-of-the-line construction, or portability of a luxury notebook, that’s for sure. What it lacks in flashy engineering and classy materials, it makes up for in bang-for-your-buck performance.

For around $550 (or $700 for a Core i7-powered model), you’ll be treated to substantially better-than-average performance, a boatload of onboard memory, a flash-based solid-state drive standard, stellar battery life, and a host of upgrade opportunities ensure a positive roi.

Unfortunately, a few its flaws are hard to ignore; a washed-out display stares you in the face and a plasticly, think build nags you every time you transport it. But if you’re strong-willed– and just strong enough to carry a nearly-5.3- pound laptop– the Aspire E 15 will serve you well.

Acer Aspire E 15

A little about the Aspire E 15

Acer may have cut some corners with the Aspire E 15, but it made sure to bolster areas that typical mid-range computers neglect. I’ll touch on the E 15’s sheer amount valuable shortly, but also for now, let’s have a look at what we’re dealing with.

 

– Intel Core i5-6200U dual-core processor

– 8GB DDR4 SDRAM

– 15.6-inch 1920×1080 LED display

– Nvidia GeForce 940MX graphics processor with 2 GB GDDR5 RAM

– 256GB M. 2 SATA SSD

– WiFi AC/Bluetooth

– CD/DVD Multidrive (Reads/Burns DVDs and CDs).

– 2,500 mAh lithium-ion battery with approximately 64W of power.

 

Our review unit is the $550 model with these specsheet, but Acer also offers a version of the E 15 with a Core i7 processor. Given that every single version is equipped with an SSD, 8 GB RAM, discrete graphics, and even an optical drive, it’s not surprising that this model frequently tops the Amazon charts.

While BFFs are always there for each and every other through thick and thin, that doesn’t mean Larsa Pippen needs Kourtney Kardashian’s money. The former Real Housewife required to Instagram to call out a headline that accused her of being financially supported by Kourtney Kardashian amidst Pippen’s divorce from former basketball player Scottie Pippen.

The article concerned alleges that Scottie has removed the reality star, leaving her to count on eldest Kardashian sister for support. Pippen, however, says it’s total BS.

“Where do they get this from?” she captioned a screenshot of the article. “So it was false.”

“Anything for you my boo”, the Kardashian jokingly replied to the photo.

Scottie’s attorney told E! News that the story is totally “incorrect.” Instead, both Scottie and Larsa “are currently dealing with reconciliation as was represented in court today.”

“The subject article is highly inaccurate”‘ Larsa’s lawyer stated to the outlet. “I can tell you that as [Scottie’s lawyer] and I advised Judge Cohen today in court, the parties are working towards a reconciliation.”

Larsa and Scottie’s divorce has been going on for some time. Last year in November, two 911 tapes were released in which Larsa can be heard saying her husband was getting “really, really aggressive.”

“Mr. Pippen knows that some members of journalism have obtained 911 recordings recently made by Ms. Pippen”, Scottie’s attorney Roberta G. Stanley said to People in a statement. “While these recordings promote themselves, Ms. Pippen did not make any allegations of physical violence by Mr. Pippen.”

Despite their 19-year-marriage’s rocky ending, both intend to continue the process in the most peaceful way possible.

“Larsa remains hopeful that she and Scottie will always do what is best for their 4 beautiful children and jointly raise them with love and respect,” a rep told E! News.

This month, we are extremely grateful for Ed Sheeran. Not only did he just release an album that we are mildly obsessed with, he’s also become the new Interview King.

 

Every time we turn around, Ed has shared a new golden tidbit with us, especially when it concerns Pop Queen Taylor Swift. A few months ago, Ed spilled how Taylor Swift’s music is never leaked, which was actually a very interesting behind-the-scenes check out the production that is T-Swift. Now, he’s dishing on when he thinks Taylor’s new album could be released.

 

When speaking with BBC Sheeran explained, “Everyone I was scared of releasing albums around me released them all last year– people like Beyoncé and The Weeknd and Bruno Mars.” He continued, “Taylor isn’t planning to be releasing until probably the end of this particular year– Christmas is the smartest time to release because that’s when everyone buys records. So I’ve got a full year of just all Ed, constantly.”

 

Wait, hold up, Ed! “End this last year?” “Christmas.” This will truly be the greatest holiday season if his predictions hold true. We wonder what Taylor’s new album will center on? Leaked call revenge? Calvin heartache? In any case, we are so there.

According To http://theconversation.com/ this is what news is…..

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When celebrated media and communication theorist Dennis McQuail proposed in 1992 that news was a selective, socially manufactured product with the power to determine and define events, he hadn’t know about social networks. Not every occurrence is necessarily news, he wrote. His argument was built on the notion that the “gatekeepers” (who are mostly journalists and editors) decide what is news and how it should be reported and disseminated.

McQuail would be the first to admit that’s no longer the case. From Malawi to Myanmar, Chad to China, social networks’s growing influence has become a potent symbol of citizen empowerment around the world. That’s because in several areas of the world, social networks such as Facebook and twitter have become the norm for day-to-day communication, inadvertently replacing mainstream media as a source of news.

In so doing, it is not only redefining the ways news and content may be shared but it’s also forcing us to rethink the meaning and significance of “news” itself.

When citizen journalists, digital activists or any other non-professionals produce and share news on Twitter, who is going to stop them, who is going to deny them the opportunity to produce news?

With the news industry changing at such a dizzying speed, presumably as if the time has come for us to accept citizen journalists as active players current business. Indeed, teaching a student the best ways to gather, write and edit stories isn’t enough anymore. Students have to know their main competitor isn’t just a journalist from the crosstown rival newspaper but also anyone owning a smartphone.

The audience, who for several generations have largely been sleeping partners current production business, have suddenly become more active. In the past, they only purchased news content. And if they were angry after reading biased or inaccurate stories, drafting a “letter to the editor” was their only possible way of showing concern.

Today they have direct access to the editor via Twitter, they directly comment on stories anonymously and instantly, and as alternative players they produce content and share it online. They have also become a legitimate source of information for conventional journalists.

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