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1. “Two rules in life… First rule: Don’t lose. Second rule: Don’t forget the first rule.” ~Warren Buffet   2. “Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it.” ~ Descartes   3. “Don’t depend on the enemy not coming; depend rather on being ready […]

I know it’s been a long time, B. Lots of things have changed. You’ve gone from a talented little girl with stars in her eyes, into a beautiful accomplished woman that little girls look up to in the blink of an eye. Your music has grown, too–-from the sugarcoated pop of a teen embroiled in […]

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You know what time it is!!! It’s Freestyle Friday!  Let’s flashback to my Nicki and Bey Bud Light Freestyle!

J Mac’s Hip Hop Health Tip: On pins and needles?Acupuncture has been proven to relieve some types of pain and nausea.

J Mac’s Hip Hop Health Tip: Workout for two! Higher energy, less discomfort and kids with higher IQs. are benefits of maternity workouts.

J Mac’s Word of the Day™ is ricochet. To rebound. It’s sad most people think of bullets when they see this word. People can bounce back too.

J Mac’s HIp Hop Health Tip: Train like you’re going to fight Mike Tyson! Fitness boxing is a great workout that is more than 60% anaerobic.

J Mac’s Hip Hop Health Tip: Bass is your friend! Studies have shown working out with an upbeat soundtrack keeps you focused and motivated.

(Mashable) — Microsoft is set to unveil the next generation of Windows today. The new operating system, currently known as Windows 8, is the tech giant’s attempt to regain ground that it has lost to Apple, which surpassed Microsoft last year as the world’s most valuable company. It isn’t the MacBook or Mac OS X […]

(Mashable) — The discontinued HP TouchPad continues its liquidation at fire sale prices, and the frantic search for the defunct tablet at that elusive $99.99 price was one of the trending topics on Twitter yesterday. Use this link to search Twitter for the latest info, or use the Twitter hashtag #HPTouchpad to get pricing and […]

The best diet as determined by U.S. News and World Reports is one you’ve probably never heard.  The publication, which regularly ranks best colleges, hospitals and cities, released its list of the best diets Tuesday. The top diet is the DASH, which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, which contains foods lower in sodium […]

A Pennsylvania mother has decided she does not want her two children to take the two-week-long standardized tests given by her state as part of the federal No Child Left Behind law. And she hopes other parents will do the same. Michele Gray’s sons — Ted Rosenblum, 11, and John Michael Rosenblum, 9 — did […]