What Celebrities Are Vapers?

Ecigs have been a part of Hollywood culture even before they became mainstream a few years ago. The celebrities who vape range from starlets to Oscar-winners!

deppJohnny Depp introduced the electronic cigarette to the big screen in his film The Tourist, in which Depp smoked an e-cig in front of a “no smoking” sign. Depp has been a long-time smoker of tobacco cigarettes and has tried to kick the habit for some time now. While he debuted the e-cig on the big screen, Depp has also brought vaping into his personal life. He has even upgraded his electronic cigarette to a more advanced e-cig alternative.

When she takes a break from singing, Katy Perry may be KatyPerryECigspotted puffing on an e-cig. While there may not be many pictures to prove it, some sources report that she looks to be a fairly experienced e-cig user.




leonardo dicaprio 2Another celebrity who has been seen sporting an ecig is Leonardo DiCaprio. With California being one of the first states to ban smoking in most indoor spaces in 1995, celebrities like Leonardo seem to be enjoying the ability to smoke the e-cigs indoors. He was spotted puffing away on an e-cig at the 2014 Golden Globes to reportedly help calm his nerves before winning the Best Actor award in the musical/comedy category.

 

There have been a number of prominent female celebrities lindsay-lohan-vapingthat have been spotted using the e-cig, including Lindsay Lohan. This switch to e-cigs came after Lindsay’s father reportedly was worried about the damage she was doing to herself with tobacco cigarettes and recommended she try out the e-cigs.

sean_pennAnother celebrity you may spot “vaping” is Sean Penn. Even during interviews, Sean is not shy about breaking out his e-cig and puffing away. Sean vowed to quit his four-pack-a-day smoking habit (tobacco cigarettes) after watching his father die of lung cancer in 2001.

 

After being scrutinized for smoking tobacco cigarettes tooemedtv_121387 close to her children, Britney Spears can now be spotted using the e-cigs. Britney has publicly reported that it was electronic cigarettes that have allowed her to take control of her life and finally “win” her battle against the habit.

 

emedtv_121384Robert Pattinson has been reported to be pretty open about his effort to take care of himself and kick the habit of smoking tobacco cigarettes. In a 2012 interview, Rob pulled out his electric cigarette and explained that he was using it to help get over his habit. In 2014, he has been photographed on his film sets still puffing away on the e-cigs.






 

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7 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Listening To Music

animal-cruelty-cat-cute-ipod-music-Favim.com-1190481. You might be more likely to keep mishearing a lyric if you find the incorrect version amusing.

study published in PLOS One last year argued that the wittier you find your misheard version, the more likely you are to keep hearing it.

(Oh, but in “Blank Space” Taylor Swift definitely does sing “Starbucks lovers”, I’m sorry you are all just wrong.)

2. We mishear lyrics because of the powerful role expectations play in our hearing.

In the 1950s, a Harper’s magazine writer coined the term “Mondegreens” for misheard lyrics, in reference to a Scottish folk song in which she heard the words “Lady Mondegreen” instead of “laid him on the green”.

This happens because the meaning we create from songs doesn’t come entirely from what we hear.

“There’s a piece of what we understand that comes from the sound that comes in our ear,” Mark Liberman, a linguist at the University of Pennsylvania, told PRI last November, but “there’s a piece of what we understand that comes from the expectations in our brain”.

3. Songs that get stuck in your head are called “earworms”.

Victoria Williamson. researcher at the University of Sheffield, has researched why a certain song gets stuck in your head. Earworms can have several triggers, she explained to the BBC in 2012.

Some are obvious: having heard the song recently and repeatedly can contribute. But so can seeing a single word that reminds you of that song (for example, Williamson says walking into a shoe shop called Faith led to George Michael’s song of the same name being stuck in her head all afternoon).

Even stress can trigger an earworm. One participant in an online survey Williamson organised got a song stuck in her head during a big exam when she was 16 – then at every stressful life event since then it reappeared, even years later.

4. The best way to get rid of an earworm might be to get a different song stuck in there.

Trying to specifically not think about a particular thing is very hard, and tends to make you think more about it that you would have otherwise. So just thinking your way out of an earworm is not going to work.

Here’s some information that might help, though: Recent thoughts are likely to come back if you aren’t actually finished with the thought, according to a paper in Applied Cognitive Psychology. This fits with a different study published in PLOS One, in which some people report that playing your earworm all the way through, either in real life or in your head, can get rid of it.

If that doesn’t work, one way to game the system is to listen to specific music you don’t mind having stuck in your head. Then at least you can choose your earworm.

 

5. The “mere exposure effect” makes us like certain music just because we hear it a lot.

The "mere exposure effect" makes us like certain music just because we hear it a lot.

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But, crucially, there’s a point at which it then really really starts to grate – and you get an inverted-U graph like the one above.

In an essay at Aeon, Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis, director of the music cognition lab at the University of Arkansas, explains why repetition makes us like music: “People seem to misattribute their increased perceptual fluency – their improved ability to process the triangle or the picture or the melody – not to the prior experience, but to some quality of the object itself.”

Basically, hearing a song you’ve heard before makes you feel clever, because your brain has already figured it out.

6. Album sales in a particular genre of music go up as the music gets simpler.

“This can be interpreted as music becoming increasingly formulaic in terms of instrumentation once commercial or mainstream success sets in,” say authors of the study that was published in PLOS One.

7. People get chills listening to all different sorts of music.

Ever got goosebumps when listening to your favourite music? It turns out that it’s not the type of music that dictates whether you’ll get chills, but how much you’re into it.

paper published in the journal Social Psychological & Personality Science found that musical preference didn’t make a difference when trying to predict whether someone is likely to get chills when listening to music.

In fact the study, which involved 196 mostly young adults from the University of North Carolina, found that “openness to experience” was the biggest predictor of who would get chills when listening to music. Openness to experience is a factor that predicts how much someone is into music, explains Williamson in a blog post about the paper. Essentially, this means that if you’re really into your music, whatever that music is, you’re likely to get the occasional shiver down your spine.

More can be found on Buzzfeed here.

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images (6)So you have heard about Electronic Cigarettes and wonder if they are the right fit for you. You might have been thinking to quit smoking for some time. Or you might have thought of just trying vaping for taste and experience. Either way, using electronic cigarettes and learning how to vape is pretty simple.

An electronic cigarette consists of a battery and a pre-filled cartomizer (or tank filled with e-liquid)

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7 Pictures That Will Give You Perspective On What Really Matters

0101010On Earth there are more people inside this little circle than are living outside of it.

 

 

111Throughout the entire history of Earth, there have been around 115 billion people that have lived. Seven billion of those people are alive now, and you are one of them!

enhanced-buzz-24365-1421340354-12And this is how big another part of Earth is in comparison to a bunch of other parts.

 

 

And this is how deep the deepest part of the ocean goes.

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4444But the Earth is nothing compared to what’s circling around of it. Here are all the satellites that orbit us every day.

 

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And moving farther out, here’s the United States in comparison to the moon.

It’s easy to forget that we, like the image above, are constantly moving, every single second of every single day.

But that’s nothing.

Remember that inside your body are 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 atoms, each billions of years old. This is really who you are, and this is what the universe and everything you know is:

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8 Things You Can Learn In Less Than 11 Minutes

chordLearn a simple song on the guitar.

If you learn these five simple chords, you’ll be able to play tons of different songs.

Learn how to read someone’s palm.

Want to forecast your future and impress people at parties? Learn how to palm read in just a few minutes.

 Learn how to fold your shirts properly.

No one likes a creased outfit… Follow these simple steps to store your clothes wrinkle-free!

Learn how to make the perfect scrambled eggs.

Every self-respecting grown-up should know how to scramble eggs. Take a hint — it’ll pay off on Sunday morning.

Learn some origami.download

Folding paper can be both relaxing AND rewarding once complete and shaped like an adorable animal or crown!

Learn how to change a tire.

You never know when you might find yourself stranded on a road trip. Changing a tire is one of those essential skills that everyone needs to learn sooner or later!

Learn how to identify the freshest fruit.

Did you know that there are little tricks behind choosing the ripest fruit?! Those days of bruised bananas are over!

Learn the art of packing a suitcase.

There is a right and wrong way to pack… Take note and save some space for BOTH of those pairs of shoes on your next trip.

 

Think of all the incredible skills you could accomplish with more time! What would you do with 11 more minutes in your life?

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All The 2015 TV Premiere Dates You Need To Know

Here’s all the TV premieres you definitely need to see or at least DVR!

Monday, Jan. 5

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The Bachelor (8 p.m., ABC)
2 Broke Girls (8 p.m., CBS)
Antiques Roadshow (8 p.m., PBS)
Gotham (8 p.m., Fox)
Mike & Molly (8:30 p.m., CBS)
Sleepy Hollow (9 p.m., Fox)
Scorpion (9 p.m., CBS)
State of Affairs (10 p.m., NBC)
NCIS: Los Angeles (10 p.m., CBS)
Child Genius* (10 p.m., Lifetime)
Cougar Town (10:30 p.m., TBS)

Tuesday, Jan. 6

Pretty Little Liars (8 p.m., ABC Family)
Marvel’s Agent Carter* (8 p.m., ABC)
MasterChef Junior (8 p.m., Fox)
NCIS (8 p.m., CBS)
NCIS: New Orleans (9 p.m., CBS)
Switched at Birth (9 p.m., ABC Family)
The Haves and Have Nots (9 p.m., OWN)
Marry Me (9 p.m., NBC)
New Girl (9 p.m., Fox)
The Mindy Project (9:30 p.m., Fox)
About A Boy (9:30 p.m., NBC)
Person of Interest (10 p.m., CBS)
Cougar Town (10 p.m., TBS)
Real Husbands of Hollywood (10 p.m., BET)
Chicago Fire (10 p.m., NBC)
Forever (10 p.m., ABC)
The Challenge: Battle of the Exes II (11 p.m., MTV)

Wednesday, Jan. 7

The Middle (8 p.m., ABC)
The Mentalist (8 p.m., CBS)
The Mysteries of Laura (8 p.m., NBC)
American Idol (8 p.m., Fox)
The Goldbergs (8:30 p.m., ABC)
People’s Choice Awards (9 p.m., CBS)
Empire* (9 p.m., Fox)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (9 p.m., NBC)
Love Thy Neighbor (9 p.m., OWN)
Modern Family (9 p.m., ABC)
Black-ish (9:30 p.m., ABC)
Duck Dynasty (9:30 p.m., A&E)
Chicago PD (10 p.m., NBC)
Top Chef: Boston (10 p.m., Bravo)
American Horror Story: Freak Show (10 p.m., FX)
Wahlburgers (10 p.m., A&E)
Hindsight* (10 p.m., VH1)
Donnie Loves Jenny* (10:30 p.m., A&E)

Thursday, Jan. 8

The Big Bang Theory (8 p.m., CBS)
The Biggest Loser: Glory Days (8 p.m., NBC)
Mom (8:30 p.m., CBS)
Two and a Half Men (9 p.m., CBS)
Bad Judge (9 p.m., NBC)
A to Z (9:30 p.m., NBC)
The McCarthys (9:30 p.m., CBS)
Elementary (10 p.m., CBS)
Parenthood (10 p.m., NBC)
Portlandia (10 p.m., IFC)
Archer (10 p.m., FX)
Babylon* (10 p.m., Sundance TV)

Friday, Jan. 9

Glee (8 p.m., Fox)
Last Man Standing (8 p.m., ABC)
Cristela (8:30 p.m., ABC)
Shark Tank (9 p.m., ABC)
Cold Justice (8 p.m., TNT)
Hart of Dixie (9 p.m., The CW)
Banshee (10 p.m., Cinemax)
Comedy Bang! Bang! (11 p.m., IFC)

Sunday, Jan. 11

Mulaney (7 p.m., Fox)
Golden Globe Awards (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, NBC)
Shameless (9 p.m., Showtime)
Girls (9 p.m., HBO)
Togetherness* (9:30 p.m., HBO)
House of Lies (10 p.m., Showtime)
Looking (10 p.m., HBO)
Episodes (10:30 p.m., Showtime)

Monday, Jan. 12

Fashion Police (9 p.m., E!)
Eye Candy* (10 p.m., MTV)
Friends to Lovers* (10 p.m., Bravo)
Castle (10 p.m., ABC)

Tuesday, Jan. 13

Parks and Recreation (8 p.m., NBC)
Face Off (9 p.m. Syfy)
My Big Fat Fabulous Life* (10 p.m., TLC)
Kroll Show (10:30 p.m., Comedy Central)

Wednesday, Jan. 14

Snoop & Son: A Dad’s Dream* (7 p.m., ESPN)
Melissa & Joey (8 p.m., ABC Family)
Baby Daddy (8:30 p.m., ABC Family)
Criminal Minds (9 p.m., CBS)
Stalker (10 p.m., CBS)
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (10 p.m., FXX)
Workaholics (10 p.m., Comedy Central)
The Game (10 p.m., BET)
Man Seeking Woman* (10:30 p.m., FXX)
Broad City (10:30 p.m., Comedy Central)
Guy Code (10:30 p.m., MTV2)
Web Therapy (11 p.m., Showtime)

Friday, Jan. 16

Constantine (8 p.m., NBC)
World’s Funniest Fails* (8 p.m., Fox)
Grimm (9 p.m., NBC)
12 Monkeys* (9 p.m., Syfy)
Helix (10 p.m., Syfy)
The Fall (Netflix)

Saturday, Jan. 17

Whitney* (8 p.m., Lifetime)
The Musketeers (9 p.m., BBC America)
Saturday Night Live (11:30 p.m., NBC)

Sunday, Jan. 18

Grantchester* (10 p.m., PBS)
Christina Milian Turned Up* (10 p.m., E!)

Monday, Jan. 19

The Originals (8 p.m., The CW)
The Fosters (8 p.m., ABC Family)
Chasing Life (9 p.m., ABC Family)
Jane The Virgin (9 p.m., The CW)
The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore* (11:30 p.m., Comedy Central)

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.0099 NEWElectronic cigarette vaporizers hit the world by storm, and they have become far more than a trend over the past few years.  Look, smoking traditional cigarettes were not only unhealthy, but the entire process became a pain in the neck with all of the rules and restrictions. With the eCig vaporizer you do not have to worry about all of that or the adverse health issues.

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Is Passive Vaping An Issue?

vaping-vamps-8Dr. Farsalinos, a leading researcher into the effect of ecigarettes, recently wrote about the latest study involving passive vaping and the nicotine levels given off by ecigarettes.

Here it is:

A new study evaluating passive vaping has recently been published in the journal Environmental Research. The study evaluated nicotine levels in the house of vapers and smokers (compared to non-smokers), and measured salivary and urinary cotinine levels in non-smokers who were exposed to tobacco and electronic cigarette use at their homes. The main finding of the study was that “passive vaping” results in nicotine absorption from non-smokers non-vapers, at similar levels as those exposed to smoke from tobacco cigarettes. Those exposed to more than 7 tobacco cigarettes per day had higher cotinine levels (thus, more nicotine was absorbed through passive exposure).

First of all, there is no surprise that nicotine is released to the environment. Since there is a lot of vapor exhaled, and considering that nicotine absorption is lower compared to smoking, nicotine is probably exhaled by the user (I say probably, because we need more evidence to be certain about that). However, we should assess the health implications of exposure to nicotine at such levels.

Does it mean that passive vaping may lead to nicotine dependence?

Does it mean that nicotine is absorbed to such levels that it may cause harm to bystanders?

The answer to both questions is NO. Passive exposure to electronic cigarette resulted in median salivary cotinine levels of 0.24ng/ml, while in the control group (no exposure to tobacco or electronic cigarette) it was 0.05ng/ml. In smokers, levels of salivary cotinine exceed 300ng/ml, especially in  smokers of >20 cigarettes per day. Therefore, the level of cotinine in “passive vapers” is approximately 1200 times lower than active smokers. The same research group measured cotinine levels in smokers few years ago, finding 146ng/ml in smokers of 15 cigarettes per day. This is 610 times higher than the levels in “passive vapers”. Since cotinine is directly associated with the total amount of daily nicotine intake, and assuming that smokers of 15 cigarettes per day get 15mg of nicotine and show 146ng/ml cotinine levels, we can calculate that passive vaping leads to daily nicotine intake of 0.025mg. Such a levels is not only harmless but has absolutely no biological effect, even according to the strictest regulatory definitions.

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has defined the Lowest Observed Adverse Effect Level (LOAEL) of nicotine. This limit has a TOXICOLOGICAL ENDPOINT OF HEART RATE ACCELERATION, which is wrong because heart rate acceleration does not imply any long-term adverse effect. According to the definition, NOAEL (which is a much lower level compared to LOAEL) is defined as: “An exposure level at which there are no statistically or biologically significant increases in the frequency or severity of adverse effects between the exposed population and its appropriate control. Some effects may be produced at this level, but they are not considered as adverse, nor precursors to adverse effects. Thus, the definition by EFSA it is not in reality a LOAEL (or even a NOAEL), but much lower than that. The level set by EFSA was 0.008mg/kg body weight for ingestion, derived from calculations of intravenous nicotine injections, which found that administering 0.0035mg/kg body weight produced an acute acceleration in heart rate. For an average 75kg human, that is 0.26mg (10 times higher than the calculated 0.025mg/day intake from passive e-cigarette exposure).

In conclusion, the levels of nicotine absorbed from “passive vaping” are not only harmless but do not even produce any biological effect (not even heart rate acceleration). Considering the possibility that allowing e-cigarette use in public places may motivate smokers to switch to e-cigarette use, there is no scientific basis for any bans on e-cigarette use in public places.

You can read more about Dr. Farsalinos’ work here: http://www.ecigarette-research.com/

 

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American Heart Assoc. Says Vaping Is Safer Than Smoking

.0258The American Heart Association isn’t known for being all that into smoking. But vaping? It can get down with it, in certain cases.

 

The group has taken a remarkably measured stance on e-cigarettes, suggesting in a lengthy statement this weekend that the technology could help smokers quit, and refraining from outright condemning the tech, like other organizations have.

 

It’s something of a win for the industry, which is expected to top $5 billion in revenues this year. At every turn, health groups and politicians have taken shots at vaping and the companies who make e-liquid, suggesting that they are every bit as dangerous as cigarettes, despite there being some evidence (and the common sense-argument) that they’re leaps and bounds safer than combustibles.

 

The AHA had avoided making any sort of statement until now. In a 20-page policy paper, the association cites research that suggests vaping is less dangerous than smoking and suggests it can be used as a smoking cessation aid.

 

“E-cigarettes either do not contain or have lower levels of several tobacco-derived harmful and potentially harmful constituents compared with cigarettes and smokeless tobacco,” it states. E-cigarettes also “present an opportunity for harm reduction if smokers use them as substitutes for cigarettes.”

 

That’s not to say that the AHA wholeheartedly endorses the use of e-cigarettes. Like many other health organizations (and like some in the industry itself), the group suggests that e-cigs should be regulated much like tobacco products are now, and it also cites the oft-stated worry that e-cigs could “renormalize” tobacco use and serve as a gateway for children and teens to get into smoking.

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