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Replace Your Electric Bill With A Flat-Rate, Monthly Subscription To Wind Power

Energy start-up Inspire offers a flat-rate energy bill which it uses to buy renewable energy certificates on behalf of their customers–to increase the share of clean energy sources in the grid.<p>If you want to support renewable energy generation, there’s not a whole lot of personal recourse you can …

The 25 cheapest cities in Europe for a weekend break

The study looked at the total amount of 12 holiday items, such as a three-course meal with a bottle of wine for two, two nights' accommodation in a three-star hotel, travel and sightseeing costs, a cup of coffee, and a bottle of beer.<p>The Post Office crunched numbers for each city using currency …

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8 Breathtaking National Parks to visit this Spring

Spring is around the corner, and whether you’re a weary student or just someone who finds winter exhausting, there’s probably only one thing on your …

Every Chicken Soup Recipe You Could Possibly Need

Feed your soul.<p>Here’s the thing with chicken soup: we don’t eat enough of it. There are so many soups out there, it’s easy to forgot about the standard chicken. That’s a mistake, because chicken soup is a really satisfying meal during the frigid months of winter, and it’s also proven to help ward …

5 Best Wilderness Retreats In Montana

Montana showcases some of North America’s most stunning untamed wilderness retreats, with Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks offering amazing …

The 19 most sociable and friendly cities in the world

The Sociable Cities study analysed the social behaviour and attitudes of over 12,000 residents from 39 major cities in 28 countries.<p>It looked at 10 categories, including how — and how often — residents socialise, their general openness to others, trust in friends, and use of social …

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Top 5 Remote Beaches On Earth You Haven't Yet Visited

Related: Travellocal<p>Are you searching for a remote beach that you haven’t yet visited? Certainly, the short days and long nights of February have …

9 Incredible Countries Where You Can Live for Under $1,000 a Month

Travel widely enough, and you'll notice something about the Americans you encounter abroad. While the people I know in the States are too often …

The 20 Best Resorts in the Bahamas, Bermuda, and Turks & Caicos

It's hard to improve on an island vacation, but if your time off calls for more than an overcrowded stretch of sand and a half-melted piña colada—say, pristine, private beaches, full-service kids' clubs, and personalized snorkeling excursions—look no further than these 20 resorts, voted the best in …

20 Ways to Look Younger—Without Looking Like You’re Trying

Your Daily Stretches: #1 Hip Flexor<p>Stiff joints aren’t Inevitable as you age (despite any evidence you’ve seen at family reunions). “Release tight …

These transparent kayaks turn ocean exploration into a magical experience

A company has created a beautiful transparent kayak that allows users to view the underwater world below.<p>The Crystal Explorer from the Crystal Kayak Company is a canoe-kayak hybrid made out of totally-clear Lexan. The polymer hull is designed to act like a large snorkel mask that pierces the …

The Best Training Tool for Triceps

6 New Exercises for Arm Growth<p>Kettlebells: Better Than Dumbbells<p>Kettlebells are a highly effective training tool for triceps growth. The key is …

10 best road trips in the world | CNN Travel

Revealed: How the colour of your room affects your mood

<b>Why do we choose certain colours to decorate our home - is it based on our personal tastes or the colour trends for that season? Or is the colour of</b> …

Huge Barn Transformed Into A Modern Home With An Open Floor Plan

Barns aren’t usually very large. We picture them as cozy little structures made of wood and with those signature doors that we love so much. However, …

52 Ways You Can Be Kinder to Yourself

If you're feeling stressed, there are healthy ways to deal with your feelings.<p>If you are stressed, anxious, and feeling fearful these days, the best way to cope, psychologists say, is to be kinder to yourself.<p>The problem is, most of us concentrate on being kind to others but all too often we forget …

The 50 greatest train journeys on Earth

Unless you are one of the poor souls condemned to the purgatory of Southern Rail, train travel as a rule is something that, almost two centuries after Robert Stephenson’s invention of the Rocket, remains one of the most civilised ways of getting from A to B.<p>It offers the opportunity to admire …

The diet that can relieve hypertension and high blood pressure

Ever wondered why diets never work? For one, they’re sometimes so convoluted, you can only make it for a few days until you eventually break and …

Urban Craftsman tiny house offers luxurious living in a little package

The Urban Craftsman sits on a 26 ft (4.87 m) double-axle trailer and comprises a total of 290 sq ft (27 sq m) of usable floorspace. The exterior is a …

The Barn

"The Barn" is an exceptional conversion by Carney Logan Burke Architects, it combines both rustic and modern details to complement the beautiful and …

How to get toned arms like Pippa Middleton

With just weeks until her wedding, there's no doubt that Pippa Middleton will be following a strict workout regime to ensure she looks her best on 20th May. And, if her defined arms, which the bride-to-be showcased in a sleeveless dress in London last night, are anything to go by the routine is …

Banishing Cellulite: The Foam Roller Detox | Goop

Integrative structural specialist and frequent <i>goop</i> contributor Lauren Roxburgh is a bit of a magician. By manipulating the fascia—i.e., the saran …

The only healthy meal plan you need this year

Breakfast:<p>Sweet-potato fritters with poached eggs and avocado<p><b>Alice Liveing says:</b> “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’s important …

The most beautiful bike trails in the U.S.

Scenic cycling<p>Some of America's most scenic bicycle trails are best suited for skilled mountain bikers, but other attractive bike paths are …

You Can See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

10 breathtaking Airbnb homes to book if you love the outdoors

If you’re a hardcore nature lover, your ideal day would look like this: waking up to the sound of bird calls on a serene mountain top, a session of …

The Dangers of Dieting After the Holidays

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31 January Recipes for a Healthy Start to the New Year

January: The notorious month of New Year’s resolution is officially here! Though you can obviously plan healthy meals for every month of the year, we’re betting that eating healthy in January tops your list of priorities. If you’re trying to eat clean this month, it can be hard to know where to …

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Feel small under North America's tallest falls

<b>Why:</b> North America's tallest waterfall, splashing down in one of its most gorgeous valleys.<p><b>What:</b> The essence of Yosemite Valley is soaring granite and falling water. So if you’re a park beginner, get yourself to the base of Lower Yosemite Fall. Preferably in spring.<p>This is the bottom of a …

40 Cheapest Countries to Visit (On $30 Per Day Or Less!)

Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure page for more details.<p>Travel doesn’t have to be expensive. In fact, I’ve found …

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