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Too Fit for the Gym? This Woman Had to Leave for Being In Shape

Tiffany Austin may hold the record for the shortest gym membership. She quit Planet Fitness just 15 minutes after joining because the staff members allegedly told her she was too toned and intimidatin…

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Recycle Your Old Clothes and More

If you are like me, the amount of waste you put in your trash has decreased significantly over the past decade. This is due to a number of factors, including the recycling bin that I fill up every wee…

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Thrift Store Shopping 101 – 10 Tips

  There are few things I enjoy more in the world than scouring the racks at my local secondhand store. There are so many treasures to be found! What's more, shopping secondhand is about as gre…

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Bulletproof Skin Made From Spider Silk

Scientists helping to make a bio-art installation have created a bulletproof skin. Photo Credit: Kilarin via Flickr. Science News by NewsLook   // …

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Would You Believe it was Made from Spider Silk?

The world's largest pieces of fabric made from spiders' silk have gone on show in the UK. Lifestyle News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "CmwPdeemmmg1liqb", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook.emb…

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Ethical Fashion Cleans Up Pollution (with video)

Can “design thinking” imbue a wide spectrum of solutions to help clean up pollution problems? Conscious designers in the fashion world are connecting the dots between design, the environment and our h…

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5 Energy Thieves and How to Avoid Them

There are thieves among us, stealing our energy and harming our health. What are these energy thieves, and what can we do about them? Everything we do, from what we eat and drink to what we wea…

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New Boy Scout Uniforms Will Be 100 Percent Recycled

New jerseys worn by young members of the Boy Scouts of America will be made from 100 percent recycled materials that are manufactured in the USA, according to an announcement by SustainU, a maker of s…

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Wear Nothing New

"I'm Jessi, and this is my suitcase. But before I show you what I've got inside, I'm going to make a very public confession, and that is, I'm outfit obsessed…But I don't buy anything new." This is …

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Holiday Alert: A Company Curbs Clothing Consumption

Whether you are on a retail diet or not this holiday season, you’ve got to admire a company like Patagonia that has consistently been at the forefront the environmental movement. Very few companies ge…

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