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Solar-Powered Backpack Charges Gadgets

Do you have a bunch of electronic gadgets that you need to recharge while you travel? How about a solar charged backpack that harvests the sun's energy efficiently to keep your gadgets juiced? The …

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Sun Is Fuel

If you think this blog post is going to be about solar energy for creating electricity or hot water…think again. This blog post is about the basic, primal, human need for sunshine. Or, let’s be even c…

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Top 3 Skin Stressors

By Eliza Thomas, Experience Life Considering that each of us is covered in a dozen or more pounds of the stuff, it's surprising how little thought we give to our skin's essential role in the dr…

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What’s Your Sun Safety IQ? (Quiz)

Before you soak up the summer sun, take our sun safety quiz to find out whether you're keeping your skin healthy. …

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You Need Sun! 10 Healthy Tips to Get It

For the last 30 years or so, doctors (dermatologists in particular), health officials, beauty experts and many product companies have been demonizing the sun. They've told us to avoid it because wit…

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3 Ways to Get Vitamin D When the Sun is Hiding

By Sara Novak, Planet Green It's been one of the worst winters that I can remember. In fact, last week my native Columbia, S.C. got 4 inches of snow. For the rest of the country that may seem m…

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Shining Light on Vitamin D

Are you getting enough of the "sunshine vitamin"? More and more experts think not. Vitamin D is so critical to our health that nature designed a fail-safe way to obtain it: from the sun. Throughout hi…

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Going Solar or Going for Broke?

Some girls dream of diamonds. I have always dreamt of solar panels. When I was a child in the '70s, I remember hearing about solar energy and thinking that someday it would be everywhere---a solar ene…

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