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23 Mar, 2017

'Stealth' Fitness Game App Makes Working Out Fun

   Have you ever done planks before? They can be pretty tough sometimes, almost to the point of excruciating abdominal pain.  Well you know what they say "Mind Over Matter"; what better way to practice this than distracting your mind from the pain.  The 'Stealth' fitness app does just that, it comes with a board that has a slot for...

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23 Mar, 2017

Cold Busters Part 1: Home Remedies

     I’m one of those lucky people that rarely gets sick during cold and flu season. It wasn’t always like that, though. When I didn’t eat healthy and hadn’t yet learned about using herbs and supplements to boost my immune system, I would be a sniffling, sneezing, coughing mess. If you’re in the northeast right now, you’ve recently experienced...

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22 Mar, 2017

New Wesleyan Book Store to Feature Organic Cafe Owned by The Allens

   Ray Allen and his wife Shannon Allen are no strangers to Connecticut.  In fact, Ray attended and played basketball for the University of Connecticut, while his wife is a Middletown, CT Native.  It seems like a no-brainer that they would bring their newly established eatery grown to Wesleyan University. grown is described as "real food, cooked slow for fast people"...

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22 Mar, 2017

What are the Effects of Cannabis on Your Health and the Economy?

  What are the Effects of Cannabis on Your Health and the Economy? by Sarah Zitin “The effects of cannabis on the economy are hitting new highs, and are expected to keep growing for years. Thanks to stronger public support and new legalization laws, the billion-dollar cannabis market is soon set to quadruple.” “The strong growth in demand for legal cannabis over the...

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19 Mar, 2017

ACV, Easy as 1-2-3: The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

   Does anyone else love the sour taste of apple cider vinegar? How it makes your mouth pucker from that delicious tangy bite? No? Just me? I think it’s time to get you all on board with ACV! I’ve always enjoyed the taste of vinegar. Growing up, I ate all the pickled veggies anyone would offer me-and I grew up...

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16 Mar, 2017

How Millennials Drive Business Toward Green Brands

   Superego is a "green brand" that was started back in 2010.  We ran a successful Kickstarter and were able to prove the demand that millennials have for sustainable brands.  Most of this demand stems from the fact that many millennials are socially and environmentally aware. Erik Neilson at Heal Estate described a few things that these Millennials demand from businesses nowadays.  Check...

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14 Mar, 2017

The Dangers of Synthetic Microfibers

     Many people may think that something as simple as clothing couldn't possibly be harmful to the environment.  Quite the contrary! The way certain clothing is made, as well and what the clothing is actually made of can have certain effects on our environment.  Synthetic fibers in particular are causing an environmental issue that many people are unaware of.  Since...

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13 Mar, 2017

This Small Black Rectangle Quickly Disinfects Water

   Imagine a device smaller than your hand being able to disinfect water in just 20 minutes! Well, this device actually exists. Researchers at Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have developed a tiny black rectangle that can be placed in water to kill bacteria and germs.  The device looks very plain but is actually covered in nano-structured molybdenum disulfide. Molybdenum...

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13 Mar, 2017

Get Healthy Hair With Green Tea!

     Everyone knows that drinking green tea has tons of health benefits, from raising our metabolism to preventing cancer, to boosting our immune system and brain function. It may be news to you that it works wonders for our hair as well! There’s a ton of benefits from using green tea on your hair. Here’s just a few: Green...

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09 Mar, 2017

Drink More Water

     Water, the word conjures up images of rain, the ocean, taking showers/baths, and being a cool relief during the hot summer. The Earth’s surface is made up of about 71% water and the oceans account for about 96.5% of that. The rest is in the air, rivers, lakes, underground aquifers, and the icecaps. Around 97% of the water...

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08 Mar, 2017

Sitting: Your Worst Enemy

     Today’s society is one that is inundated with leisure. People watch sports, play video games, and binge watch on Netflix. A multitude of activities that people do on the daily are done generally sitting down. The lack of physical activity has increased with the popularity of the television, which became a household item after World War II. Estimates...

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07 Mar, 2017

Natural Make-up Removal Tips

     If you wear makeup, chances are you love the ease of makeup remover wipes. They come in these neat packages, filled with things that smell good and give you a clean face in seconds-or so we’ve been led to think. Those wipes are made with chemicals that can leave a residue on your skin, and let’s face it-who...

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