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Turn Down The Heat

There are so many easy ways to use less energy around the home without freezing to death or sitting in the dark. Switching off lights when you leave a room, turning the TV fully off rather than leaving it on standby overnight, not leaving laptops and mobiles charging 24/7, remembering to make your tea the first time the kettle boils rather than boiling it all over again 20 minutes later, or just simply putting a jumper on and turning the heating thermostat down a degree or two – all of these things are so easy to do and we’ve got a whole load of articles to remind you to do them…

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Reasons to snog, marry and avoid David Mitchell, Brangelina and Jay Z

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This week we’re snogging David Mitchell, jumping onto the Brangelina bandwagon and avoiding Mr Carter…

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COMP: Snacks, snuggling and Ryan Gosling! Win a movie night in courtesy of Global Cool

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Global Cool love to boogie but we also know that every weekend can’t be one massive party. So we’ve pulled together a prize to help you out…

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TV TURN-OFF: TOWIE’S back and so’s the crap TV

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The new series of TOWIE has begun: Brentwood unveils more unusual words and phrases, a new broody vibe and Mario and Lucy are on the rocks again…

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Tired of terrible TV? Turn off the box and check out our fun alternatives instead…

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When weekend TV is this bad it’s time to turn the box off and check out our fun alternatives instead…

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Reasons to snog, marry and avoid Vanessa Paradis, Gisele and Tamara Ecclestone

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This week we’re snogging the newest face in eco fashion, marrying a supermodel and avoiding an attention seeker…

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The BRIT Awards, glasses that plant trees + cheap vintage steals = the hottest picks in the world of green

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Roll up! Roll up! It’s time to check out just what’s going down in the eco world…

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Why Jameela Jamil is the hottest new voice on the airwaves

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With Jameela Jamil about to become the first woman to present the Radio One chart show (yay girl power), we’ve taken a look at our favourite radio DJs of all time…

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Snow joke! How to stay warm through the Big Freeze

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While the temptation might be to whack up the heating to combat Jack Frost (that’s a metaphorical reference to the weather, rather than the TV detective played by David Jason), there is another way…

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Knit happens! Check out the grannies leading the fashion revolution

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Why not wrap up warm in cosy woollies instead and keep your heating below 18 degrees with the help of the lovely ladies at Grannies, Inc…

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COMP: Screw fad diets and sweaty gyms! Win this Kundalini Yoga DVD with exercise mat and get fit for 2013

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Why not enter this week’s prize and take the workout home with you…

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Who needs new year’s resolutions? Try our 13 easy ways to be more green in 2013 instead

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13 may be unlucky for some, but here are 13 tips to make sure you’re a winner in 2013…

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SH*T OR HIT: James Arthur and Michael Fish go head to head in the battle for Christmas Number One

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It’s Christmas Eve (woo!) so in a festive special we’re giving you our run down of the potential Christmas Number Ones of 2012…

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School of Cool #96: How to change the world like James Cameron (ft. Captain Planet and Arnie)

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James Cameron is busy making an epic new climate change documentary…

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Christmas is better with a sweater! Don a fantastically festive knit for Christmas Jumper Day

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It’s Christmas Jumper Day tomorrow (yes, that’s a real thing) and for Global Cool it’s like Christmas has come early…

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TV TURN-OFF: X Factor humiliation! Record low ratings and a very sizzled scouser

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Once upon a time X Factor was the most talked about TV Show in the UK but a lot has changed since then…

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NO LIKEY NO LIGHTY: Helen Flanagan makes a tit of herself again

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Helen Flanagan put on quite a display at The Sun Military Awards last week…

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