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Kate was almost blocked from living with Prince William at

Kate and Prince William were almost blocked from living together as students due to an “unfortunate experience” with their landlord. Following their first year at St Andrew’s University, the royal couple hit an unusual speedbump owing to issues the landlord had with some previous male tenants. Having gone for viewings of the property on Hope Street, […]

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Finance

Millions of Britons to get £900 cost of living payment this year

Those on means-tested benefits, such as Universal Credit, will be able to claim a £900 sum in 2023 to help with rising bills. However, experts are wondering “will this be enough” to help people most in need during the ongoing economic turmoil. Households are having to contend with a skyrocketing inflation rate and an unprecedented […]

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Science

Sustainably Sourced Crystals, to Ensure Your Collection Is

Source: Getty Images In the last few years, more and more people have started collecting crystals. Aside from simply adding a little ~sparkle~ to the room, there are many supposed health benefits to having crystals in your home. Some say they have healing powers, while others believe they can boost low energy, ward off bad […]

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Science

This Human Activity Uses the Most Water Worldwide — Can You Guess

Source: ISTOCK As you can imagine, we use a lot of water in our day-to-day lives. We use water when we wash the dishes, do the laundry, take a shower — the list goes on. But what human activity uses the most water worldwide? The answer might not occur to you right away, but once […]

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Science

Living near a ‘food swamp’ could raise stroke risk in adults 50 a

(The Hill) — Adults ages 50 and older who live near fast food-dense environments may be at heightened risk of stroke, preliminary research has determined.  So-called “food swamps” typically contain an abundance of fast-food chains and convenience stores — essentially “swamping” neighborhoods with unhealthy eating options, the authors explained.  Meanwhile, food swamps also often overlap with […]

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Science

Quarter of households stall on green home upgrades as living

They report that 26% of homeowners said the rise in the cost of living had made them less likely to implement energy efficiency measures over the next 12 months, in their latest Greener Homes Attitude Tracker.   It adds that the proportion of homeowners planning to make green improvements to their properties over this period […]

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Science

A slew of schemes to promote green energy, sustainable living

Clean green hydrogen energy generation. | Photo Credit: Ross Tomei Underlining a commitment to accelerate the Indian economy’s transition to one powered by green energy, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Budget speech on Wednesday mentioned a slew of schemes aimed at promoting clean energy and sustainable living. Green energy was among the ‘Saptarishi’ […]

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Business

64% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck — here’s how to

Shoppers in San Francisco on Dec. 21, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Months of high inflation have weighed heavily on households. As of December, 64% of Americans were living paycheck to paycheck, according to a recent LendingClub report — up from 61% a year earlier and in line with the historic high first […]

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Entertainment

Bill Nighy is simply masterful in Oscar-nominated ‘Living’

It’s an inescapable part of the human condition: No matter how simple something is, we evolutionary simpletons do whatever we can to complicate it. Eggheads have even invented a fancy theory about it called “complexity bias,” which is just complicated enough to prove itself accurate. So, in our present cinematic landscape, chockablock with multiverses, temporal […]

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Science

Terra Design Provides Exceptional Moss Wall and Living Wall

PRESS RELEASE Published January 31, 2023 Terra Design, is a reputable interior design company, that provides excellent moss wall and living wall designs. The indoor space is one of the most crucial aspects of a building that needs to look very presentable and comfortable. With the help of professional indoor designers, homeowners and businesses can […]