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Disabled Access Day: Why Britain’s Gyms Need To Up Their Game

We all know regular exercise can help keep our mind and body healthy, but the latest statistics from Sport England show that just 17.2% of adults with long-term limiting illness, disability or infirmity participate in weekly sport. In comparison, 35.8% of the general population participate in weekly sport or complete “moderate intensity exercise” at least…

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Ballet Dancers Strut To Jason Derulo’s ‘If It Ain’t Love’, And It’s Mesmerising

Forget white tutus, pink shoes and Tchaikovsky because a group of dancers from Chicago have given ballet a totally kick-ass makeover. In the video above, a class from Chicago Multi-Cultural Dance Centre perform “hiplet” – a combination of hiphop and ballet – to Jason Derulo’s ‘If It Ain’t Love’. The dance style was created by their instructor Homer…

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Smart ‘Trees’ Piloted In Paris In A Bid To Curb Pollution Crisis

Paris officials are piloting three smart “trees” at the Place de la Nation in a bid to curb the city’s pollution crisis, The Huffington Post UK can reveal. The “trees” combine a vertically-installed moss culture with air pollution monitors and reduce fine dust and nitrous oxides 275 times more efficiently than normal trees, according to…

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Couple Make Beautiful Sustainable Clothes From Trash Because The High Street ‘Isn’t Doing Enough’

A husband and wife have set up a trash to treasure business that prevents waste materials from going to landfill by giving them a second life as luxury accessories. Elvis & Kresse began in 2005, when Kresse – who had previously worked for a start-up producing biodegradable packaging – had a chance meeting with the London…

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