School’s out: Have one last stylish slow dance

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Want to perform Grease Lightning one last time with all your friends, and want to shine like Sandy in the ultimate eye-grabbing dress? Follow our top tips on how to dress to impress at your last school or university party…

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School of Cool #37: Sophia Bush

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This week’s top of the class is Sophia Bush: feisty cheerleader, talented actress and friend of the earth…

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Global Tool: Ryan Giggs

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So, the entire planet knew anyway, but finally MP John Hemming has named Manchester United’s Ryan Giggs as the Premiership footballer who cheated on his wife and had the affair of the year with ex-Big Brother housemate and general wannabe Imogen Thomas. But we think Ryan Giggs’ affair makes him a Global Tool for a few reasons you might not expect…

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Your must-hear Traincation tracks, feat Jimi Hendrix

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What do you mean you haven’t entered our amazing Traincation to Gurten Festival competition yet?! Seriously, sort your life out. Jimi Hendrix would have entered…

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COMP: Thirst Come, Thirst Served – Win a set of Aquatina water bottles

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If you lot are not spoilt enough, we have a collection of four of Aquatina’s amazing collapsible pocket water bottles in blue, pink, green and clear, to give away this week to 5 lucky winners. The perfect water bottle for all you festival-goers, travellers and gym-lovers…

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Five tips for recycling in a modern world

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Our latest Get Involved post comes from friend of Global Cool Liberty-Belle Howard…

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Apps In Public: Book lovers never need to travel alone ever again

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Our guide to the best iPhone apps for making you just that little bit greener and to help you Do It In Public…

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COMP: Can’t join Kaiser Chiefs and co at Gurten? Win £25 of iTunes vouchers instead…

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The train to Gurten Festival rolls on… following on from the gazillions who joined in the fun last week on Twitter, we’ve got another great prize for you this week…

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Train tracks, with Kasabian

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As part of our Traincation campaign, we’re giving two Global Cool fans the chance win a Traincation for you and a friend to Gurten Music Festival in Bern, Switzerland from July 13-18. To celebrate the joys of travelling to a European music festival by train we want you to tell us your perfect Traincation song. And to give you some inspiration, we’ve found out from some of the line up what their favourite songs are. This week it’s Ian Matthews of Kasabian…

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Tango In The Attic’s guide to Doing It In Public

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All the lads from Tango In The Attic came to chat to us at T in the Park about Doing It In Public. Check out this video to find out why by day they save the world, and by night they’re rock stars…

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Traincation Inspiration: Spiralling lights and a visit from the Goon Squad in Prague

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Don’t be down this Monday morning! If you’ve got the Monday blues and you’re still recovering from your weekend antics it’s time to start planning a trip away. And we’ve got the all the answers with a Traincation to Prague…

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Books In Public: Fab fiction for a music festival Traincation

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This week we’re helping you pick the best book to lose yourself in on a memorable Traincation to the fun-filled Gurten Music Festival that we’re oh so generously giving away tickets to. Even if you’ve got tickets to a UK festival or you’d rather listen to the 5-day music marathons on the radio on the bus, try Jennifer Egan’s A Visit from the Goon Squad for all things music, love and the trickiest things about life.

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You want it, we want it… so here’s another gratuitous article about Pippa Middleton’s arse

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So, we all waited in massive suspense on our sofas, holding our breaths to see the big wedding of Kate and Wills (or, more importantly, to get a glimpse of her dress). What we didn’t expect was for her to be upstaged by her little sister’s bum…

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Get your groove on for Gurten Festival with Fairshare Music

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To get you in the mood for our fantastic competition to win a Traincation for you and a friend to Gurten Music Festival in Switzerland, Fairshare Music have made something very special…

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Snog Marry Avoid: Starring Mary-Kate Olsen, Ed Begley Jr. and The Apprentice

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We’re always on the look out for the good, the bad and the ugly in celebsville. But unlike most of the celebrity rags, we’re more concerned with who’s using their canvas bag at the supermarket than who’s been spending a little bit too much quality time with the botox needle. And what better way to put them to rights than by playing our favourite TV show, Snog Marry Avoid…

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How to do the Blair Witch Project without scaring the shit out of the environment too

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We’ve got summer fever at Global Cool, and all we can talk about is warm evenings, cold beers and the great outdoors. It’s time to roll up your sleeping bag, grab some marshmallows and embark on a camping adventure. And to help, we’ve brought you our top tips on how to make your camping adventure – whether it’s with the masses at Glastonbury or scaring the shit out of each other Blair Witch Project style – even better, without leaving your stamp on the environment…

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