Snog Marry Avoid: Starring Justin Bieber, Emma Watson and FIFA

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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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COMP: Win a case of wine with Barefoot Wine’s Beach Rescue Tour

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We love lying on the beach in the summer sunshine, but we hate rolling over into someone else’s old crisp packets or cigarette butts. That’s why we’re fully behind Barefoot Wine’s initiative to clean up Britain’s beaches…

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Carolina Liar’s guide to Doing It In Public

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At the T In The Park festival, Carolina Liar talked about Jesus, Jimi Hendrix, David Hasselhoff, the Swedish Prime Minister and loads of other reasons to ditch the car for the bus…

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Apps In Public: Diamonds are a Spoing’s best friend

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Our guide to the best iPhone apps for making you just that little bit greener and to help you get your hands on a whole load of diamonds…

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Traincation Inspiration: Pole vaulting, slacklining and the Golden Roof in Innsbruck

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One little Icelandic ash cloud doesn’t scare us! Save yourself the hassle of worrying about delays, cancellations and sleeping on the floor at Gatwick by taking the train instead. This week we take you hopping, skipping and jumping on a Traincation to Innsbruck…

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COMP: Win the ultimate camping kit for a summer of fun

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It’s Summer season again which only means one thing – camping! It is time to shake the cobwebs off your tent, throw on your wellies and head to your favourite festival or huddle around a campfire attempting to toast marshmallows and having a few beers with your mates. And for one lucky winner we have a set of Select Solar gadgets to give away to make your camping getaway an even better one…

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Music In Public top 10: Get on the bus with Pitbull

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Lady Gaga may have two tracks in this week’s Fairshare Music top 10 but it’s ladies man Pitbull who’s top of the pops…

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Win tickets to Selfridges’ Project Ocean with Livia Firth, plus a year’s subscription to Psychologies

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The Queen of eco fashion, Livia Firth – aka Colin’s Missus – is taking part in a special event exploring ethical living at Selfridges on June 6… and we’re giving one Global Cool reader the chance to win a pair of tickets plus a subscription to Psychologies magazine…

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Marmite + Pippa Middleton = our highlights of the week

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Our pick of the best green posts from around the web this week…

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Snog Marry Avoid: Starring Michael Jackson, Oprah Winfrey and Made in Chelsea

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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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Train tracks, with Pendulum

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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. To enter, all you need to do is go over to our Facebook page and follow the instructions there. 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 Gareth McGrillen of Pendulum…

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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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