Paul McCartney Beatle Star Power Not Enough to Save Captive Elephant ‘Writhing in Pain’

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As it turns out, Paul McCartney learned that even being a Beatle doesn’t necessarily mean your fame can help end suffering.

It was only two years ago when Paul McCartney made headlines for taking initiative to defend an animal rights case which seemed to have a happy ending.

When former Beatles member, Sir Paul McCartney, went to India in 2012 he encountered Sunder; a 14-year old performance elephant. Sunder showed definite signs of abuse including physical ailments such as, facial injuries of the ear and eyes, and scars covering it’s massive …

11 Ways to Stay Focused and Get Things Done

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How to stay focused, no matter how restless you are, is an important and helpful skill.

When it comes to distractions, I’m like Dug from the movie “Up!”– “Squirrel!” – and thanks to today’s “always on” lifestyle, more often than not my professional and personal lives collide like a train wreck. Mindfulness has become a crucial skill: It helps you stay focused throughout the craziest of days, but it’s like a muscle that needs to be worked out. The more you practice, the better you get.

Here are 11 mind-over-matter …

Giveaway! $240 Worth of Vision Biosperically Correct Skin Care Products to Rejuvenate Your Skin

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One lucky EcoSalon reader will win $240 worth of incredible skin care products from Vision Biospherically Correct products. Want to enter for your chance to win? Read on.

Who doesn’t want to give their skin a healthy, glowing springtime boost? Vision Biosperically Correct Skin Care Products can help, and you could get to try these outstanding, revolutionary products for free. We’re giving away a skin care system from Vision that includes all natural, organic and wild harvested ingredients.

Vision’s skin care system relies on superfoods such as acai, camu …

No-Added-Sugar Charoset Recipe for the Passover Seder Table

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A traditional Passover Seder plate always includes a charoset recipe. 

Charoset comes in many different variations, but is based in apples, dried fruit, nuts and sometimes (and whole-heartedly welcomed) wine. It’s a delicious and hearty way to fill up without going overboard. Many charoset recipes call for sugar, but rest assured that the following charoset recipe does not!

You can mince, dice, chop or grate the apples to reach the consistency you want and can keep the mixture less rough by pureeing all the ingredients together so that they reach a …

Gross: KFC Lures Fast Food-Crazed Teens with Fried Chicken Corsages for Prom

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KFC IS SELLING A CORSAGE WITH FRIED CHICKEN IN IT. YES, I KNOW I HAVE THE CAPS LOCK ON!

I just threw up a little at the news that KFC has released a drumstick corsage just in time for prom season.

Yeah, you read right: It’s a corsage with a hunk of dead, fried chicken in the middle of soft, fragrant flowers.

I’m assuming it’s a marketing ploy to get exactly this type of attention. Healthy food-loving writers like me will tell you how utterly offensive this is. So, of course, rebellious teens will find …

7 Cool Gadgets Every Woman Wants (and Probably Actually Needs)

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Hey ladies, check out EcoSalon’s collection of cool gadgets that will simplify your life.

Here in the Information Age, we’ve got a lot of advanced technology at our disposal. Tasks that used to require a computer the size of a small house can now be done by a mobile phone.

Cool gadgets are everywhere–the office, the kitchen, even the garden! But how many of these devices do you really need? More importantly, how many of them will actually help you get through the day with less stress, …

5 Eco-Friendly Beach Vacations Off the Beaten Path

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These days, it seems that the former best of beaches have turned into polluted landscapes. Public beaches often fall victim to this curse. However, there are beaches that are well-maintained and protected whilst offering sanctuary to wildlife and beach-goers alike. The following 5 eco-friendly beach vacations are as beautiful as they are difficult to reach.

Spring, a Season for Good Food: Foodie Underground

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ColumnIs there anything better than all the good food that spring brings us?

Spring represents many things. The end of winter. A time of rebirth. A countdown to summer.

For me, it’s a celebration of good food. Certainly, there is good food to be had all year around, but there is something extra special about spring.

Now is the time when the root vegetables are replaced by more exciting ingredients; a time when every week that you go to the market, a new vegetable that you had almost forgotten about pops up. It’s …