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The Plaid Zebra is an alternative news and entertainment website for the curious and inquiring focusing on the independent lifestyle. Broadening the horizons of possible lifestyle choices.

Solar Power, Ohio: How Is Solar Power Doing in Ohio?

When it comes to using solar power, there are a few states that come to mind right off the bat. California, Texas, Florida, and Arizona are located in the South, have tons of sunshine, and are leading the charge when…

Doing a headstand a day strengthens the body and clears the mind

BY: SYDNEY MCINNIS  It’s so easy to fall into a monotonous routine. People lose sight of the importance of taking care of their body and psyche. Instead of falling into a hole that can be really hard to crawl out…

What Is Kratom: Is It Safe?

When you head to google and type in “kratom,” you get one of two results: either kratom is a miracle plant or a terror-inducing drug. Some resources will tell you that it’s a dangerous drug that has no purpose being…

3 Hazardous Materials That You Should Know About in Demolition

In a demolition, there are many different variables to consider. Construction evolving over time means we have to factor in the building materials used before regulations are set. Research done through the years has shown the health and safety dangers…

What Are the Best Ways to Take Delta 8?

Delta 8, a legal form of CBD that contains THC and gives you a buzz, is sweeping across the nation. Finally, something good that happened during 2020. How can you get your hands onto this cannabinoid? We’ve put together this guide to…

Priority Male: 5 Important Health Tips for Men

On average, women in the United States outlive men by five years. While several factors influence this trend, many are associated with the health risks that men take and their lack of healthy habits. Thus, to live a long life,…

Growing Your Video Game Stream

In recent years live streaming video games have exploded in popularity thanks to Twitch and YouTube. With hundreds of thousands of new individuals beginning streaming each year, it is no surprise that many who start out struggle to make themselves…

CLO RELEASES REMIX PACKAGE FOR “BLACKOUT” FEATURING BIICLA, ROB JEVINS, CHRIS IBBETSON AND MORE

In the fall of 2020, emerging singer/songwriter CLO released her debut single “Blackout” produced with Warren Huart (The Fray, Colbie Caillat) alongside a video with nightlife photographer and director Nikko Lamere (Miley Cyrus, Tiffany Young, Marina & The Diamonds).  Coming…

These Are the Different Types of Medicare Plans

Health insurance can seem complicated and confusing at times. You might be wondering what the best type of insurance is for you, what it covers, and how much it costs. Medicare is an affordable type of insurance for people ages…

CLO Covers Kanye West’s “Paranoid”

Rising 20-year-old artist CLO recently took the world by storm with first her single & video titled Blackout in September. Now she’s upping the ante with an electrifying cover of Paranoid by Kanye West. The rising starlet and her dynamic…

Vegan Muscle Building 101: The Best Ways for Herbivores to Build Muscle

When people decide to adopt a vegan lifestyle, they’re met with a myriad of obstacles. Aside from relearning how to eat and prepare meals, vegans also have to constantly field questions and criticism about their choices. This can be especially…

What Does Natural Health Mean (and Do Natural Health Supplements Actually Work)?

Natural health isn’t just another wellness fad or lifestyle alternative. Being more in touch with the nutrients that the body requires to function is something that civilizations have been doing for centuries. It was introduced in Western culture around the…

Charismatic, Captivating, Collaborative: CLO is Taking the Music Scene by Storm

For CLO, there was never a Plan B, only a Plan “C.”  Charismatic. Captivating. Collaborative.  This Bay Area Native has been a triple threat since she was a child. Musical interest and performance have always been a part of CLO’s life,…

This Is How to Properly Sleep on Your Back or Your Side

When you sleep, do you lay on your back, your stomach, or your side? Although each person has their own preferred position, the way you sleep can have a huge impact on your health. Most experts agree that sleeping on…

8 Herb Health Benefits for Daily Use

Did you know that humans have been using herbal medicine for over 60,000 years? Although most of us go to the doctor when we’re not feeling well, it’s helpful to know that there are plenty of natural medicines that can…

7 Special Things to Do in Memory of a Loved One

A recent study shows that there were 87,000 more deaths between March and April of 2020 than expected. While some of these deaths resulted from the coronavirus, more than half could be attributed to other causes. The study also found…

The Social-Distancer’s Guide To B.C.’s Top Weekend Getaway

2020 has been a real sunavabitch. It’s not news, it’s hardly even worth the breath it takes to point that out anymore. Nonetheless, it’s been an undeniably overwhelming time for most. More than ever, folks are realizing how necessary a little…

How to Buy Health Supplements Online Safely for Beginners

Are you looking to boost your immune system? Are you searching for ways to stay healthy amid the pandemic? Then investing in health supplements can help you achieve your health goals. Studies reveal that certain vitamins may help keep diseases…

8 Amazing Uses for Essential Oils

Lavender, peppermint, eucalyptus, oh my! There are so many wonderful uses for essential oils all with their own specific benefits. There are essential oils for sleep, headaches, and so much more. If you haven’t started using essential oils yet and…

The Debate Over Marijuana and Glaucoma

Ancient Chinese used cannabis as medicine as early back as between 2696-2737 BC. Thousands of years later, and cannabis is still a staple in the medical world. Currently, medical marijuana is legal in 33 states, and more states are warming…