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Give the gift of time

Timekeeping: Human Time Project

Without the use of a wristwatch, simple medical procedures that we take for granted like taking a pulse or temperature or administering medication become far more difficult and less accurate. So when Gustavo Sainz, a Los Angeles-based screenwriter and self-proclaimed, “Time

These beans count

Starbucks Indivisible Blend

Whether or not you’re a fan of the recently passed health care legislation, we can all agree that the good ol’ US of A could use a little help these days. That’s why the Seattle-based coffee giant has introduced Starbucks

Do good while drinking well

Miir Drinking Bottles

Did you know that more people die from drinking contaminated water than all forms of violence? What if you could help those people simply through your gear acquisitions? Now you can, with the exceptionally stylish and sleek-looking Miir Waterbottle ($15+).

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La Colombe Lyon Charitable Coffee

Philadelphia-based La Colombe Torrefaction has already captured the hearts of the coffee community and it looks like the charitable clique is next. Their new Lyon coffee ($13) is the result of an alliance with Mr. Amsterdam Vallon himself. 100% of

Giving Back Never Went Down So Smooth

Abita Brewery SOS Charity Pilsner

Though the eventual consequences of the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill are still being determined, the damage done to the seafood industry along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana is a very present and tangible reality. Families which have fished and shrimped

Turning Old T-Shirts into Laptop Sleeves with Heart

Hello Rewind

hello1 In a world where laptop sleeves tend to blend into the neoprene sea of brightly-colored sameness, Hello Rewind stands out both in product and in purpose. Their wares consist of a single offering: unique laptop sleeves - but their business

Because Looking Badass is the Right Thing to Do

Movember

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Well, gents, the glorious month of Movember is nearly upon us. In case you are unfamiliar, Movember is a worldwide opportunity to overtake the month formerly known as November to raise awareness of men's health issues and the garner donations

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NERF Charity Giveaway – Winner!

nerf-giveaway-winner Thanks to all of you who spoke up in favor of your favorite children's charity in our recent NERF Charity Giveaway. Many great causes were nominated, all well-deserving of your support. One, however, stood out to us, both in the

Gear Patrol Guide to Giving

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Here’s one more thing to add to your list of resolutions for 2009 (we know you’ve been procrastinating): Give more. In our minds, there is no better way to advance yourself. Donating your time or money to a worthwhile cause