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The 12 Guys of Christmas: The Designer

For aesthetically minded design buffs, here's a list of things that will last for decades -- because, unlike the pile of reindeer socks and plastic tchotchkes littering your closets from holidays past, they're meant to.

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Gift Guide
Judgment-Free Gifts

The 12 Guys of Christmas: The Designer

For aesthetically minded design buffs, here's a list of things that will last for decades -- because, unlike the pile of reindeer socks and plastic tchotchkes littering your closets from holidays past, they're meant to.

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Today in Gear: December 31, 2013

Today in gear, we find a chic way to groom your 'board, building blocks for space nerds, old-school gaming on your Mac and much more.

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Today in Gear: October 7, 2013

John-J.-Bowman-Single-Barrel-Virginia-Straight-Bourbon-Whiskey-Gear-Patrol John J. Bowman Single Barrel Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey There are many ways to honor an historic figure: bronze statues, stadium monikers, tattoos. But what could be more appropriate for a trailblazing early American pioneer than a powerful bourbon? As

Staff Favorites
The Founder's Reserve

Staff Favorites: Eric Yang

The ninth installment of our Staff Favorites series features none other than GP founder, Mr. Eric Yang. Eric is, cliche be damned, the heart and soul of our team, and his vision and aesthetic define everything you love about what we do. Few people know that he can survive for days at without food or water, subsisting on a diet of symmetry alone. His first language was Photoshop. Helvetica was inspired by his childhood doodles. Michael Bay calls him for advice on being epic; errors fix themselves once caught in his knowing gaze. He was "old school before old school became new school". He is the most fastidious man in the world. As we've found to be the case with all our staff, the gear speaks to the man.

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Today in Gear: March 14, 2013

silence-app-gear-patrol Silence App
Don't be that guy. The Silence app for Android pulls information from your calendar and pre-set decisions (including a "white list" of calls that should always come through) to know when your phone's Game of Thrones ringtone

Oh my deer

Unofficial Taxidermy LEGO Kit

Somewhere along the line men moved from physical hunting and gathering to hunting and gathering inside the cubicle. Have we succumbed to this same fate? We’ll never tell. However, for these reasons, and others of the PETA nature, we bring you the

Wheel Good

Gift Guide 2011 | Behind the Wheel: 10 Picks for the Driver

Better than a necktie, a misshapen fruitcake and a smothering of grandma's kisses all at once is a gift for our inner gearhead. From bike to motorcycle to car gifts, the editors at Gear Patrol have whittled down our monumental

Still made of bricks

Lego Architecture: White House

We wonder if President George Washington knew how iconic and important the design of the White House would be when he chose James Hoban's design on July 16, 1792. Fast forward more than 200 years and the Sandstone building is an