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Nonetheless Garments

Nonetheless Garments is a new Chicago clothing brand dedicated to creating stylish menswear that can also withstand the fluctuating weather conditions of commuting. The magic all starts with using advanced materials like Polartec NeoShell, which has twice the airflow of comparable waterproof materials, without looking like it was shorn from a Paratrooper. Like any good…

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Black & Decker Power Monitor

Now You Know… And Knowing Is Half The Battle Being the savvy, well-educated Gear Patrol technophile that you are, you’ve certainly noticed that one of the most consistent wallet wasting trends of recent months has been the steady increase in energy costs across virtually all geographies and power utilities. Whereas this lowly commentator prefers to…

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Paperwork Recycled Storage Basket

Paper Basket? Recycled paper as a storage basket. Clever. The Paperwork Recycled Storage Basket from Mocha comes with a purposed design: to banish clutter. Not a new concept, I know. Rather, the unique premise of this storage basket comes from the fact that it’s made from recycled rolls of magazines, something I come into contact…

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SMC Furnishings SBW Desk

Befitting Of Your Holy Books, Penguin Classics and Even Bills A man needs an appropriate place to work, surf, meditate, contemplate or just read Emerson. It goes right up there with an appropriately manly armchair, coat, car, shaving products and power tools. Amongst others. (See a website called Gear Patrol for further reference). Reclaimed pine…

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Belkin Conserve

Live Green And Still Live Easy As self a proclaimed technology addict it’s been hard justifying my desire for national sustainability considering that even while turned off my home theater has enough lights glowing to rival the Vegas strip. I jest not. Then I stumbled across this simple yet ingenious device on Popular Mechanics. Aptly…

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Honeywell Programmable Thermostat

Being Green = Making Green One of the single greatest ways to save money is controlling your home’s energy usage. The average household spends $2,000-$3,000 over the course of a year on energy bills. With a simple $50 investment and an hour of your time, you can save hundreds of dollars each year with a…

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Voltaic Backpack

Charged Up, Eco-Style You can’t exactly plug your iPod into the nearest tree. Ahhh, the great outdoors. There’s nothing like the fresh air and open spaces that Mother Nature provides. The GP crew spend a lot of time outside, but as you can tell, we’re also gadget freaks and that poses a dilemma. Where do…

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Why Your Next Car Will Be A Diesel

The Argument for Diesel Powered Vehicles 2009 BMW 335d By Bradley Hasemeyer & Eric Yang: With the arrival of the 2009 BMW 3-Series Diesel, quite possibly the most ubiquitous of the German cars, it goes without saying that diesel cars are coming to America. Moreover they’re coming for the long haul. Taking aside the fact…

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Venturi Eclectic Electro-Solar Vehicle

Energy Autonomous Ride With Atonomous Styling Round up the wagons Maggie, we’re goin’ green (Stephane Foulon) Before you yell “what the f**k” at your monitor, think about this for a second… the Venturi Eclectic is a energy-free vehicle. It doesn’t require a drop of gasoline, ever. Its self-powered. Additional information and photos after the jump.

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Lotus Eco Elise

What makes an already incredible sports car an even better one? A touch of eco-ness. Enter, the Lotus Eco Elise. A Lotus Elise made of sustainable materials (hemp hard top, sisal and hand applied water-based paint), flexible solar rooltop panels for the electric systems to reduce drain on engine, and a shift light to advise…

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Hudson Furniture Inc. Knight Base Table

Sustainable means anything but blasé. Case in point – the Knight Base Table. Hudson Furniture creates elegant and sophisticated designs with an organic feel and sustainable parts. Its wood slabs are sourced domestically from storm damaged and salvaged trees. The Knight is a custom handmade dining table with cast bronze legs and a claro walnut…

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Brunton Solaris i6 Foldable iPod Charger

There are some things in this world we just can’t be without. An iPod is one of them. Here in New York, I find being without my iPod actually makes me irritable. Want to make sure that it’s got juice wherever your adventure takes you? Well, so do the guys at Brunton. Their Solaris i6…