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Gifts for Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2012 – Part 2

October 20th, 2012 · No Comments · Breast Cancer, Uncategorized

Here are some more great gift and shopping ideas for Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2012: 6. We’ve talked about¬†A Lot to Say¬†before. They are an eco-conscious, toxin-free lifestyle line that also has a philanthropic partnership with Stand Up To Cancer. Amazingly, their products are manufactured completely using recycled plastic bottles. I had a chance to […]

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Why a Wedding in a Botanical Garden is a Great Idea

October 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I had the pleasure to tying the knot last week, on October 7. I’m a lifelong resident of the New York area, and my fiance’s been here since her childhood, so we definitely wanted a wedding in New York. I came up with typical ideas that a clueless groom-to-be might come up with. I first […]

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Bill O'Reilly and John Stewart Debate on Saturday October 6, 2012

October 5th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I’m one of those strange people who’s a fan of both Bill O’Reilly and John Stewart. Liberals tend to brand Bill O’Reilly as a demagogue. Conservatives tend to brand Stewart as a socialist. The irony is, 99% of the people who attack either man are people who’ve never seen more than five minutes of who […]

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Join some Olympic Swimming Greats in Helping Water For People

October 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Olympic swimmers Ryan Lochte and Conor Dwyer thrilled us with their amazing performances at the 2012 London Olympics. They’ve lent their time and fame to support a wonderful charity called Water for People. Here’s a PSA they just released. Okay, their performance reading cue cards is not as strong (sorry guys :P), but their cause […]

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Support the Lance Armstrong Foundation

August 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

There, I said it. That’s the one thing that’s not being said among this whole mess that’s going on with Lance Armstrong. I’ve read the proclamations by the US Anti-Doping Agency of how Lance Armstrong is an unrepentant cheater. I’ve read the message from Lance Armstrong of how he was the most tested athlete in […]

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Rent College Textbooks at Chegg – 5% coupon good all of August 2012

August 1st, 2012 · No Comments · AIDS, Conservation, Uncategorized

I’ve been on a housecleaning tear lately, and one of the things I started to do was throw out my old business school textbooks. I’m not sure why I still had them on my bookshelf; the books are all outdated, they’re not relevant to anything I’m doing, there is absolutely no resale value in them, […]

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2012 Olympics Clothing – Support Team USA

July 9th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Two years ago in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, there was one knit hat that Team USA wore during the Opening Ceremonies that became one of the most popular posts on this blog. People were scrambling to get that darned hat, but Ralph Lauren decided that they were only going to make so many. So my […]

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The Red Grey Line Sightsightseeing Buses in New York go Pink

June 21st, 2012 · No Comments · Breast Cancer, Uncategorized

I work in New York City, and one ubiquitous sight I see when walking to and from work are tour buses. They come in all shapes and sizes. But the one tour bus that has always stood out has been the bright red Grey Line double-decker bus. They’ve actually been providing tours of New York […]

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I Support Chen Guangcheng. Do you?

May 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

This week’s post isn’t about a product to buy nor a gift to give. But I felt compelled to write about something that’s been in the news lately. For the last few days, we’ve been hearing about Chen Guangcheng. All the major news outlets here in the United States refer to him as the “The […]

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Rhino-friendly Rhino Head for Your Trophy Room

January 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Looking for rhinoceros head to mount in your trophy room, but don’t really feel like slaying a giant rhino today? UncommonGoods has the answer. This Rhino Head is handmade in Haiti from 100% recycled newspaper, cardboard and paper. Its green head and white horn will made a great conversation piece and addition to your den. […]

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