| help for the homeless, part deux | Over Half A Million People in America Are Homeless On Any Given Night, But These 4 Companies Are out to Lend A Helping Hand

I’ve written about homelessness before. But in case you missed it/just need a refresher, let me drop some quick facts on you. According to the United Nations, there are at least 100 million homeless in the world today. In America, the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty currently estimates that more than 3.5 million […]

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| wake up and smell the coffee | Why You Should Care About Sustainable & Fair Trade Coffee, and 5 Coffee Companies Doing It Better

Like any normal, red-blooded human being, I really dig a good cup of coffee. And besides smelling amazing, being super tasty, and just helping me generally function in life, coffee has other “science” backed benefits, too. Coffee may lower your risk of death (#winning). I mean, this is somewhat obvious considering the note about helping […]

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| you scream, i scream, we all scream for ice cream | The Healthy(ish), Feel Good Way to Celebrate National Chocolate Ice Cream Day

It’s National Chocolate Ice Cream Day, and that can only mean one thing — time to shove copious amounts of chocolate ice cream into our mouths. Perfectly timed shortly after the unofficial start to summer (at least they tell me it’s summertime, although hard to say with the foggy skies/cold weather we’ve got here in […]

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| but first [ugly], coffee | Imperfect Produce and Sightglass Coffee Are Teaming Up to Sell You Ugly Coffee & This Is Why You Should Care

I’ve written about Imperfect Product before, but by God, if they aren’t at it again. For those of you who haven’t read/don’t know/didn’t retain what you read/suffered a head injury that caused memory loss, Imperfect Produce, is helping in the fight against food waste (long story short, it is estimated that worldwide, we waste 1.3 […]

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