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E-Cookbook Compiles Techie Recipes for Charity E-Cookbook Compiles Techie Recipes for Charity
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If you’ve ever wondered what figures in the tech community are eating? Want to donate to charity? Well, with a purchase of a new ebook called “The Startup Chef” you can fulfill both of those desires. Published and showcased via …

Google Launches Global Impact Awards Google Launches Global Impact Awards

Google announced the launch of the Global Impact Awards today. These are designed to support organizations “using technology and innovative approaches to tackle some of the toughest human challenges,” Google says. “From real-time sensors that monitor clean water to DNA …

Chilling Mad World Rendition Loses One Child Singer Every 3 Seconds
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Tears for Fears’ 1982 classic “Mad World” is a great song no matter how you arrange it. The new-wave hit was popular in its time, but gained a new level of notoriety when it was covered for the 2001 film …

Epic Meal Time Cooks Epic Meal for Soup Kitchen

Some of our favorite extreme eaters, the folks at Epic Meal Time, have just posted a new video and it details their latest calorie-dense cooking event – a giant meal for the needy. They cooked the epic meal for Someone …

Nick Offerman Helps You Battle the Movember Moustache Blues

Growing a manly moustache is not for the weak-willed or the faint of heart. A full, robust stache only comes natural to a select few – most of us have to wade through trying times of thin, sparse, in-between staches …

Apple Makes $2.5 Million Donation to American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy Relief Apple Makes $2.5 Million Donation to American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy Relief

As many Americans are still struggling to fully recover, or in some cases start to recover, from the devastating storm that hit the east coast a couple of weeks ago, Apple has made a pledge to one of the leading …

Humble Bundle For Android 4 Brings Sword & Sworcery To Android

A common criticism of Android is that it doesn’t get all of the games that Apple’s iOS gets. This is true, but it’s quickly becoming a moot point. More and more developers are jumping on board the Android train, and …

Facebook Gifts Now Allows for Gifts to Charity, Still Rolling Out to Users Facebook Gifts Now Allows for Gifts to Charity, Still Rolling Out to Users

Those of you who already have access to the Facebook Gifts platform now have another type of gift you can give your friends. Instead of buying them a t-shirt, box of cookies, or gift card, why not make a charitable …

You Can Donate to Hurricane Sandy Relief Through eBay, PayPal

As the Americans hit hardest by this week’s superstorm begin the long, arduous cleanup process – they’re going to need all the help they can get. Since most of us can’t physically help them pick up the pieces, monetary donations …

Nick Offerman Gives Tips on Growing a Movember Moustache [VIDEO]

Nick Offerman is known for his manly activites, both on and off the screen. His now-iconic character Ron Swanson from NBC’s Parks and Recreation loves bacon and outdoor activities, and the real life Offerman is a talented woodworker (who also …

Nick Offerman Wants You to Pay to See His Nips (and Benefit Autism Groups)
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Man’s man Nick Offerman learned from Harvey Kietel that the only sure way to make money is to show your penis. With that in mind, he’s decided to strip for charity. Little by little. The viral campaign comes as a …

Paul Ryan Photo-Op Was Faked, Says Charity
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Paul Ryan, like any good politician, can’t resist a good photo-op when he sees one. The only problem is, he staged his without permission from the people in charge, and now they’ve outed him as a big fat phony. Brian …

Breaking Bad Fans “Save Walter White” to the Tune of $125,000
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Although Walter White is probably beyond saving at this point, a site set up in his honor is pulling in real donations for real cancer patients. Remember back to season two of AMC’s hit show (and best show on television) …

Reddit Just Got More Charitable Thanks To These New Fundraising Options Reddit Just Got More Charitable Thanks To These New Fundraising Options

Reddit announced a pair of new tools for reddit-related fundraising today. One of the tools has already seen a bit of action, and the other is totally new. “For a while now, we’ve been trying to help encourage some additional …

What Happens When NBA Ballers Play Soccer?

Steve Nash, aside from being one of the best known players in the NBA, is something of a soccer aficionado; and so, he holds annual soccer matches for charitable purposes with a mix of professional soccer and NBA players. While …

Larry David Joins Twitter At The Behest Of Charity Bribers Larry David Joins Twitter At The Behest Of Charity Bribers

Former Seinfeld and current Curb Your Enthusiasm funnyman Larry David has cautiously waded into the brackish waters of social networking. Late Monday, the writer, actor, and producer sent out his first dispatch to the Twitterverse. And it’s a demand. “I …

Skype Offering Mother’s Day Video Cards Skype Offering Mother’s Day Video Cards

Mother’s Day will be here before you know it. The annual holiday is a chance for us to show our mothers how much we appreciate them. Some people buy flowers or chocolates. They might even give their mother a “coupon” …

Kobe Bryant Puts His Mask on eBay For Charity

During the NBA’s All Star game, Kobe Bryant’s nose was broken by a Dwyane Wade when the Heat guard hit him with an unnecessarily hard foul, especially for a meaningless exhibition game. Wade’s foul was so hard, it also gave …

When Things Fall Apart: New Red Cross Campaign Destroys, Then Reassembles Your Twitter Pic When Things Fall Apart: New Red Cross Campaign Destroys, Then Reassembles Your Twitter Pic

I’ll admit, I’m one of the most skeptical people you will find when it comes to lackadaisical social media activism. Some people call it “slacktivism,” and I tend to agree in most circumstances. If you change your Facebook or Twitter …

Groupon Grassroots Announced In Honor Of Earth Day Groupon Grassroots Announced In Honor Of Earth Day

It’s Earth Day which means everybody is going to be talking about conservation and how we can go green a little more this year. One Internet company is using Earth Day to relaunch one of their services with a new …

Bribe Celebrities For A Good Cause With “Charity Bribes” Bribe Celebrities For A Good Cause With “Charity Bribes”

Have you ever had the burning desire to see Harrison Ford do an a cappella cover of Joy Division’s “Love Will Tear Us Apart” while balancing on a stool and holding a kitty? How about something a bit simpler, like …