Thrillist’s Top 5 Things That Don’t Suck

The Frisky has teamed up with Thrillist, the daily men’s lifestyle and city guide, to bring you a weekly list of things for the guys in your life. Here’s “Thrillist’s Top 5 Things That Don’t Suck”.

Gear: Greenloop
This shop peddles eco-friendly apparel of all kinds, including organic denim from Loomstate, bamboo longsleeves from Sameunderneath, soy/organic cotton shirts from Of The Earth, and a whole load of gear from Bono’s Africa-supporting line Edun, Gaelic for “Africa will develop sustainable industry before I produce another album as good as Zooropa.” []

Gadgets: Solio Magnesium Edition Charger
A handheld power source that’ll charge your iPod, phone, GPS, PDA, or camera, the new Magnesium charges via its solar panels; one hour of rays=20 minutes talk time/50 minutes of tunes (also plugs into walls, keeping those sunless Scandinavian winters Bjork-tastic). []

Gear: Worn Again Kicks
Worn’s surprisingly fashionable sandals and hi-/low-top sneaks’re patched together from disparate junk, then slapped with a label outlining the exact contents: seatbelts, bike tires, tweed clothing, parachutes, and if you’re really lucky, some of those Earth-friendly, GM electric cars. []

Green Sex: Earth Erotics
Living up to their “Doing it Green” tagline, EE peddles eco-lubes, various PVC- and phthalate-free toys for your lady, and whips made from recycled rubber, hopefully not incorporating recycled rubbers. []

Places to Not Visit, Ever: World’s Most Polluted Cities
Only one of the top ten hellholes is in the Western Hemisphere (lead-infested mining town La Oroy, Peru), China and India get two each, but the former USSR landmass runs things with four slots, even with Chernobyl coming in at a disappointing No. 8. Man, those commies can’t even catastrophically nuke-pollute themselves right. []

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