A record-breaking ascent to the top of luxury condominium Bellevue Towers, the Fight for Air stairclimb raises funds to benefit the American Lung Association. Participants will each need to raise at least $100 in donations by October 20 before they max out glutes while completing a 45-, 90-, or 182-story climb, the latter of which encompasses a whopping 3,242 stairs. To keep you climbing at a steady pace, leave the weighty Super Soaker with straw attachment at home and take advantage of designated water stops every ten floors. Though it may be tough, the grasp for the top burns massive calories, earns you bragging rights, and can induce a hallucinogenic euphoria known to the French as l'esprit de' l'escalier. It's all in the name of a good cause, of course, as more than one million children and adults in Washington struggle to breathe each day because of lung disease. Participants that raise $250 or more are automatically entered to win two round-trip tickets anywhere Alaska Airlines flies but do not earn permission to slide the banister back down to ground level. Check out the event FAQs for more information.
Founded by movie-industry veterans Scilla Andreen and Carlo Scandiuzzi, IndieFlix culls a massive collection of independent and festival-selected films from across the globe into a convenient online streaming-video library. Filmmakers can submit their comedic, dramatic, or documentary masterpieces to the site, which fairly distributes movies of all genres and lengths, with artists fully retaining their films' rights and action-figure tie-ins. Audiences delve further into IndieFlix’s arsenal of cinema gems with Film Festival in a Box game—lauded by the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, and Seattle magazine—which allows cineastes to display their knowledge without having to stroll through the local megaplex with a megaphone.
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Founder David Leeds designed the versatile Tango Card to “ensure people use every penny of their gift cards every time,” according to a profile in Forbes magazine. Patrons convert their Tango Card’s cash balance into gift cards to more than a dozen name-brand retailers such as Amazon.com, Target, Home Depot, REI, and Pottery Barn, with no additional purchase fees. An online interface of free mobile applications for the iPhone, iPad, Android phone, and WiFi-enabled abacus enables them to easily track each card’s balance and expiration date. Faced with a looming expiration date, patrons can donate the unused portion of a card to a charity such as Habitat for Humanity, or opt to redeem it for cash, ensuring their dollars aren’t wasted. Click here to learn more about the Tango Card, and nothing more about the snacking habits of armadillos.
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