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6 Tips to Remember While Cleaning Your Shades

6 Tips to Remember While Cleaning Your Shades

- The right pair of sunglasses can take you from throwing shade to lighting up the party, but smudgy, scratched lenses are a dim proposition. To make the most out of both your personal style and the lifespan of your sunglasses takes a combination of day-to-day care and occasional maintenance.

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The Best Warm Winter Getaways in the U.S.

The Best Warm Winter Getaways in the U.S.

- It’s winter in the U.S., and while many of us enjoy wearing four or five layers, shoveling snow, and counting down the days until spring, others love the feeling of the sun on their face and their toes in the sand. For those of you in the latter category who are longing for warmer temperatures, check out this list of the best sunny winter destinations in the U.S.

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What to Do on Valentine’s Day If You’re Single

What to Do on Valentine’s Day If You’re Single

- If you’ve only ever spent Valentine’s Day with someone you love, or sobbing into your pillow because you’re alone, then it’s time to shake things up. There are so many ways to pamper yourself and schedule in some fun, whether you’ve just gone through a breakup or you haven’t dated in years.

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What Are Polarized Sunglasses—And Why Should You Care?

What Are Polarized Sunglasses—And Why Should You Care?

- Sunglasses are perhaps the most effortless, versatile accessory on the market. Slip on the right pair and you can take your look from basic to bad-ass in an instant. You can change things up just as easily by mixing and matching colors, lenses, and frames, providing endless options whether you’re chasing surf or chilling with friends at happy hour.

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The 7 Best Ski-to-Pub Pairings in the U.S.

The 7 Best Ski-to-Pub Pairings in the U.S.

- The only thing better than spending a day ripping through waist-high powder? Après beers, burgers, and other tasty pub grub that refuels like nothing else after a day on skis. Whether you’re a cross-country enthusiast or a downhill junkie, a post-adventure pint-and-nosh is certainly in order, since any kind of skiing burns mega calories.

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Knockaround and November Project Make It Official

Knockaround and November Project Make It Official

- We are very proud to announce that we've partnered with November Project as their official sunglasses sponsor. Over the last four years, we've made great friends with the good people at NP: we've been stoked to provide sunglasses to various events and summits, featured co-founder Brogan Graham on one of our Knockcasts, and have even shown up to 6:29am November Project workouts, right here in our hometown of San Diego.

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What is UV400 Protection?

What is UV400 Protection?

- Who doesn’t love the glorious feel of a few rays of sunlight kissing your skin? And, compared to the leathery, Ooompa-Loompa look of sunbaked skin that was the norm in decades past, we’ve gotten a lot smarter about sun protection while enjoying the great outdoors or just running errands in the neighborhood.

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How to Make Your Own Sushi

How to Make Your Own Sushi

- You don’t have to be a master chef or have the dexterity of a ninja to make your own sushi. All it takes is some specific (but easy-to-procure) ingredients and equipment, an hour of your time, and—at least the first couple goes—a good sense of humor.

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John Legend, Sharks, and Paso Robles—Say What?!?

John Legend, Sharks, and Paso Robles—Say What?!?

- 2018 was great, and for that we thank you, Knock Fans! Here's a little snapshot of this past year's highlights. But stay tuned for more, this year is going to be one of Knockaround's greatest!

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Do Valentine's Day Right (San Diego-Style)

Do Valentine's Day Right (San Diego-Style)

- With its beautiful coastline and dreamy sunsets, San Diego already has a lot of built-in romance, making Valentine’s Day that much easier to plan. But many of us still need a little help when it comes to organizing the perfect Valentine’s Day, particularly if you want to do something a little different.

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