E-mails, texts, direct messages and *insert form of digital correspondence here* are all great, but there's nothing quite like receiving a piece of physical correspondence in the mail. There's also something to be said for being the person that puts that smile on someone else's face. If you want to be the cool guy ... continue reading
Unless you have a backpack strapped to your back 24/7, carrying around a back-up charge for your phone is pretty inconvenient. It's not like you want a power pack in your back pocket all day. For a quick jolt that isn't a pain to bring with you, get the Power Pen. The world's first pen with an integrated smartphone ... continue reading
Still hunting for holiday gifts? With tons of gifts for guys still in stock, the Cool Material Shop has you covered with Guaranteed Delivery by 12/24. During checkout just select 'Holiday Shipping' and we'll be sure to ship your order with enough time to get it under the tree. Plus, when you spend $200 or more, you'll get 'Free Guaranteed Delivery' by 12/24. ... check it out
Gift Guide: Last Minute Amazon Prime
Okay, so you didn’t do any shopping yet. Remain calm and take a deep breath. While you have the option of dealing with the mall and all the underwhelming gifts it has to offer, there’s still another way you can go: Amazon Prime. With a Prime account, you can still snag ... continue reading
1 Victoria’s Secret Holiday Shots - Instagram
2 Rusty Rods on the Highway - The Guardian
3 A Flush Screw Is So Satisfying - Sploid
4 The Real Kenny Powers? - Vice
5 The Most Amazing Science Photographs of the Year - io9
6 Making a Paper Mache Dragon - Digg
7 The 50 Coolest Men of 2014 - Cool Material
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Chukka boots were once worn by British forces in World War II. The desert boot was designed to be lightweight with a strong grip to stand up to the rigors of desert warfare. For a style with that kind of history, it seems a lot of it was forgotten in the name of style. Red Wing has brought durability back to the chukkka. ... continue reading
It’s time to warm up the car, grab a bottle of something nice, and head home for the holidays. Before you hop behind the wheel, however, make sure you’re dressed the part. We’re not talking stuffy sweaters and pleated khakis like when you were a kid, we’re talking good-looking gear that’s holiday appropriate. ... continue reading
Not satisfied with the litany of flavored alcohols out there? With Infuse, it's time to make your own. Simply select the booze you want to transform, pour around 550 milliliters into the decanter, and then load the infusing rod with whatever wild ingredient you can think of. Candy cane vodka? Habanero Scotch? The only ... continue reading
Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with your own two hands. Each week, we’re going to showcase one cool DIY project tutorial from around the web.
You don't have to look too far to realize that geometric ... continue reading
If the first trailer for American Sniper turned you into a ball of nerves, the second will do little to unknot that mess. Whereas the first look really focused on one scene, the second trailer takes you deeper inside the emotions of Chris Kyle throughout the film. We're canceling Christmas plans just to go see it.
Craft beer is not solely an American movement. While the growth and creativity stateside is unmatched, other countries have a young and innovative movement of their own starting to bubble up. One of those countries is Sweden, and from the land of Ikea comes a collection of homebrew kits that combine the country's ... continue reading
The U-Lock has been a staple bike lock for as long as we can remember for a few reasons. Most importantly, the horseshoe shape and bulky locking mechanism are serious deterrents for the would be thief eyeballing your sweet new fixie. While they might be bulky, they're still easy enough to carry in a bag or stuck through ... continue reading
We're not even kidding when we tell you we've blown whole paychecks shopping at Hickoree's. From button downs and belts, to pocket squares and pottery, Hickoree's consistently lives up to their moniker of "The Coolest Stuff." From now until Christmas, they're having a sale with "25% Off Select Items." You could should ... continue reading
Heads up True Detective episode 4, you've got competition. Okay, you don't really have competition for coolest tracking shot ever, but Johnnie Walker's new ad is still pretty impressive. All done in a single shot, it's an ode to the next step. The next step ... with Scotch in hand.
Cool can be an air of casual confidence. It can be the ability to always drop the perfect line. It can relate to courage, morals, or originality. A certain je ne sais quoi. It’s like porn. It’s hard to put your finger on, but you know it when you see it. No matter how you want to define it, these guys have it. ... continue reading