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Zeiss External iPhone Lenses

Zeiss External iPhone Lenses

If you're not familiar with Zeiss, they've been making optical systems ever since Carl Zeiss founded the company over a century and a half ago. They've made camera lenses for manufacturers ranging from Hasselblad and Rollei to Leica and Ricoh, so it's fair to say they know a thin...

Squarespace Makes It Easy to Share Your Passion with the World

Squarespace Makes It Easy to Share Your Passion with the World

Make 2016 the year you finally turn that website idea into reality. Don’t worry, you don’t need coding classes or boring textbooks. Squarespace is the website publishing platform that allows anyone to easily create beautiful websites, blogs, portfolios, and e-commerce stores without touching a line of code. Not only that, you’ll get a personal domain and free hosting with every account, apps that allow you to monitor and update your site on the go, a free professional logo, and live support, 24/7. With Cover Pages, you can even create an easy to use single page website. Plus, as a Cool Material reader, you can save 10% off your first purchase with code COOLMATERIAL.

Bevel Trimmer

Bevel Trimmer

If you own a hair trimmer, you probably don't remember the brand or when you bought it. When you're shopping for a new one, you'll do your research, check the features and poll friends about what they use... and then it will sit in a drawer or on the counter until it's time to us...

Sevenhugs Smart Remote

Sevenhugs Smart Remote

Even if you have one of those fancy universal remote controls that has more processing power than your first computer, the entire remote experience still leaves something to be desired. By the time you're done switching inputs, changing tracks or figuring out how to dim your smar...

Hopsy Delivers Local Beer to Your Door

Hopsy Delivers Local Beer to Your Door

Between Seamless, GrubHub, Dollar Shave Club and Sock Club, you can have just about everything delivered to your door on a regular basis. Hopsy joins the ranks of awesome delivery services by giving you access to local beer deliveries from their curated menu. Currently servicing ...

Turn Your Head Into a Lego Head

Turn Your Head Into a Lego Head

Born out of a company that 3D printed bones for the medical industry and architectural models for architects and surveyors, Funky 3D Faces is plying their trade and tech to create something a little smaller and far less serious—a 3D-printed version of your head with a 5mm hole ...

Sony’s New Turntable Converts Analog to Digital

Sony’s New Turntable Converts Analog to Digital

If the turntable releases at CES are any indication, vinyl records are back and more popular than ever. Technics had some impressive new releases at CES, but Sony’s new PS-HX500 due for release this spring is cool in its own right. Aimed at a completely different demographic, t...

Reddit Made a Book of AMAs

Reddit Made a Book of AMAs

The self-described "front page of the internet" is filled with everything from video game references and famous authors reading books at sporting events to legitimate news and funny animal videos, but many people would agree that the best part of Reddit are the Ask Me Anything (A...

Technics Iconic 1200s Are Back and Better Than Ever

Technics Iconic 1200s Are Back and Better Than Ever

When Panasonic first broke the news that they were reviving the beloved Technics brand of turntables, we didn't quite know what to think. The prototype that was revealed at IFA in Berlin was gorgeous, but it didn't do too much to convince us it would ever be a suitable replacemen...

The Ehang184 Drone Can Carry You Around

The Ehang184 Drone Can Carry You Around

From quadcopters and fixed wings, to still cameras and full videos, there are a lot of cool things you can experience when you're controlling a drone from a controller / phone / tablet on the ground. You get to experience all the places you couldn't go as a human because you don'...

Kodak Is Remaking Super 8 Cameras

Kodak Is Remaking Super 8 Cameras

When it comes to film cameras, you'd be hard-pressed to find one more beloved than the Super 8 that celebrated its fiftieth birthday last year. When Kodak decided to produce a new camera for the format (they never stopped making 8mm film), all kinds of famous Hollywood directors ...

Inception-Inspired Coffee Table

Inception-Inspired Coffee Table

Stelios Mousarris is a Cyprus-based designer that cut his teeth as a model maker for Fosters and Partners and designer for Duffy London. He's since struck out on his own, but you can definitely see some of his previous experience shine through in the Wave City Coffee Table that i...