The Most Incredible Things Ever Built Out of LEGO

The Most Incredible Things Ever Built Out of LEGO

Ole Kirk Christiansen was an ordinary man, living an ordinary life, working an ordinary job as a carpenter. That is, until The Great Depression hit. Christiansen lost his comfortably ordinary job and needed desperately to figure out a way to make ends meet for his four children. ...

The Casper Pillow Is Designed for Every Sleeping Position

The Casper Pillow Is Designed for Every Sleeping Position

How do you sleep? On your back? Side? Whatever position you land in after a long day? No matter how you rest your head, Casper has your perfect pillow. The Casper Pillow stays supportive, cool, and comfortable all night long—no matter what position you wind up in. Every aspect of the unique pillow-in-pillow design has been meticulously engineered for perfect sleep. It provides the perfect balance of squish and support, stays cool so you never need to flip it, and can even be tried out for 100 nights. Don’t get the best sleep ever? Send it back for a full refund. It’s time for better sleep.

7 Affordable Metal Water Bottles

7 Affordable Metal Water Bottles

People everywhere are wising up to the idea of all-metal water bottles, and quite frankly, it’s about time. They’re super durable and long lasting, they’re easier on the environment, and they usually don’t contain any hazardous chemicals or BPA found in normal water bottl...

8 Food Shows Actually Worth Watching

8 Food Shows Actually Worth Watching

Here at Cool Material, we’re huge fans of the culinary arts, and it definitely shows in the material we cover. We’ve done stories on some of our favorite cookbooks, roundups of the world’s best kitchen tools… Hell, we even put out a whole story about cast-iron skillets. ...

The Coolest Cars You've Never Heard Of

The Coolest Cars You've Never Heard Of

Whether you’re interested in the domestics, gassers, tuners, classics, muscle cars, exotics, rare oddities, or any of the literal dozens of automobile sub-genres, there’s one thing about every car geek that unites us all: We all love learning something new. It’s why we...

Behind the Scenes of a High-Stakes Poker Game

Behind the Scenes of a High-Stakes Poker Game

Poker has always been a game of chance and skill that has managed to entice people from all walks of life—everyone from wealthy businessmen to back-alley hustlers—to its tables. Endless American folk tales discuss cowboys and Wild West bandits battling it out in high-stake...

Stop Using Your Phone and Get a Real Alarm Clock

Stop Using Your Phone and Get a Real Alarm Clock

Life is all about the little details. In a digital world, where people invent smartphone apps solely dedicated to dragging us away from our peaceful slumber, it seems there’s little room for the classic alarm clock, that beautiful bedside piece of equipment whose sole purpose i...

8 Timeless Jackets You Can Wear Forever

8 Timeless Jackets You Can Wear Forever

It is true that, like a great watch, the jacket you choose to wear says a lot about your personality. It is also true that your jacket will be one of the first things people notice about you—so it’s best to pick a good one and know what you’re doing. The right jacket can lo...

A Guide to Levi's Numbers

A Guide to Levi's Numbers

Levi Strauss & Co. manufactures some of the highest quality jeans in the world. But believe it or not, they weren’t always in the clothing business. When they were founded in 1853, Levi Strauss & Co. was a simple drygoods store. Although it sold denim patches to custome...

Cookware That Will Last for a Lifetime of Meals

Cookware That Will Last for a Lifetime of Meals

All men hit an age where it’s just not worth ordering out all the time. Takeout might be delicious, but it’s absolute trash for your body. The same goes for fast food burgers, pizza, and all the other delicious things we clog our arteries with in our youth. When we get older ...

The Best Weather Apps to Help Plan Your Week

The Best Weather Apps to Help Plan Your Week

Your smartphone comes with a weather app. It’s not bad. It’ll tell you what the temperature in your area is, as well as provide you with a tentative forecast for the rest of your day. If all you’re looking for is the bare minimum, your phone’s proprietary weather app will...