Mike Newman

About: Managing Editor at Cool Material

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These Ray-Bans Are Made With Denim

Hate wearing your Canadian tuxedo on a sunny day? Need a way to protect your eyes without killing your indigo vibe? Ray-Ban has you covered. The latest rendition of their classic Wayfarer is clad in denim. Perfect for pairing with some beat-up Levi's. The company took layers of denim and fused them onto the frame of ... continue reading
$TBD buy MORE: Clothing, Style.
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The Great Outdoors Sale SHOP

Real men don't spend their entire summer in air-conditioned comfort. The warm weather and abundant sunshine make this time of year the perfect to go exploring the great outdoors, and right now is the time to gear up to do so. From now until 7/28/14 you'll save 16% on all the outdoor gear we've rounded up in this curated collection. So ditch the couch for a weekend, lace up your boot and get outside. ... check it out
$10+ buy
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Hot Tub Time Machine 2 – Red Band Trailer (NSFW)

When Hot Tub Time Machine came out, we didn't know what to expect. Frankly, it sounded ridiculously awful. It wasn't. The gang is back—minus John Cusack—for another dip. If it lives up to the first, or even just this trailer, it's gonna be amazing.
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Turn Your Disposable Lighter Into a Pocket Torch

You know those cheap lighters you pick up from the register at the gas station? Well, they can do more than just light up a few Marlboros. With the Soto Pocket Torch, any one of those disposable lighters can be turned into a powerful little torch that can crank out a 2,300-degree blue flame. And despite what you might ... continue reading
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Jake Gyllenhaal in Nightcrawler Will Creep You The Hell Out

Before you get confused, no, this is not another Marvel movie. The only mutant ability seemingly present is how Jake Gyllenhaal's sunken eyes can apparently see into your soul. The movie is about an LA journalist who may or may not be creating his own news. It looks dark, creepy, and a damn good time.
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Building Your Own Bug-Out Bag

When disaster strikes and you need to haul ass, you don’t want to be running around gathering essentials. Your solution is a bug-out bag—a kit that contains the essentials to help you survive for three days. Instead of buying a precomposed version, why not assemble your own with gear you trust? Here’s a guide ... continue reading
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Tuesday Link Roundup

1 Jonathan Fasulo Photography - Jonathan Fasulo 2 New Apps You Should Know About - Cool Material 3 10 Movie Trailers Better Than the Actual Films - WatchMojo 4 The Pulp Fiction Trailer Done Like Sin City - Laughing Squid 5 What the X-Wing Looks Like in the New Star Wars Film - Omaze 6 Top Earning ... continue reading
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Swich Is A Sharp Wireless Smartphone Charger

A hideous cellphone would never sell, yet we still deck our sharp devices out with ugly accessories. Swich is a wireless charger worthy of some desk space and worthy of your cleanly designed phone. The surface that holds your phone allows you to still use it while it's charging from a vertical or horizontal position. ... continue reading
$170 buy MORE: Phones, Tech.
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STEAL: Foldable Entrenching Tool Just $11 STEAL

The best tools are the ones you have with you, and carrying around a shovel 24/7 is a bit cumbersome. This high carbon steel Entrenching Tool folds up for easy transport and storage. We got our hands on a very limited supply at a ridiculous price and are passing the savings on to you. Once they're gone at this price, it's unlikely we'll ever have them again this cheap. Hurry up and snag one while you can. ... check it out
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