Mike Newman

About: Managing Editor at Cool Material

Web: http://about.me/mike_newman

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Weekly Style Finds

Weekly Style Finds Sifting through menswear trends and labels is too much for the average guy. Why would you want to spend your day researching when you know 99% of the things you’d find you’d never wear? A better option: Weekly Style Finds. Each week we’ll bring you some of our favorite new items so you ... continue reading
MORE: Features, Style.
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The Sunday Hangover

1 Antony Nobilo Photography - Antony Nobilo 2 The 20 Most Stylish Men Alive - GQ 3 Fight Club for Kids - Mashable 4 A Collection of Never-Before-Seen Motorcycles - Cool Material 5 How It’s Made: Beats by Dre - Medium 6 The One Haircut All Women Love - Esquire 7 The Art of Making Shoes By Hand ... continue reading
MORE: Link Roundups.
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Ministry of Supply’s Gemini Dress Shirt Never Has to Be Ironed or Dry Cleaned SPONSORED

Most dress shirts are incredibly uncomfortable and require lots of upkeep. Not the case with Ministry of Supply's new Gemini Dress Shirt. Featuring 2-way stretch material design, the shirt is made for your body in motion. And thanks to a custom fabric blend that combines the temperature regulating PCM from their Apollo shirt and some traditionally structured cotton, you won't feel stuffy and sweaty wearing it. It's also incredibly easy to care for—there's no dry cleaning or ironing necessary, and wrinkles come out as you wear it. You can look better, feel better, and ditch the standard dress shirt hassle. ... check it out
$148 buy
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The Weekend Agenda

Every Friday we’ll get you hooked up with some solid weekend plans. These are the things we think you should watch, read or do over the next few days. 1 LOOK AT THIS: Patrick St-Arnaud Photography (NSFW) - Patrick St-Arnaud 2 READ THIS: What Did Heckling Ever Do for Comedy? - Aeon 3 EAT THIS: Grilled ... continue reading
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Queen “Bohemian Rhapsody” Beer

We don't need booze in us to join in on "Bohemian Rhapsody," but if we're a couple pints deep, it only improves Queen's classic. To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the track, there's an officially licensed Queen-branded beer hitting shelves. Queen Bohemian Lager is a hoppy pilsner (the late Freddie Mercury's brew ... continue reading
$19 buy MORE: Food & Drink, Beer.
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12 Stationery Shops Every Guy Should Know

Want to earn points with anyone from your girlfriend to a potential boss? Next time you want to say thank you for something important, put down the phone and write a letter. A handwritten letter used to mean a lot, and today, with so many easier ways to communicate, it means even more. But don't just write your note ... continue reading
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Ghost Pepper Honey

If you like to intrigue more than just a section of your taste buds, toss a dollop of Ghost Pepper Honey from Geddes Farms into your next dish. The farm takes crazy hot ghost peppers and soaks them in their 100% raw honey. The result is something sweet and spicy, but thanks to the honey, the spiciness does get tuned ... continue reading
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The Camp Champ Is a Mobile Outdoor Kitchen

Camping is fun, but you can't convince us eating cans of beans is the reason why. To take the food during your next camping excursion to another level, there's the Camp Champ. The Camp Champ is basically an entire kitchen in a crate. An expensive crate. It includes everything from a stocked spice rack to a coffee ... continue reading
$6030 buy MORE: Gear, Camping, Kitchen.
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The Beer Factory Fermentation Chart

We're fully in support of knowing where our food comes from. It gives us a greater appreciation for what we're mindlessly cramming in our pieholes. That idea doesn't stop at just breakfast and bites—we like to apply it to our beverages, as well. Vincent Avila, our in-house designer, had some time outside helping ... continue reading
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9 Summer Beer Festivals Worth Traveling To

9 Summer Beer Festivals Worth Traveling To There isn't a season when we don't enjoy beer. That said, there's something about quenching our thirst with a cold one under the summer sun that's particularly appealing. And the only thing better than quenching our thirst with a beer, is quenching our thirst with many ... continue reading
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Lexus Hoverboard

We've waited since Back to the Future II for a working hoverboard, and while we still don't have one, it seems as if it's getting closer and closer to becoming a reality. First, there was Hendo Hover, which got us excited at the possibility, and now comes this video from Lexus. Yes, they claim to have a working hoverboard ... continue reading
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