Mike Newman

About: Managing Editor at Cool Material

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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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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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Switch Is A Sharp Wireless Smartphone Charger

A hideous cellphone would never sell, yet we still deck our sharp devices out with ugly accessories. Switch 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
$11 buy
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The Sunday Hangover

1 Byrdie Mack “Zulu + Zephyr” (NSFW) - Wolf Cub Chronicles 2 Game of Thrones State Flags - Uproxx 3 10 Best Film Edits of All Time - Slate 4 The Insane Stats Behind This Year’s Tour de France - Cool Material 5 The Ultimate Guide to the Beach - InsideHook 6 The 10 Most Stylish Villains - D'Marge 7 ... continue reading
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German-Built Stonewashed Sport Pen SHOP

Like your favorite pair of jeans, this ballpoint pen has been given the stonewash treatment. The pocket-sized writing instrument sports a metal tip, pocket clip, and a worn-in appearance. Perfect for tossing in your denim’s pocket on a daily basis. ... check it out
$70 buy
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Aer is an Office Bag and Gym Bag in One

Tossing your laptop and paperwork into a gym bag with your sweaty clothes will funk up your work, and throwing your sweaty socks and shorts into your work bag will do the same. The solution has been to carry two bags to your office, one with your work and one with your gym gear for when you leave. Aer is a better solution. ... continue reading
$149 buy MORE: Bags, Gear.