Mike Newman

About: Managing Editor at Cool Material

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Miniature RC “Star Wars” Toys

The rise of the toy drone has reignited our passion for playing with RC vehicles. Couple that with our excitement over the new Star Wars movie, and you can be sure we want to get our hands on these CCP Pico-Falcon Star Wars fighters. Coming in August are a mini X-Wing, TIE Fighter, and Millennium Falcon you can ... continue reading
$50 buy MORE: Home.
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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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Casper Delivers the Sleep You Need SPONSORED

A poor night's sleep affects your mood, work, and overall health, so why aren't you doing everything you can to fix it? Engineered by a former IDEO designer, the Casper mattress sleeps cool, provides healthy bounce, promotes ideal support, and will deliver the sleep you need. Each mattress is made and hand-stitched in America, ships for free to anywhere in the contiguous United States and Canada in an incredibly small box, and is backed by a 10 year warranty. Best of all, Casper offers a 100-night home trial—if you aren't satisfied, you can return it for a full refund. Plus use code “coolmaterial” for $50 towards a mattress through the end of the month (6/30). ... check it out
$500+ buy
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The Sunday Hangover

1 Anna Dyszkiewicz Photography - Anna Dyszkiewicz 2 The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest - Telegraph 3 The Sacred Art of the Japanese Tattoo - Vice 4 Taking a ‘95 Defender Through Mexico - Youtube 5 Surprising Twists on Classic Father’s Day Gifts - Etsy 6 What’s Inside Sriracha ... continue reading
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Cigar Punch Cufflinks SHOP

Maybe you want to smoke a celebratory cigar at a wedding. Maybe you’re dressed up and someone offers you a stogie. Whatever the case, you’ll be glad you’re wearing these Cigar Punch Cufflinks. The cufflinks, which make a great gift for dad or any cigar lover, unscrew to reveal a hidden, usable cigar punch. No ... continue reading
$35 buy MORE: Style, Cigars, Cufflinks, Style.
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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: “In the Rain” - Remi Kozdra & Kasia Baczulis (NSFW) - Kozdra Baczulis 2 READ THIS: The Most Popular Cars in Hip-Hop - Medium 3 MAKE ... continue reading
MORE: Link Roundups.
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Leica Q

Leica has a cult-like following even Steve Jobs era Apple couldn't match. Which is a good thing since, like the aforementioned Cupertino king, their goods don't come cheap. So while you might get sticker shock looking at the new Leica Q, just know it might be the greatest Leica yet (assuming you dig a prime lens). ... continue reading
$4250 buy MORE: Tech, Cameras, Leica, Photography.
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WoodSnap Tattoos Your Photos Onto Wood SPONSORED

What looks like a piece of wood with an image printed on it is actually something so much more. WoodSnap uses a 10-step tattoo-like process to actually infuse ink into wood, so you're left with an incredibly unique, extremely durable, and sharp piece of art based on one or more of your photographs. And because of ... continue reading
$15+ buy MORE: Home, Decor, WoodSnap.
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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
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Father’s Day Kits SHOP

We remember dad coming home from work and cracking a cold one or pouring himself a drink. With these memories in mind, we created two Father's Day Kits. Both The Home Bar Kit and The Craft Beer Kit are filled with the gear he needs to unwind after a long day. The Home Bar Kit includes a 100-year-old drink-making ... continue reading
$65+ buy MORE: Gear, Beer, Cocktails, Drinkware.
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Heritage Gifts For Dad

A tie isn't a good Father's Day gift. But a tie designed like the one he wore in college is. Something like that has meaning, and it shows you care. That's the idea behind each of these gifts. They're all rooted in history and come packed with a story when you give them. Pick the right one, brush up on the description, ... continue reading
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Tuesday Link Roundup

1 Gervin Puse Photography - Gervin on Gervin 2 Inside Colorado's $700 Million Pot Business - Wired 3 The Right Way to Put Pomade in Your Hair - GQ 4 The Airplane Graveyard - Mashable 5 6 Products You Should Steal From Your Girl's Medicine Cabinet - Valet 6 40 Trips to Take Before You Turn 30 - Business ... continue reading
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50 Things Every Man Should Own

Since day one, Cool Material has been all about introducing you to the latest and greatest products. And while we can confidently say we’ve wanted everything we’ve posted, we can’t say we’ve needed it all. “Need” is applied to those timeless items that weave through our lives on a daily basis, sometimes ... continue reading
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