Mike Newman

About: Managing Editor at Cool Material

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You’ll Never Lose the End of This Tape

The greatest inventions solve the simplest problems. The End is in Sight Electrical Tape happens to be one of those inventions. If you've ever rotated a roll of tape in your hands numerous times to find the end, you know just how helpful this tape is going to be. By adding a double line along the tape, you'll always ... continue reading
$4 buy MORE: Home, Electrical Tape.
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MeUndies – 20% Off Your First Purchase SPONSORED

MeUndies doesn’t just make the world’s most comfortable underwear. The LA brand, which offers the highest quality underwear and basic apparel money can buy, sells happiness — and the proof is in the stitching.  Made with 100% natural Modal harvested from the Austrian Beechtree, the manufacturing process is completely CO2 neutral and produces a softer than silk yet supportive and perfectly fitting pair of underwear that’ll never ride up and will always keep its shape. Give them a try and get 20% off your first purchase and free shipping in the US and Canada. Not impressed? MeUndies offers a full refund and even lets you keep your first pair. ... check it out
$20 buy
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Barrel-Aged Spirits Kit SHOP

If you want to give that bottle of vodka or gin a new depth of flavor, pick up this Barrel-Aged Spirits Kit. Each includes two charred-oak barrel staves and a cheesecloth that allows you to impart some oak and spice to your light alcohol. Simply add one stave to a 375ML bottle for up to 20 days (the longer you let it go, the more pronounced the flavor), and then strain it through the cheesecloth and enjoy. All of a sudden that subtle vodka has a new world of flavor. ... check it out
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The Sunday Hangover

1 North Trooper - North Trooper 2 10 Tricks That Will Make You a Safari Master - Gizmodo 3 True Detective / Landscapes from Louisiana - Vimeo 4 The 30 Most Stylish Book Covers - Shortlist 5 Orchestra Eats the World’s Hottest Pepper - Youtube 6 Sci-Fi Movies Every Guy Should See - Cool Material 7 ... continue reading
MORE: Link Roundups.
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One Letter Off Movies

With all the posts and responses tossed up on Reddit on a daily basis, there are bound to be more than a few typos. Illustrator Austin Light took some of the movie title typos he found and made a month-long series of drawings based on what those one letter off movies would look like. We'd buy tickets to Obocop. (via)
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17 Sci-Fi Movies Every Guy Should See

Maybe it's because we're geeked for Interstellar, but we happen to be in the mood for some sci-fi these days. Only thing is, there's good sci-fi, and there's seriously awful sci-fi. So to compile this list, we picked the science fiction flicks every guy should see that scored at least an 85% on Rotten Tomatoes. So ... continue reading
MORE: Features, Movies.
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The Web’s Best Artisanal Jerky

Ah, portable meat. While we're all for carrying around a rib eye to snack on, that's not really a socially acceptable action. So, for beef on the go, there's jerky. And if all you've ever had is the rock-hard garbage you can find at a gas station, you're doing yourself and your road trip a huge disservice. So ... continue reading