Mike Newman

About: Managing Editor at Cool Material

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Tool Pen is a Toolkit in a Pen’s Body

Having a set of screwdrivers is great when you're around the house and can easily grab whichever one you need, but when you're on the go, you need a better option. The Tool Pen is a clever solution that houses multiple bits right in its body. Besides adopting the slick style of a machined pen, the Tool Pen takes inspiration ... continue reading
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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
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The Sunday Hangover

1 Carlos Nunez Photography (NSFW) - Carlos Nunez Photography (via Mash Kulture ) 2 You Can Play Tetris on This T-Shirt - Brobible 3 Mini Pocket Knives - Cool Material 4 Most Popular Microbreweries on Pintrest - Mashable 5 Why Do Ice Cubes Crack in Drinks - Youtube 6 Amazing Optical Illusion Painting ... continue reading
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Wear This: Independence

Even though you may get a mustard stain or two this weekend, it doesn't mean you shouldn't look good when you meet with some friends around the grill. Everything in this outfit is made in the USA and will allow you to display a bit of patriotism while you fire up some dogs tomorrow. 1. Shinola Runwell Watch - ... continue reading
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Goods: Beach Gear

If your holiday plans include skipping town to get some sun, there are a few essentials you should pack before you hit the beach. We rounded up some of our favorite ocean side gear so you can hit the surf in style. Praying Drunk by Kyle Minor - $12 Kiehls Facial Fuel UV Guard SPF 50+ - $38 ... continue reading
MORE: Gear, The Roundup.
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This Rum Tastes Like Coffee and Cigarettes

You remember that distinct smell your woodshop teacher had? Not the fragrance of saw dust, but the mixture of morning coffee, stale cigarettes, and occasionally a little hint of booze? Well this is it in a bottle. Stolen handcrafted this spiced Caribbean rum with roasted coffee beans and smoke flavors to give it a unique ... continue reading
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Tuesday Link Roundup

1 Miranda Kerr for Elle Spain (NSFW) - Treats 2 Deconstructing the Perfect Burger - NY Times 3 The Hoppiest Beers You Can Drink Right Now - Cool Material 4 Movie Character Selfies - Gunaxin 5 How to Play with Light While Taking a Picture - Mashable 6 Europe's Secret Drug Capitals - Vice 7 How ... continue reading
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Filson’s Classic Bags Now Come In All Black

For 117 years, Filson has been crafting quality goods designed to stand up to Mother Nature's wrath. Whether that meant tossing one on your back to hunt for gold when C.C. Filson started the company, or grabbing one before hopping the pond for a little excursion nowadays, the brand's always had you covered. Their ... continue reading
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SYNEK Lets You Enjoy Fresh Craft Beer At Home

Growlers are great for bringing home fresh beer, but once you crack one open, you've committed to drinking the whole thing within a day or two. SYNEK is a clever device that allows you to bring home fresh beer and put it on tap in your house. All you have to do is get the bags filled at a brewery or store and drop ... continue reading
$299 buy MORE: Drink, Home.