Mike Newman

About: Managing Editor at Cool Material

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Ministry Of Supply Labs Collection SPONSORED

If you were buying a new car and had two choices, one of which was barely tested and designed just to make money, and the other extensively developed to be well-made and innovative, you'd choose the latter, right? That's the idea behind Ministry of Supply's Lab collection. All the shirts were repeatedly tested and observed until they were absolutely perfected. Whether you choose the Atmos Polo—the world's first robotically knit polo designed to wick away moisture—or the temperature regulating Apollo Polo, you can rest assured you're getting a shirt that's well-thought-out and expertly made. ... check it out
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The Peasant Knife Can Be Used With Just One Hand SHOP

The beauty of the Peasant Knife rests in its simplicity. Based on a similar knife used 400 years ago, the knife is as low-tech as they come. Each features an extended tang that allows you to open and close the knife with one hand, and the drilled hole gives you the ability to toss it on a lanyard or carry it around your neck. Each features a carbon steel blade that was individually hardened and tempered and will age beautifully over time. ... check it out
$18 buy
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Birdman – Official International Trailer

The first trailer for Birdman left us excited and confused. This extended international trailer has only amplified those feelings. The black comedy about a former movie star trying to mount a little bit of a comeback hits theaters on October 17, and should be marked down in your Google Calendar immediately.
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STEAL: Extra 40% Off Sale Items at Club Monaco STEAL

A lot of the apparel at Club Monaco would be best described as "investment pieces." This weekend, however, that's not the case. From now until 8/3/14, you'll get an extra 40% off sale items with code WEEKEND so you can stock up on quality pieces at pretty stellar prices. We picked out some of our favorites you can ... continue reading
$39+ buy MORE: Clothing, Steals.
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15 Podcasts Every Guy Should Know

Maybe you have a long commute or are just tired of hearing the same Imagine Dragons song every time you turn on the radio, whatever the case, subscribing to a few podcasts could entertain and enlighten you. Problem is, with just about every person in possession of a microphone and a little know-how able to create ... continue reading
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All Black Everything Collection From Ugmonk

The latest collection from Ugmonk is devoid of color. Forget all the bright shades of summer, the shirts and accessories in the Black Series from the line are all grim yet stylish. Choose from the individual tees, sweatshirt, hat, card cases, or mouse pad, or simply opt to buy the whole collection and change the entire ... continue reading
$26 buy MORE: Clothing, Style.
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Reebok Bacon Is A Thing That Exists

We probably wouldn't turn to Oscar Mayer for our next pair of high-tops, so we're a little weary of this latest release from Reebok. The sneaker giant has turned to a tastier endeavor with the release of Reebok Bacon. Yes, bacon. Sourced by U.S. Wellness Meats, the bacon was distributed to participants in the Reebok ... continue reading
$TBD buy MORE: Food, Home.
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One Minute of Tesla Porn

"Men love women. Even more than that, men love cars." While we might not fully agree with the line from Rush, we will say we have a little love affair with horsepower. Tesla captured a little of that infatuation in this short. You'll want to hop behind the wheel immediately after.
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Tuesday Link Roundup

1 Ballerinas of Instagram - Esquire 2 Game of Thrones Bloopers - Youtube 3 Preview of The Simpsons and Family Guy Crossover - Entertainment Weekly 4 The 71-Ingredient Cocktail - Eater 5 I Found out the Hard Way That My Cousin Is a Porn Star - The Hundreds 6 The Insanity of the Red Bull Global ... continue reading
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11 Concept Bikes We Wish Would Get Made

Sure you could get an interesting frame or some crazy tires, but there's really only so much you can change up to make your bike truly unique. While these bicycles aren't on the streets, they do push the design conversation forward. Air-Purifier Bike You're already helping the environment by choosing a bicycle ... continue reading
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