Mike Newman

About: Managing Editor at Cool Material

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The Solid Brass Money Clip Is The Least Pretentious Money Clip Ever SHOP

For far too long, the money clip has been a stuffy and pretentious way to tote around your cash. This Solid Brass Money Clip lends a more rugged feel to the classic clip. Each is cut, tumbled, and bent by hand in Brooklyn and sports a tough machine shop appearance. All are made from solid brass, but the Black Oxide version offers up more of a gunmetal look that will fade with time and use and expose the brass underneath. It’s a more rugged way to carry your cash or cards. ... check it out
$38 buy
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Drift – Magnetic Driftwood

Take a stroll across a beach and you're sure to stumble across a variety of junk just waiting to rip up the soles of your feet. The folks behind Drift not only collected some of the driftwood they found to save your dogs, but they repurposed all of it into these awesome wall accessories. Every piece from Drift is equipped ... continue reading
$138+ buy MORE: Home, Drift, Hejmonti, repurposed.
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Gifts for the Outdoorsmen SHOP

Man cannot conquer nature with his bare hands. Before you take your next camping trip or wild excursion, gear up in the Cool Material Shop. Our Outdoors section is loaded with pocket knives. camping gear, mini flashlights, and a slew of clever little devices to make your next battle with Mother Nature an easy one. For that one item to complete your pack, or to revamp your entire collection, we've got you covered. ... check it out
$9+ buy
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Bacon Making Kit

We're about to ask you to do something very, very difficult: you're going to have to go buy some pork belly and not eat it for seven days. Impossible? Perhaps, but if you can wait the week, you could have some of your very own homemade bacon. Using this Bacon Making Kit, you can turn that slab of pork belly into some ... continue reading
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Barware Set SHOP

Everything you need to concoct killer cocktails is included in this set (except the booze, of course). It starts of with one of our bestsellers, the Mason Shaker, a four-piece cocktail shaker built around a mason jar. Also in the kit is a one shot/half shot stainless steel jigger, a 10” hardwood muddler, and a copy of Shake with plenty of drink recipes to get you started. It’s all housed in a cardboard carry tote making it a perfect gift or just something to bring home for your own bar. ... check it out
$69 buy
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Bob Marley Cannabis Products

You'll soon be able to feel even closer to Bob Marley when you burn one down while listening to Exodus. Marley's family just announced Marley Natural Fine Cannabis Products which will include some heirloom cannabis strains, including some of Bob's favorites. The line was inspired by Bob Marley's interest in using natural ... continue reading
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8 New Apps You Should Know

Instead of wading through the massive amount of new app releases searching for a few diamonds in the rough, just check out these ones we've selected for you. This is a collection of our favorite new apps for both iOS and Android for your downloading pleasure. Watchville - iOS Super - iOS Android Wildcard - ... continue reading
MORE: Features, New Apps.
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Big Ass Brick of Soap SHOP

Loofahs and squeeze bottles of linen scented body wash were not invented for dudes. Somehow we got swept up in the tidal wave that was these products hitting the market. It's time for that to stop. Thankfully, there are these Big Ass Bricks of Soap from Duke Cannon Supply Company. Each bar is a hefty 3/4 of a pound, and contains steel cut grains for optimal grip. ... check it out
$11 buy
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Tuesday Link Roundup

1 Moisnomis (NSFW) - Moisnomis (via Mash Kulture) 2 Iconic Batmobiles Illustrated - Highsnobiety 3 How to Make Ramen Donuts - Neatorama 4 The Word of the Year - The Verge 5 Ken Block's Wild in the Streets of LA - The Hoonigans 6 Every Episode of The Sopranos, Ranked - Death and Taxes 7 Last ... continue reading
MORE: Link Roundups.
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Solid Brass Top SHOP

This Brass EDC Top from J.L. Lawson & Co. is a Cool Material exclusive. Like the original, it’s hand-turned from a solid bar of brass and is able to spin anywhere from 5-7 minutes*. It does, however, have a slightly unique design compared to the original. Unlike other cheap tops, this could be considered an heirloom toy, your totem, and something you can pass down for generations. ... check it out
$49 buy
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2016 Ford Shelby GT350

If you dreamed of owning a muscle car as a kid, the blue racing stripes that ran across a cream-colored Shelby Mustang was what got your mind racing at night. Now the iconic name has returned with the announcement of the 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350. While it's actually the work of Ford's SVT group and not Shelby ... continue reading
$TBD buy MORE: Rides, Ford, Mustang, Shelby.
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You Can Own The Godfather Mansion

If you want to feel like Don Corleone, you could toss a few marbles in your mouth and calmly pet a cat, or your could pony up $2.89M to own the mansion from The Godfather. The 6,248-square-foot Staten Island home where parts of the film was shot is now on the market. While you only saw the outside of the home in the ... continue reading
$2.89M buy MORE: Home, Houses, The Godfather.
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Higonokami Mini Knife SHOP

The higonokami knife was originally made in Japan starting in the late 1800s and is characterized by its lack of a locking mechanism and simple, protruding tang. The style was exceedingly popular in Japan until 1961 when blades were banned. Still, a few craftsmen carry on the tradition today. This mini version is ideal for tossing on your keychain or on a necklace or lanyard. The small, handmade blade will always be at your side and ready for the task at hand. ... check it out
$23 buy