Mike Newman

About: Managing Editor at Cool Material

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Tuesday Link Roundup

1 Suki Waterhouse - GQ 2 Making the Jurassic Park LEGO Film - The Verge 3 The Best Single Malt Whisky Is—Once Again—Not from Scotland - Cool Material 4 How to Sell a Stolen Banksy - The Daily Beast 5 Making Skateboards Out of Garbage - Huh 6 A 6-Speed Transmission Built from LEGO Bricks - Digg 7 ... continue reading
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Pocket Squares by Declan Clean Your Phone, Glasses, and More SPONSORED

The pocket square, while timeless, is useless. Yeah, it looks good, but that's about all it does. Declan has changed that. Declan is a pocket square, handkerchief, and cleaning cloth all in one. Keep it as a stylish accessory in your breast or back pocket, and pull it out when you need to clean your phone screen, glasses, camera, or other device. Declan's signature materials help actually clean your gear, not just spread smudges around like when you use your shirt. And with plenty of styles to choose from, Declan can truly go anywhere. ... check it out
$6+ buy
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Robot Clock by MB&F

This robotic clock is far from the one you had as a kid with a digital display planted in Optimus Prime's plastic stomach. Melchior, from MB&F and L'Epée 1839, is a 480-component mechanical table clock that just happens to look like something out of a sci-fi film. Complete with a 40-day power reserve that's measured ... continue reading
$36000 buy MORE: Home, Clocks, MB&F.
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The World’s Best Whiskies 2015

Last year, the World Whiskies Awards selected a Tasmanian offering as the finest single malt in the world. It was a slap in the face to Scottish distillers known for cleaning up in such categories. If that was a slap, this, perhaps, is a haymaker. Here are some of the winners from the 2015 World Whiskies Awards, including ... continue reading
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Nike Air Pegasus ’83 ‘Woven’

Nike likes to test the waters with an innovative design before applying it to a ton of their sneakers. That's the case with this woven style, which first appeared on a pair of 1989 Pegasus sneakers last year, and is now being applied to the Air Pegasus '83. Available in gray or black, the running sneakers come complete ... continue reading
$104 buy MORE: Style, Nike, Pegasus, Sneakers.
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MUJI Body Fit Cushion

You have to get creative when your home has the floor space of a tiny Tokyo apartment. Luckily, MUJI, the minimal Japanese lifestyle brand, has designed a piece of furniture that’s adaptable and easy to toss around. Basically, it’s a grown-up bean bag chair. The Body Fit Cushion is designed to contour to your body ... continue reading
$190 buy MORE: Home, Furniture, Muji.
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The Sunday Hangover

1 Lars Botten Photography (NSFW) - Lars Botten (via Mash Kulture) 2 ‘Google Feud’ Lets You Guess What Autocomplete Would Say - Google Feud 3 A Guide to Great Spring Vests - Cool Material 4 Inside the Best Pizza Place in Rome - Sploid 5 10 Instagram Accounts for Interior Design Inspiration - Details 6 ... continue reading
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Craft Beer Brewed With Space Yeast

For a beer that's truly out of this world (we are so sorry), check out Ninkasi Brewing's latest beer: Ground Control. Last year, the brewery sent six vials of brewer's yeast into space (77.3 miles up)—this was their second attempt to do so—and brought them back to brew up this Imperial Stout. Brewed with Oregon ... continue reading
$19 buy MORE: Food & Drink, Beer, Ninkasi.
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Maple Bourbon Candle SHOP

With all the wonderful sweetness of a fine Tennessee whiskey, these soy wax candles were made to fill your room with a scent you won’t find at your local Yankee Candle. Each was hand-poured with clean-burning soy wax and finished with a wooden wick that will crackle like a campfire while lit. Poured into a recycled ... continue reading
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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: Sophie by Janneke Storm for C-Heads (NSFW) - C-Heads Magazine 2 READ THIS: A Trip to the Adult Video News Awards - Grantland 3 MAKE THIS: ... continue reading
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Personal Flamethrower

Don't you hate having to mosey on up to a stack of wood to light your bonfire? With the XM42, the world's first commercially available handheld flamethrower, you can start the blaze from across the yard. Designed to be both awesome and affordable (the brushed steel starts at $699), the XM42 can shoot a flame 20-25 ... continue reading
$699+ buy MORE: Gear, Flamethrowers.