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10 Stand-Up Specials on Netflix You Should Watch

10 Stand-Up Specials on Netflix You Should Watch

If you haven't noticed, Netflix has really gone in on stand-up comedy. Not only do they have some Netflix Originals, but they have a vast catalog of stand-up specials that date back decades. While good comedy is very subjective, we feel confident telling you these 10 specials ar...

Squarespace Makes It Easy to Share Your Passion with the World

Squarespace Makes It Easy to Share Your Passion with the World

Make 2016 the year you finally turn that website idea into reality. Don’t worry, you don’t need coding classes or boring textbooks. Squarespace is the website publishing platform that allows anyone to easily create beautiful websites, blogs, portfolios, and e-commerce stores without touching a line of code. Not only that, you’ll get a personal domain and free hosting with every account, apps that allow you to monitor and update your site on the go, a free professional logo, and live support, 24/7. With Cover Pages, you can even create an easy to use single page website. Plus, as a Cool Material reader, you can save 10% off your first purchase with code COOLMATERIAL.

The Weekend Agenda

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....

Analog Voltmeter Alarm Clock

Analog Voltmeter Alarm Clock

You don't need to know your way around an analog voltmeter to appreciate this clever alarm clock. Designed to look like the voltage-measuring contraption an electrical engineer would use, the Analog Voltmeter Alarm Clock simply tries to jump-start your day. One meter displays ho...

MINUS-8 Layer Leather Watch

MINUS-8 Layer Leather Watch

For a watch that isn't stuck in the past, lend your wrist to MINUS-8. The San Francisco-based watch company crafts timepieces that blend industrial machinery and classic timekeeping with a bold, futuristic look. Their Layer Leather watch, which took over a year to develop, boas...

15 Short Story Collections Every Guy Should Read

15 Short Story Collections Every Guy Should Read

While there are plenty of incredible novels we want to get around to, many of them require a commitment that's not easy to make (looking at you, City on Fire). The short story does not. Short stories are built for subway rides and waiting rooms. And when done well, they're ...

The Magnetic Key Catch

The Magnetic Key Catch

After getting dressed, having a bite to eat, and grabbing our everyday carry, the last thing we do before we leave the house is hit the lights. So what better place to store keys than on that light switch? The Key Catch will make forgetting your keys a thing of the past. The clev...

Pallet Is a Magazine for Beer Lovers

Pallet Is a Magazine for Beer Lovers

Most beer magazines focus on reviews, homebrew tips, and industry news. While that's fine, it misses beer's most cherished skill—bringing people together. Pallet is a new magazine from Sam Calagione, of Dogfish Head fame, that's focused on beer and storytelling. Think less ab...

RC Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

RC Oscar Mayer Wienermobile

Sorry, Hess Truck, you've been dethroned as this holiday's most desirable toy vehicle. Worse, you've been dethroned by a hot dog on wheels. After showing off a remote control Wienermobile earlier this year, Oscar Mayer has released that movable meat to the world... kinda. The com...

Tuesday Link Roundup

Tuesday Link Roundup

Every Tuesday we bring you a collection of some of our favorite things we've recently found around the web. From stories to photography, we include a little of everything. ...

The First Look at Amazon's Drone Deliveryplay

The First Look at Amazon's Drone Delivery

When Amazon announced it would be delivering packages by drone, we all laughed ... paused ... and quietly wondered if it was a joke. Well, with the release of this video for Amazon Prime Air—on a day that is 100% not April 1—we're going to say the company is pretty serious a...

Homemade Hot Sauce Kit

Homemade Hot Sauce Kit

First you buy this kit. Then you craft your own hot sauce. Then you come up with your own goofy name like Bill’s Flaming Cheeks or Blazing Quick Pipe Cleaner. The Hot Sauce Kit has everything you need to make some of your very own hot sauce right on your stovetop. You’ll rec...