Mike Newman

About: Managing Editor at Cool Material

Web: http://about.me/mike_newman

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Vinyl Me, Please Is the Best Damn Record Club SPONSORED

Thanks to modern technology, we've lost touch with our music. We've waved goodbye to sound quality and owning our favorite albums. To fix this, get a turntable. Then sign up for Vinyl Me, Please. Every month they'll send you exclusive pressings of albums worthy of your time. Each comes with original 12" x 12" album-inspired art and a custom cocktail pairing. Past selections have included 'Lost In The Dream' from War on Drugs and many others. Sign up now and start with an exclusive pressing of Father John Misty's latest. It's like Record Store Day with free delivery and no lines. ... check it out
$27 / Month buy
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The Sunday Hangover

1 Francisco Garcia Photography - Francisco Garcia (via Free York) 2 Beatboxing In the Cold - Digg 3 Photographer Spends 20 Years Documenting How We All Dress Alike - This is Colossal 4 The 10 Best International Films of 2014 - Florida 5 Knife Blade Art - Sploid 6 3D-Printed Pasta - 3D Print 7 What ... continue reading
MORE: Link Roundups.
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Entourage – Official Teaser Trailer

Ari, Vince, and the rest of the gang are back. Get ready for all the ladies, all the parties, and all the insanity of Vincent Chase's dime. While the show was great in little bite-sized portions, we'll have to wait if it holds up as a feature-length film. Ronda Rousey kicking Turtle's ass is a good start.
MORE: Videos.
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Tuesday Link Roundup

1 Marcus Hyde Photography (NSFW) - Marcus Hyde (via Mashkulture) 2 Inside Amazon's Secret Reading Lab - The Verge 3 The Best Beer From Every State - Cool Material 4 Making Pliers out of Wood in 10 Cuts - Sploid 5 10 Habits That Are Ruining Your Appearance - AskMen 6 The 30 Best Movie Posters of ... continue reading
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True Story – Official Trailer

There was a whirlwind of news coverage when Jayson Blair got caught plagiarizing in The New York Times, but it was just before that when a colleague of his was caught doing the same thing. Michael Finkel was fired from the Times for plagiarism right before Blair, but his story is one that gets far more interesting ... continue reading
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The Highest Rated Beer From Every State

Break out a pint glass, it's time to knock back some state pride. We pulled data from BeerAdvocate and sifted through it all to find the highest rated beer every state has ever produced. To be included, each beer needed to receive at least 50 reviews. Some of these you can find in bottle shops, some you have to ... continue reading
MORE: Features, Beers.
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Climb a Mountain with Conrad Anker SPONSORED

Hemingway said that "auto racing, bull fighting, and mountain climbing are the only real sports ... all others are games." Sometimes lost in the excitement of action sports is the true danger they possess. Mountain climber Conrad Anker knows this firsthand because an avalanche killed his best friend while Anker ... continue reading
MORE: Videos, Vice.
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Gift Guide: Last Minute Amazon Prime

Gift Guide: Last Minute Amazon Prime Okay, so you didn’t do any shopping yet. Remain calm and take a deep breath. While you have the option of dealing with the mall and all the underwhelming gifts it has to offer, there’s still another way you can go: Amazon Prime. With a Prime account, you can still snag ... continue reading
MORE: Features.
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The Sunday Hangover

1 Victoria’s Secret Holiday Shots - Instagram 2 Rusty Rods on the Highway - The Guardian 3 A Flush Screw Is So Satisfying - Sploid 4 The Real Kenny Powers? - Vice 5 The Most Amazing Science Photographs of the Year - io9 6 Making a Paper Mache Dragon - Digg 7 The 50 Coolest Men of 2014 - Cool Material 8 ... continue reading
MORE: Link Roundups.
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Red Wing Work Chukka In Charcoal

Chukka boots were once worn by British forces in World War II. The desert boot was designed to be lightweight with a strong grip to stand up to the rigors of desert warfare. For a style with that kind of history, it seems a lot of it was forgotten in the name of style. Red Wing has brought durability back to the chukkka. ... continue reading
$295 buy MORE: Style.