Mike Newman

About: Managing Editor at Cool Material

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Tactical Mini Slik Knife SHOP

Don’t let its size fool you, this diminutive knife will make quick work of any task you throw its way. The tanto blade is razor sharp and sports a fine tip that requires the sheath to keep it under wraps. Perfect for piercing or slicing, the Tactical Mini Slik Knife is made for those who need an everyday carry knife that performs better and is more durable than others. Included is a small lanyard with a blue titanium bead to make it easy to carry around. ... check it out
$50 buy
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The Sunday Hangover

1 John Michael Fulton Photography - John Michael Fulton 2 Brands You Should Know From the Tokyo Gift Show - Cool Material 3 How to Make the Perfect Tortilla - Selectism 4 Searching For Porn Just Got Easier - Gizmodo 5 Browse Instagram Photos With No Likes - No Likes Yet 6 1890s Handguns Decorated ... continue reading
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Title Shots: Luke Rockhold SPONSORED

It might not seem like the laid back surfer vibe would blend well with MMA fighting, but as you can see in this episode of Moving Portraits: Title Shots, Luke Rockhold takes plenty from his surfing and skating into the octagon. Travel down to Santa Cruz to see how a lifetime of surfing and skating has shaped the middleweight's ... continue reading
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Decoded: How to Spot Fake Cohibas

There are more fake Cohiba cigars out there than there are fake Louis Vuitton purses. And just like when you’re studying a potential designer item, there are things to look for to determine if your Cohiba is legit. Here’s a breakdown of things to keep in mind next time you’re out of the U.S. and searching for ... continue reading
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The Canyon Commuter 7.0 Is Made For the City

When looking for an urban commuter bike, it can be tough to find one that marries style with functionality. Usually the scale dips too far in one direction. The Canyon Commuter 7.0 strikes the perfect balance. Not only does it look sharp with its grey brushed frame and leather accents, but it has fully integrated lighting ... continue reading
$2330 buy MORE: Bikes, Rides, Bikes.
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Tuesday Link Roundup

1 Sex Before Breakfast: Waking Up With Jasmine Lobe - Sous Style  2 Notorious B.I.G. x Grateful Dead - TWBE 3 Why Coke Is Bringing Back Surge - Business Week 4 10 Dangerous Works of Architecture - Flavorwire 5 GoPro Films Billiards Trick Shots - Laughing Squid 6 The American Ninja Warrior Workout ... continue reading
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Reclaimed Tropical Walnut Tool Boxes SHOP

The Tropical Walnut, or Nogal, is often planted in Nicaragua to provide shade for coffee plants growing below. After around 60 years, these workhorse trees are cut down in lieu of younger ones. Instead of letting some of this prized wood go to waste, it’s been repurposed and turned into these stunning tool boxes. Each is handmade from Tropical Walnut and features a tray for loose screws, nails, and small tools, and a space below for bigger tools. And while it makes for a tremendously cool tool box, it also looks good on your dresser holding your EDC gear or other small trinkets. ... check it out
$200 buy
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The American Ninja Warrior Workout

Like Liam Neeson in Taken, to compete on American Ninja Warrior you’ll need a certain set of skills. Push around all the weights you want, if you don’t train right, you probably won’t conquer one obstacle. We spoke with Aaron Himelright, a competitive rock climber and parkour enthusiast who made it to the finals ... continue reading