Mike Newman

About: Managing Editor at Cool Material

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7 Ultra Hoppy Beers You Can Drink Right Now

There's no way to really measure "hoppiness." The term can refer to the aroma of a beer or the bitterness delivered by the specific hops used early in the boil. You can look at IBUs (International Bittering Units) for a general idea of hop bitterness, but that doesn't really tell the whole story. We decided to sniff ... continue reading
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Watch the Last Remaining Hand Manufacturer of Scissors in Action

You've probably never spent a second thinking about how your pair of scissors were made ... and for good reason. Like many simple objects, most scissors are now crafted by machines that churn them out by the case. In an age of soulless machinery, it's refreshing to see someone doing it the old fashioned way.
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Drinkwel Is The Multivitamin For People Who Drink SPONSORED

We down green drinks, work at standing desks and mess around with kettlebells to stay in shape, but that doesn't mean we don't enjoy knocking a few back at happy hour. Drinkwel is the multivitamin especially designed for guys who drink. The multivitamin was developed by two Berkeley grads to replenish nutrients, support liver health and process alcohol induced toxins so you can feel better about having those Double IPAs after you finish your run. Try it out, and if you aren't satisfied, they'll give you your money back, including shipping. ... check it out
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Smoked Chocolate Chips

How good are s'mores? Really, who was the beautiful genius who concocted that masterpiece? Now what if we told you that there was something that could actually make s'mores taste better? These are Smoked Chocolate Chips. Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery uses a cold-smoking method with alder wood to infuse these chocolate ... continue reading
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The Sunday Hangover

1 Cute Surfer Girls - Cute Surfer Girls 2 Martin Scorsese: The Art of Silence - The Awesomer 3 8 Ways to Make Your Phone Live Longer - Youtube 4 Strangers Slapping Each Other - Youtube 5 EA UFC Glitches with Commentary - Youtube 6 9 New Beers You Should Know - Cool Material 7 Proper Tech Behavior ... continue reading
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STEAL: Levi’s Extra 30% Off Sale STEAL

In an age when a pair of jeans can run you a few hundred dollars, Levi's remain a great deal. Right now, they're even more so. Already discounted sale items over at Levi's are currently an extra 30% off. Use code EXTRA30SALE through 7/2/14 to save on some new denim or other apparel. 1. Commuter Shirt - $68 / $35 2. ... continue reading
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9 New Beers You Should Know

When you hit your local liquor shop in search of some new beers to try, there are a few that are worth keeping an eye out for. Some of these are brand new and some are seasonal offerings just hitting the shelves. So next time you're out scouting potential fridge-dwellers, keep an eye out for these. New Belgium & ... continue reading
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A Rare In-Depth Interview With Rick Rubin

Rick Rubin is one of those people with a certain superhuman aura surrounding them. In this interview with Zane Lowe, Rubin actually opens up about his process as a producer, the creation of Def Jam, and how professional wrestling was a big part of The Beastie Boys. It's an hour long, but it's worth every second.
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14 On Point Men’s Style Tumblrs

Menswear, personal style artifacts and clothing in general are perfectly suited for the Tumblr platform. You can scroll through endless photos until you find apparel you dig and search out the items you want to buy. Of course, with over 30 million active users, some pages are bound to be better than others. So ... continue reading

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Tuesday Link Roundup

1 Justin Fox Photography (NSFW) - Tumblr 2 Are You Underpaid? - Vox 3 8 New Apps You Should Know - Cool Material 4 Game of Thrones Soccer Kits - Imgur 5 Surfing With The Perennial Plate - The Perennial Plate 6 What's the Biggest Company in Your State? - Sploid 7 America's Coolest Rooftop Bars ... continue reading
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12 Menswear Instagrammers to Follow

Instagram has given anyone with a smartphone and a few free minutes the ability to showcase their style without the hassle of launching their own site. With so much clutter, some just do it better than others. So if you’re looking for a few accounts that cover both high fashion and rugged Americana, here are ... continue reading

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