Mike Newman

About: Managing Editor at Cool Material

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Solid Brass Top SHOP

This Brass EDC Top from J.L. Lawson & Co. is a Cool Material exclusive. Like the original, it’s hand-turned from a solid bar of brass and is able to spin anywhere from 5-7 minutes*. It does, however, have a slightly unique design compared to the original. Unlike other cheap tops, this could be considered an heirloom toy, your totem, and something you can pass down for generations. ... check it out
$49 buy
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2016 Ford Shelby GT350

If you dreamed of owning a muscle car as a kid, the blue racing stripes that ran across a cream-colored Shelby Mustang was what got your mind racing at night. Now the iconic name has returned with the announcement of the 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350. While it's actually the work of Ford's SVT group and not Shelby ... continue reading
$TBD buy MORE: Rides, Ford, Mustang, Shelby.
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Last Minute Gifts Delivered by 12/24 SHOP

Still hunting for holiday gifts? With tons of gifts for guys still in stock, the Cool Material Shop has you covered with Guaranteed Delivery by 12/24. During checkout just select 'Holiday Shipping' and we'll be sure to ship your order with enough time to get it under the tree. Plus, when you spend $200 or more, you'll get 'Free Guaranteed Delivery' by 12/24. ... check it out
$9+ buy
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You Can Own The Godfather Mansion

If you want to feel like Don Corleone, you could toss a few marbles in your mouth and calmly pet a cat, or your could pony up $2.89M to own the mansion from The Godfather. The 6,248-square-foot Staten Island home where parts of the film was shot is now on the market. While you only saw the outside of the home in the ... continue reading
$2.89M buy MORE: Home, Houses, The Godfather.
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Higonokami Mini Knife SHOP

The higonokami knife was originally made in Japan starting in the late 1800s and is characterized by its lack of a locking mechanism and simple, protruding tang. The style was exceedingly popular in Japan until 1961 when blades were banned. Still, a few craftsmen carry on the tradition today. This mini version is ideal for tossing on your keychain or on a necklace or lanyard. The small, handmade blade will always be at your side and ready for the task at hand. ... check it out
$23 buy
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The Sunday Hangover

1 Chiara Moreira - Ice Models 2 High Maintenance - Vimeo 3 America’s Favorite Hamburgers, In One Map - Vox 4 Cooking the Entire Alinea Cookbook - Digg 5 Schick’s Brilliant Hydro Groomer Ad - Youtube 6 The Best Books Under 100 Pages - Cool Material 7 Steak Cuts Explained - Youtube 8 Kickstarter ... continue reading
MORE: Link Roundups.
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The Outlink Outlet Monitors Your Energy Use

If you really want to save a few bucks, start making small changes in your energy usage. It might take a little while to add up, but you'll be no worse for the changes and will have a few extra bills in your wallet. A small way to start is with Outlink. The outlet lets you monitor your energy usage and even turn it ... continue reading
$50 buy MORE: Home, Outlets.
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Don’t Fucking Procrastinate Mug SHOP

Your first cup of coffee is meant to kickstart your productivity at work. What it usually does, however, is make you scroll through Twitter and Facebook at an incredible rate. Pour your morning joe into the Don’t Fucking Procrastinate Mug and that won’t be the issue. The subdued, black on black mug gives you a little dose of motivation whenever you down some coffee. Now get to work. ... check it out
$17 buy
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Cast Iron Skull Dish

You don’t need a bulky valet for your keys and spare change, this Skull Cast Iron Dish does the trick and looks far better. Each is crafted from solid cast iron and is both handmade and hand-painted. At 4.5” x 3.5” x 1”, it’s perfect for small loose items or for just adding a touch of intrigue to your coffee ... continue reading
$20 buy MORE: Home.
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The DJI Inspire 1 Drone Shoots 4K Video

While we don't need a drone to reenact scenes from Homeland, we would like one to film our epic stunts and wildly stupid shit. For video quality that matches our grand ambitions, DJI has released the Inspire 1. The drone captures 4K video and boasts a stabilization system that will keep your work from looking like ... continue reading
$2900 buy MORE: Tech, DJI, Drones.
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Herb Is a Gourmet Cannabis Cookbook

A stoner cannot survive on brownies alone. Herb is a cookbook that will take cooking with cannabis to another level. Instead of simply making cannabutter and using it in some gut-bombs, Herb gives you hundreds of recipes to make gourmet meals that all include weed. From soups to steaks, you'll be greeted with a new ... continue reading
$37 buy MORE: Media, Cannabis, Cookbooks.