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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 day...

Bamboo Accordion Book & Magazine Holder

Bamboo Accordion Book & Magazine Holder

If you're looking for a clever, stylish way to display your collection of magazines, coffee table books and other conversational pieces of literature, look no further than the Bamboo Accordion Book/Magazine Holder. When opened, the 17" x 10.3" x 5.2" collator has five separate co...

Five Four Makes Style Easy

Five Four Makes Style Easy

Dressing well is an investment of money and time—or, at least it was before Five Four came around. Five Four is a men’s lifestyle brand whose mission is to make style easy and accessible. They do that by curating a monthly package based on your style profile and deliver 3-4 new items to rotate into your wardrobe. Plus, when you sign up today, you can save 50% on your first package with code COOLMATERIAL. Time saved. Money saved. Check out Five Four today and discover how easy it can be to keep your style on point.

Netflix Can Now Check Your Internet Speed

Netflix Can Now Check Your Internet Speed

In a project completely unrelated to originally programming and acquiring incredible BBC shows, Netflix has just launched Fast.com, a site that does just one thing: check your connection speed. Yes, there are other options out there, including the go-to Speedtest.net, but there ...

Google Home

Google Home

A little over a year ago, Amazon launched Echo, an always-connected speaker/hub that allowed owners to receive answers to questions, hear the news, get the weather, and much more without pressing a button. Now, Google has released a competitor: Home. Google Home is a similar alw...

The Best Stealth Knives

The Best Stealth Knives

While blatantly carrying around a knife is one way to make sure you don’t get attacked, it’s also a quick way to come off as a lunatic to the 99.99% of other people who don’t want to attack you. For a handy knife that’s a bit more covert, consider one of these. Each could...

'Game of Thrones' Clue

'Game of Thrones' Clue

Whether it was Tyrion in the brothel with the wine chalice, or Daenerys at the city gates knocking over assorted fire pits, the solution to your next game of Clue will have a certain Game of Thrones flair to it. While those might not be the exact pieces, the new Game of Thr...

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....

'Mr. Robot' Season 2 Trailerplay

'Mr. Robot' Season 2 Trailer

After watching  the pilot for USA's Mr. Robot last year, we went ahead and declared it The Best Show You're Not Watching. Now that you are watching—along with over one million other people—it's time for Elliot's second act, and if this official trailer is any indication, ...

This Summer's Best Movies That Aren't Blockbusters

This Summer's Best Movies That Aren't Blockbusters

Summer means heavy CGI and more superheroes than could fit in Stan Lee's brain. While spandex-filled battles are great for moving popcorn, they aren't always our speed. Luckily, summer offers plenty of films that aren't just about insane action. Here are the best movies coming ...

Mott & Bow Handcrafts Incredibly Comfortable Jeans

Mott & Bow Handcrafts Incredibly Comfortable Jeans

Mott & Bow is a NYC-based startup that handcrafts incredibly comfortable premium jeans. By eliminating wasteful practices and doing away with markups, they can offer those jeans, which are made of the highest quality denims, at fair prices. Complete with simple aesthetics, t...

PPK Rubber Band Gun

PPK Rubber Band Gun

If you're looking to change up your office warfare game—or you just want to get down with your inner spy—you won't find anything cooler than this PPK Rubber Band Gun. Modeled after the gun that Connery made famous in Dr. No and crafted from solid wood, the PPK Rubber Band Gun...

Amazon Programmable Dash Button

Amazon Programmable Dash Button

The latest Amazon Dash button is going to do something far more exciting than make paper towel and laundry detergent reorders easy. It's going to do, well, anything. The Amazon AWS IoT Dash button is programmable so, with a little know-how, you can use it to request an Uber, or...