Mike Newman

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Ministry of Supply’s Gemini Dress Shirt Never Has to Be Ironed or Dry Cleaned SPONSORED

Most dress shirts are incredibly uncomfortable and require lots of upkeep. Not the case with Ministry of Supply's new Gemini Dress Shirt. Featuring 2-way stretch material design, the shirt is made for your body in motion. And thanks to a custom fabric blend that combines the temperature regulating PCM from their Apollo shirt and some traditionally structured cotton, you won't feel stuffy and sweaty wearing it. It's also incredibly easy to care for—there's no dry cleaning or ironing necessary, and wrinkles come out as you wear it. You can look better, feel better, and ditch the standard dress shirt hassle. ... check it out
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u-Jays On-Ear Headphones

The Swedes know a thing or two about stunning minimal design. While that's usually seen in clean pieces of furniture, here's a bit of it in a pair of on-ear headphones. Developed over the course of two years, the u-JAYS blend an authentic listening experience with a design that's free of unnecessary clutter. Custom ... continue reading
$200 buy MORE: Tech, Headphones, Jays.
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BOLT2 – The World’s Smallest 2.4A Battery Backup + Wall Charger SPONSORED

FLUXMOB BOLT is the world's smallest battery backup and wall charger combined. It's awesome, but based on feedback, FLUXMOB went ahead and improved on the original. Introducing: BOLT². FLUXMOB was able to double the capacity to 6000mAh, add a second USB port, and most importantly, they more than doubled the output to 2.4A. What does that all mean? It means you can charge your phones and tablets at the same time and up to 4x faster than standard USB. Despite these performance upgrades, BOLT² is still ultra compact. TAKE CHARGE with BOLT². ... check it out
$50 buy
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The Sunday Hangover

1 Nikko La Mere Photography - Nikko La Mere 2 Jay Leno Rides the Ronin 47 - Youtube 3 8 New Apps You Should Know - Cool Material 4 Wes Anderson Characters as LEGO Minifigs - Hypebeast 5 How Your Musical Tastes Change Over Time - Boing Boing 6 What Songs Look Like as Paintings - All That is Interesting 7 ... continue reading
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FB1 Race-Taxi

For all the love the VW bus gets, little to none of it is earned from its killer performance. That's what makes the FB1 Race-Taxi so wild. What appears as just a freshly painted 1962 Volkswagen T1 Bulli Van, is actually a beast with 530 horsepower and 558 pound-feet of torque. That power comes thanks to an engine ... continue reading
$N/A buy MORE: Rides, Cars, Porsche, Volkswagen.
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8 Grilling Hacks For a Better BBQ

It's the season of charred meat. For too long you've been cooped up cooking in a kitchen; it's time to get out. That means it's time to dust off the grill. But before you go throw some patties on, consider trying one or more of these grilling hacks. Each will help elevate your BBQ game this summer. Use Your ... continue reading
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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 days. 1 LOOK AT THIS: Summer Fun and Water Guns - Tumblr (Via This Isn't Happiness) 2 READ THIS: The King of Typography - Vitra 3 MAKE THIS: Rhombus Lights ... continue reading
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True Detective Season 2 – Trailer #2

There's no Rust Cohle, but with the second trailer for the coming season of True Detective, we get to see a little more of the four main characters—including a serious Vince Vaughn. And with lines like "My strong suspicion is, we get the world we deserve," it's still got that depressed, heady vibe. The season premieres ... continue reading
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10 New Books You Should Know

Whether you read on a tablet, Kindle, or still prefer the smell of a freshly cracked paperback, finding your next book is never easy. You could never read all the new releases each week, so we're here to help. These are a handful of the new titles we think deserve a space on your eReader or your nightstand. When ... continue reading
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Filson’s Waterproof “Dry” Bags

Filson crafts bags that are both set for adventure and inspired by it. Their latest collection is no different, but this time the focus is on adventure with a healthy helping of H2O: canoeing, camping, sailing, and much more. The "Dry" collection consists of five bags—Dry Day Pack, Dry Duffle Backpack, Dry Duffle ... continue reading
$35+ buy MORE: Gear, Bags, Filson.