Mike Newman

About: Managing Editor at Cool Material

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LG Just Made The Best-Looking Air Conditioner Ever

If you don't have central air, your cooling options are limited to boxy units that are a complete eyesore. Not only is the new LG Artcool Stylist Inverter V not an eyesore, it's downright good-looking. The slim unit is mounted on a wall and requires no plumbing lines (this is accomplished by either science or magic). ... continue reading
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MeUndies Sale – 30% OFF SPONSORED

It's been dubbed the "world’s most comfortable" underwear, and priced at nearly half of its competitors ($16). After years of research and development and a "24 hour" stress test, MeUndies has created the perfect, contour fitting boxer brief that keeps its shape all day and never rides up. The first 500 Cool Material readers get 30% off orders larger than $75 when using code CM75. Not impressed? MeUndies offers a full refund and lets you even keep your first pair. Offer excludes packs and French Terry. ... check it out
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Tuesday Link Roundup

1 Phil Knott Photography (NSFW) - Phil Knott 2 Barack Obama Went on Between Two Ferns and it was Great - The Verge 3 Working LEGO Keyboard - The Awesomer 4 The Train Scene from Skyfall Recreated in Grand Theft Auto - Laughing Squid 5 How to Make the Perfect Meatball - The Art of Manliness 6 Wes ... continue reading
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Traditional Japanese Higonokami Knives 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The higonokami knife was originally made in Japan starting in the late 1800s and is characterized by its lack of a locking mechanism and simple, protruding tang.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 is a collection of higonokami knives in a range of sizes that bring that tradition to your pocket. ... check it out
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Hands-On With The Mophie Space Pack: The World’s First Battery Case With Built-In Storage For The iPhone 5/5S

There are three main issues that arise when you depend on your phone for almost everything: Its battery life, its storage limits, and the fact that it seems like it has a desire to crack. The Mophie Space Pack is set to tackle all three of these. Available in either a 16GB ($150) or a 32GB ($180) model, Mophie claims ... continue reading
$150+ buy Related Items: Gear, iPhone, Phones, Tech, Tested.
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A Carpet Made of Old Jean Labels

From the iconic Two Horses Patch on a pair of Levi's to the modern incarnations on the back of designer jeans, the denim patch is a unique staple that sets brands apart. Instead of letting those little leather numbers head to the trash after a pair of jeans has been ripped apart, this company puts them back to use ... continue reading
$555 buy Related Items: Art, Home.