Nocs NS500 Aluminum Earphones Are Tangle-Free

This isn't the first time we've talked about Nocs audio equipment around here, and it probably won't be the last. They consistently deliver high-quality products that look good. Their products consistently sound good in the high, low and everywhere in between departments. Most importantly, they spend a serious amount of time on every product machine sure it looks and sounds way better than everything you're used to hearing. Their newest design, the NS500, is a pair of earphones made with an aluminum housing that's been continuously refined since 2008. It's coupled with a three way remote for iDevices that includes a silicon microphone designed to remove burst noise and work in 360 degrees. It comes with four different-sized ear tips because ears are different sizes. The most important part ... 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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Tender Co. Brass S-Bend Key Hook

We could go on and on about the benefits of simplicity when it comes to design. We could even take a trip back and talk about the painstaking process of lost wax casting. But we're not going to do either one of those things because this brass s-bend keyhook from Tender Co. speaks for itself. Designed to sit flush with ... continue reading
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Word. Stealth Camo Notebook

Cunning, careful, and mysterious. For your private dealings that happen under the dark of night, there’s the new Stealth Camo Notebook from Word. The latest camo pattern from Word. Notebooks is an ode to life’s more covert affairs and secretive matters. Every notebook is designed and made in the USA and features our unique organizational system to keep track of your to-do lists and tasks. Pick up a pack and start your clandestine note-taking now. ... check it out
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Holiday Gift Guide: Exit Through The Gift Shop

We’d like to thank you for stopping by Cool Material. After you’ve perused the site, we’d like to kindly welcome you to stop by our gift shop before you go. Okay, this isn’t some lame museum with tasteful nudes, but we do have some gear in our shop that will make for solid holiday gifts. Here are a few of our favorite items that we stock. Sorry for the lack of tasteful nudes. ... continue reading
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The Standard Memorandum SHOP

Inspired by pocket journals from the early to mid 1900's, The Standard Memorandum is designed to chronicle a year of your life. Word. has teamed up with designer and illustrator, Jon Contino, to create a modern version of this storied notebook. The Standard Memorandum is laid out so you simply jot down a line or two every day for a year and are left with a memento you can save or pass down. ... check it out
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Billykirk Bandanas

You might not be the 80's rocker type who wears a bandana and crushes cans of Natty Light in dimly lit bars while you wearing a biker jacket. That said, these bandanas from Billykirk look so good you may just rethink your entire style aesthetic. Designed by Jon Contino (CXXVI), the 100% cotton bandanas are available ... continue reading
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The Pen Project SHOP

If you’re completely happy grabbing a cheap, disposable pen to use on a daily basis, The Pen Project might not be for you. If, on the other hand, you care about the thought process and craftsmanship that went into your daily note jotter, this is right up your alley. Ian Schon created The Pen Project out of a desire ... continue reading
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Cordito Cord Wrap

Traveling with cables is a pain in the ass. They get buried in the bottom of your bag, separated from the wall adapter or tangled up in all the other stuff you decided to bring with. It's even worse when you consider the fact you need to travel with cables and bricks for your iPhone and iPad, along with your headphones. ... continue reading
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CXXVI Zippo Lighters

Everyone should have at least one Zippo lighter. Moderation has never really been our thing, so we have a bunch more. You might too. They're classic, iconic, pretty much indestructible, collectible and incredibly good at what they do. Good design begets good design, so it only made sense that, eventually, Jon Contino ... continue reading
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Warby Parker Drafting Collection

Warby Parker all but revolutionized the way guys get stylish glasses. That's pretty impressive on its own, but they also did it in such a way that you also get a superior pair of glasses for a fraction of the cost you'd pay from the local glasses emporium. The latest in their long line of offerings, the Drafting Collection, ... continue reading
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Lace Anchors 2.0

There are a lot of important problems in the world that need solving. Waking up every morning and having to tie your shoes before you leave for the day is probably not one of them... but it's still a giant pain in the ass. If you think about it, it takes about 30 seconds every day to tie your shoes. That doesn't seem ... continue reading
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FoundersCard SPONSORED

There are plenty of "exclusive" sites out there that offer members-only prices on lots of things we want to buy. Most of them just require signing up with an e-mail address to get access to their deals, but not FoundersCard. Getting a FoundersCard requires approval from their team, but the wait and the process is ... continue reading
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