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The Weekend Agenda

The Weekend Agenda

It’s been a rough couple of nights. Get a greasy sandwich and give your brain a rest. it’s time to kick back with some of our favorite videos and ...

Join the Cool Material Team

Join the Cool Material Team

Cool Material is always on the lookout for experienced writers and photographers interested in joining our team. If you’re a writer or photographer passionate about gear, gadgets, style or any of the topics we cover, we’d love to hear from you. We’re looking for creative pr...

Squarespace Makes It Easy to Share Your Passion with the World

Squarespace Makes It Easy to Share Your Passion with the World

Make 2016 the year you finally turn that website idea into reality. Don’t worry, you don’t need coding classes or boring textbooks. Squarespace is the website publishing platform that allows anyone to easily create beautiful websites, blogs, portfolios, and e-commerce stores without touching a line of code. Not only that, you’ll get a personal domain and free hosting with every account, apps that allow you to monitor and update your site on the go, a free professional logo, and live support, 24/7. With Cover Pages, you can even create an easy to use single page website. Plus, as a Cool Material reader, you can save 10% off your first purchase with code COOLMATERIAL.

Thrive Yamaha Scorpio

Thrive Yamaha Scorpio

Good and bad was the driving motivation behind this highly original bike from Thrive Motorcycles. They wanted to create a ride that could handle the worst of roads while looking like a stunning piece of art in the process. They succeeded. Starting with a 1984 Yamaha Scorpio, the...

Modular Headphones From AIAIAI

Modular Headphones From AIAIAI

AIAIAI isn't a new name round these parts, but they just expanded their range of headphones with the modular TMA-2s. With up to 360 different configuration possibilities for sound, function, comfort and design, the AIAIAI TMA-2 allows each and every one of you to create your own ...

Now You Can Play Scrabble On The Wall

Now You Can Play Scrabble On The Wall

You remember that app that everyone was addicted to for a really long time that made everyone care about Scrabble again? We're all over it, but that app, which will remain nameless, renewed our love of the word-making tile game that our mothers used to destroy us in when we were ...

Big Ass Brick of Soap

Big Ass Brick of Soap

Loofahs and squeeze bottles of linen scented body wash were not invented for dudes. Somehow we got swept up in the tidal wave that was these products hitting the market. It's time for that to stop. Thankfully, there are these Big Ass Bricks of Soap from Duke Cannon Supply Company...

Favorites From The World Beard & Moustache Championships

Favorites From The World Beard & Moustache Championships

Over the weekend, Portland hosted the Just For Men World Beard & Moustache Championships. Hundreds of contestants crammed into the Keller Auditorium to have their facial hair judged in eighteen different categories divided into three divisions. Yes, you read that right--3 div...

Get Ripped in 7 Minutes with This Workout

Get Ripped in 7 Minutes with This Workout

Early last year, the American College of Sports Medicine shared a total body workout that could be completed in just 7 minutes. It was perfect for all of us who eat meals on the go and can't always squeeze in an hour at the gym. But what if you want to pack on some muscle instead...

Bike Spoke Key Ring

Bike Spoke Key Ring

We’ve seen bike parts get turned into a variety of different things, but we’ve never seen something from a bicycle get turned into an item as simple and sharp as this keyring. Crafted from an old bicycle spoke, this minimalist key holster is basic but brilliant. Just unscrew ...

This Batman Branding Lighter is Hilariously Unsafe

This Batman Branding Lighter is Hilariously Unsafe

This might be the most fitting piece of Batman paraphernalia we've come across. Just like the Dark Knight operates in a law-skirting manner, now you can too with this little branding iron which snaps onto any cheap Bic lighter. Now you can go off and sear the Bat logo into steaks...

The Most Durable Cloth Bags Ever Made

The Most Durable Cloth Bags Ever Made

Decades ago, when tin was the "standard of toughness," Filson oil finished cloth earned the name Tin Cloth because of its durability and the abrasion and wind resistance properties. Obviously it's a super durable material--we wouldn't expect anything less from the centuries old o...

The Phone Cable That's Also A Carabiner

The Phone Cable That's Also A Carabiner

We could spend an entire week talking about the plethora of mobile charging options on the market for your iPhones, iPads, Androids, Windows Phones and everything else you might carry around that charges with a Micro USB or Lightning cable. Eventually, even the biggest battery is...

Bell & Ross Pays Tribute To WW1 Pilot With WW1 Guynemer

Bell & Ross Pays Tribute To WW1 Pilot With WW1 Guynemer

In order to fully appreciate the namesake of this watch we need to know a little more about the man himself, Georges Guynemer. In less than a year after he got accepted to pilot training (he was a mechanic after originally being rejected for service), he became a flying ace (5+ ...