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10 New Books You Should Read

10 New Books You Should Read

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 ...

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.

7 Great Cocktails Under 200 Calories

7 Great Cocktails Under 200 Calories

The problem with resolutions is that it’s really hard to keep them. If you've decided to get in shape, you’ll probably start working out, but eating (and drinking) healthy won’t be easy. It’s laughable to think that you’ll stop all of your vices. You'll probably cut dow...

Our 10 Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

Our 10 Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

We won’t even try to pretend that 2015 wasn’t an excellent year for film. Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Hateful 8, Jurassic World, The Fantastic Four, Spectre; the list just goes on and on. That said, 2016 has some pretty big shoes to fill. Luckily, there are some solid c...

Double-Digit Brews: Our 15 Favorite Big Beers

Double-Digit Brews: Our 15 Favorite Big Beers

Let's be honest, for all the hoppy aroma, bourbon barrel notes, and fruity esters of a given beer, its greatest asset is its ability to make you feel good. And some nights you want to get socially lubricated quicker than others. Luckily, on those occasions, you don't have to ...

8 Scientific Studies That Prove Beer Is Good For You

8 Scientific Studies That Prove Beer Is Good For You

A 110-Year-Old woman in Englewood, New Jersey, named Agnes Fenton drinks three beers and a shot of whiskey every day. That’s a good enough reason for me to believe that beer drinking is good for your health. There might not be any factual reasons to assume that beer consumption...

6 RC Cars For Grown Men

6 RC Cars For Grown Men

Every kid grows up with the aspiration to some day own a cool car. Whether they want to drag race down the boulevard in their very own ‘Vette, or climb rocks the size of sedans in a Wrangler, or drift perfect figure eights in the high school parking lot in their turbo’d Supra...

New Year's Resolutions That Will Make You a Better Man

New Year's Resolutions That Will Make You a Better Man

Another year has come and gone, and only foolish men believe they did everything right. In fact, the best men are those who can look back on a great year and find ways to improve for next. So even if we didn’t conceptualize at least a part of this story in the parking lot of a ...

The 10 Best Things Coming to Netflix This Month

The 10 Best Things Coming to Netflix This Month

Netflix never ceases to amaze us with its incredible selection of the world’s best—and most God-f*cking-awful—programming. Standup comedy, quirky cartoons, top-tier movies, classics, and even programming of its own, the digital pseudo-network is revolutionizing the way peop...

Wear This: City Blizzard

Wear This: City Blizzard

Welp, the latest Snowpocalypse Snowmageddon Snowzilla snOMG kaisersnoze (yes, they have a Wikipedia page) ridiculous snowfall has finally landed, and it's time to get prepared for a city blizzard. Whether you're venturing outside on a fluffy adventure, assaulting friends with ...

What Top Bartenders are Drinking This New Year's Eve

What Top Bartenders are Drinking This New Year's Eve

Bartenders don’t just enjoy mixing up cocktails for you, they like to drink too. This is especially true if they have had a ridiculously busy night. One of the busiest nights of the year is New Year's Eve. Bartenders all across the U.S. will be joining in on the revelry while h...

8 New Apps You Should Know

8 New Apps You Should Know

Instead of wading through the massive amount of new app releases searching for a few diamonds in the rough, just let us be your guide. This is a collection of our favorite new apps for both iOS and Android for your downloading pleasure. AmpMe No party is complete without mu...

Our 12 Most Popular Products of 2015

Our 12 Most Popular Products of 2015

Flaming Hoverboards notwithstanding, it's been a pretty great year for gear and gadgets. We know because we spend our days searching out the best of the best. With the year coming to an end, we felt it was time to look back at 2015 and see the items you guys were digging the m...

Our 12 Most Popular Features of 2015

Our 12 Most Popular Features of 2015

We churned out a lot of Features in 2015, especially when you consider how many of our "work" hours were spent watching Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailers. Of all those Feature posts, these were the ones you guys were reading the most, the ones that were shared and clicked ...