There's a scene in the first season of Peaky Blinders where Thomas Shelby (Cillian Murphy) whips his razor blade-laced newsboy cap across the face of a gypsy who just proudly insulted his family. In that moment, all the coldness in his eyes bleeds out on the screen. It's the kind of moment that makes you shout, ... continue reading
Your camera isn't just a tool, it's also an accessory. And while performance is still the most important factor when buying a new one, having a good-looking camera strapped around your neck has a certain appeal to it. For that, the new wave of retro-inspired cameras fit the bill. Here are the ones we think deliver ... continue reading
Season after season, Nice Laundry churns out the cleanest, most edited collection of socks out there. Their Spring/Summer 2015 collection just launched and the highlight is their “Sock Drawer Makeover," which is 18 pairs of fresh, high-quality socks for just $99 with free shipping. That's a fraction of the price you’d pay anywhere else. Plus, they’ll recycle all of your old socks for free—whether you’re a Wild Child or a Dreamer, that’s some Spring Cleaning you’ll actually do this year. Cool Material readers can even receive a special, limited-edition bonus pair with their first order. ... check it out
Location, location, location. The adage doesn't just apply to real estate; it applies to the world of craft beer. Some of greatest beers being produced might simply not be available anywhere near you. So what's a hophead to do when he wants to try some Heady Topper or Pliny the Elder but he lives in Texas?
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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.
Funny or Die Weather
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Inspiration LA is a menswear show with a vintage and rugged feel. It's full of brands that look back to old military pieces, motorcycle jackets, and stiff-ass denim for inspiration. It's all about style meeting functionality. And nothing caps off that look like a pair of broken-in boots; boots with creases, scuffs, ... continue reading
There's a revolution coming to your wallet. Soon, perhaps very soon, your wallet will become thinner. All those credit, debit, and gift cards littered throughout the sleeves of your bifold will disappear. Either people will start paying for everything with their phones, or the all-in-one credit card will become a ... continue reading
You know you're getting old when coasters become less about getting yelled at and more about wanting a cool set for your beers. Preventing rings is a huge benefit, but it takes a backseat to style in our opinion. If you need some, or you just want a quick DIY project, check out these rustic wood coasters that Mike ... continue reading
We get it. Valentine's Day is just a "Hallmark Holiday" designed to sell more cards, flowers and chocolates, but there's a very good chance your significant other will appreciate being wooed. It's not just about the presents; it's about having a reason, or an excuse, to do something special together. Once you figure ... continue reading
No other drink is as American as bourbon. Eastern Europeans can carry the vodka flag, the Scottish can bring their peaty single malts, we'll take a bottle of bourbon and a pigskin-loving bald eagle. And when you're stocking your home bar with some Kentucky classics (though not always from Kentucky), there are bottles ... continue reading
While you can't smell the pine trees or feel the early morning dew on your feet while watching a movie, certain films have a way of bringing you right to that point where you swear you can. If you have a bag packed for spontaneous adventure, here are some of our favorite films to fuel your (camp)fire.
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There was a time when "wagon" conjured up images of mom jeans, wood paneling, and mesh bags filled with more size 3 soccer balls than a Chuck E Cheese's ball pit. Those days are gone, and to prove it, Volvo sent us out with the new V60 Cross Country for an all-road adventure that, while stopping short of being an actual ... continue reading
When you hit your local liquor store or brewery in search of some new beers to try, there are a few we’d recommend keeping an eye out for. Some of these are brand new, some are seasonals making their return, and some were just announced for future release. So next time you’re out scouting some potential fridge-dwellers, ... continue reading
Every man needs a good wallet to carry around the daily essentials. Thanks to Attila from High on Glue, you don't have to spend hours finding the perfect wallet online because you can just make it yourself. His project details everything you need to make a leather wallet inspired by The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. ... continue reading
Need a reason to hit-up your local thrift shop? No, it has nothing to do with being extremely late to the Macklemore party, it's because you're about to be inspired to hunt your tail off. Zach Norris walked into a Phoenix area Goodwill in search of a push golf cart and walked out with an original LeCoultre Deep Sea ... continue reading
When it comes to stocking your home bar, you want an array of classic spirits, but it's also nice to have a bottle or two no one has ever seen before. A surprise glass to cap the night or something to mix up a fresh cocktail. Here are some of the latest and greatest we'd recommend looking into.
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