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Wear This: On the Move

Wear This: On the Move

We live in a time when we no longer need to be tied to a desk, punching buttons until we punch out. Cords have been cut, and we're free to carve a path wherever we go. But for that kind of spontaneity, you need a style that can adapt to different situations. For a look that ...

Brooklinen: The Sheets You Need

Brooklinen: The Sheets You Need

Great sleep starts with great sheets. That’s why our friends at Brooklinen have crafted a set of sheets that will make your whole bed feel like the cool side of the pillow. They’re a team of sheet experts that cut out the middleman and put their products through a rigorous R&D process to ensure the optimal balance of quality, comfort, and affordability. You can mix and match their sheets to make your bed look as good as it feels. Plus, as a Cool Material reader, you can get $15 off your first purchase with code COOLMATERIAL.

Bucket List Bars: 25 U.S. Bars You Have to Visit At Least Once

Bucket List Bars: 25 U.S. Bars You Have to Visit At Least Once

America is full to the brim with bars and pubs. Even the tiniest village seems to have a watering hole. How can you possibly decide which ones to visit and which ones to avoid? We’ve scoured the U.S. in search of the most creative, famous, oldest and all around interesting bars...

The Best Turntable for Every Budget

The Best Turntable for Every Budget

Many of you reading this grew up with records because it was the cool way to listen to music back in the day. Vinyl is back in force, and it shows no signs of going anywhere anytime soon. Subjective elements about the listening experience and perfect systems aside, if you're goin...

3 Ways to Store Cigars Using Household Items

3 Ways to Store Cigars Using Household Items

We've all been there: the bachelor party/wedding/birth of your buddy's child where someone hands you a cigar you may want to smoke someday. The problem is if you don’t have a humidor to store it in, that cigar will dry out and become unsmokable in a matter of days. Whatever you...

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. WOTSOPEN It's two o'clock in the mo...

33 Horror Movies Every Guy Should See

33 Horror Movies Every Guy Should See

Horror movies are weird in that they can be both good and bad simultaneously. Scares can be served up with or without a well-crafted plot or a bevy of brilliant acting. They're cinematic anomalies. But while fear can be delivered on the cheap, here we've decided to focus on t...

48 Hours in Vermont

48 Hours in Vermont

There's no doubt that some of the best ideas are hatched over a few cold ones. And so it happened, one day in the office after a few beers, that an idea was hatched—a company retreat of sorts. But it couldn’t be the same old trip to talk about synergies and lean six sigma or ...

The Race of Gentlemen

The Race of Gentlemen

For one weekend a year, the beach in Wildwood, New Jersey, transforms into a retro, fuel-burning playground with sand being kicked up and blended with exhaust. The vehicles sinking their tires into that sand are old, and the drivers, with their dusty half helmets and oil-stained...

The Rise of Irish Whiskey

The Rise of Irish Whiskey

Irish whiskey is the fastest growing category in spirits. It’s growing faster than scotch, faster than vodka and faster than bourbon. “Consumers love its accessibility, and they love the fact that it’s different from all the more predictable whiskies,” says John Quinn, th...

The 50 Best Bars in the World

The 50 Best Bars in the World

It only takes one viewing of Bar Rescue to understand just how awful and sad a bar can be. Sure, it's fabricated for TV, but everyone knows a bar worthy of being on that show. So when you find a good one near you, cherish it. And if you need help finding a bar that really ge...