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Gift Guide: The Cool Material Shop

Gift Guide: The Cool Material Shop We post thousands of products on Cool Material every year. And when we come across something we really love, we try to add it to our shop so you can hop right over and snag it for yourself. In 2014, we added more gear than ever before. Here are some of our favorite items that ... continue reading
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Pop Chart Lab’s Beer Prints and Products SPONSORED

Learning about beer doesn't have to involve a boring textbook. Beer is fun, so shouldn't learning about it be as well? Pop Chart Lab creates incredible prints and products—growlers, glasses, coasters, bar towels, and bags—that offer up stunning doses of brew-related knowledge. Whether you want an eye-catching print of all the breweries in the United States, a colorful Venn diagram of ingredients, or an incredibly detailed wall map of beer styles, Pop Chart Lab has you covered. Every item marries data and design and makes beer education enjoyable and eye-catching. ... check it out
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Wear This: Hungover

Drinking, whatever your poison of choice may be, usually results in a good time and some pretty great stories. The following day, however, usually results in questioning life and a well intentioned but ill-fated promised to never drink again. Hangovers are inevitable so unless you are going to stop drinking altogether ... continue reading
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8 New Beers You Should Know

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 brewery-only releases, and some were just announced for future release. Next time you're out scouting potential fridge-dwellers, look out for ... continue reading
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DIY: Copper & Wood Shelf

Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with your own two hands. Each week, we’re going to showcase one cool DIY project tutorial from around the web. Spend five minutes in any of our homes or offices, ... continue reading
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Gift Guide: The Lush

Gift Guide: The Lush For the guy who opens gifts with scotch in hand, there’s a lot you can get him that doesn’t have to go in his glass. Whether his libation of choice is a beer, a cocktail, or something stronger, let this gift guide point you in the right direction this holiday season. .container: ... continue reading
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Goods: The Right Winter Jacket

Goods: The Right Winter Jacket There are countless jackets out on the market today, and it can get to be a little daunting. Options range from super-casual to strictly business, and everything in between. Of course, your number one concern when picking out a winter jacket should be protection from the elements - ... continue reading
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Gift Guide: The Stoner

Gift Guide: The Stoner Forget Matthew McConaughey, Serial, and the plethora of ass songs that came out, the thing that had the biggest 2014 was weed. With more states jumping on the recreational marijuana bandwagon and medical marijuana receiving support from the likes of Sanjay Gupta and others, pot was hot this ... continue reading
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Gift Guide: Book Lover

Gift Guide: Book Lover Despite the rise of tablets and e-readers, the printed book shows no signs of going gently into that good night. And for the hardcover lover, 2014 offered up some really tremendous work. Novels are usually personal choices, so we recommend going with one of these reads as a gift this holiday ... continue reading
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DIY: Concrete + Iron Pipe Bar Table

Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with your own two hands. Each week, we’re going to showcase one cool DIY project tutorial from around the web. Much like the bench we told you about before, every ... continue reading
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Goods: Preppy Watches

Goods: Preppy Watches You need a watch. No, really. Enough with the mindset that your iPhone suffices for a timepiece - it does not. In fact, when someone asks you the time (or moreover, when you need to know what time it is) and you reach for your phone, you are further supporting your own dependence on technology. ... continue reading
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Wear This: Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving, in one man’s opinion, is the crowned jewel of all holidays. There are no gifts to worry about, no obnoxious decorations to put up and take down, and no fantastical holiday mascots. Really, your only job is to eat and drink and your biggest worry is whether or not that third helping of stuffing left ... continue reading
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Gift Guide: Outdoors

Gift Guide: Outdoors Only the boldest of explorers go out this time of year, but if you have someone on your list already craving a return to Mother Nature’s embrace, you can help them gear up for their next adventure before the weather turns. Here are a few of our favorite items that make perfect gifts for ... continue reading
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Goods: Deep-Fried Turkey

Goods: Deep-Fried Turkey You’ve probably heard two things about deep frying your Thanksgiving Day bird: 1) It’s extremely dangerous, and 2) It’s beyond delicious. Well, it isn’t, and it really is. Deep frying your turkey takes some preparation and a bit of caution, but if you follow a few simple rules, ... continue reading
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