6 Better Gym Bags

6 Better Gym Bags

It's time to ditch the poorly constructed, pocketless black hole you call a gym bag and upgrade. You're no longer relegated to cheap, mass-produced bags that rip at the site of a locker's frame and organize your gear about as well as your kitchen's junk drawer. Today, there are ...

Great Sleep Starts With Brooklinen Sheets

Great Sleep Starts With Brooklinen Sheets

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.

Goods: Unusual Beer Glasses That Don't Suck

Goods: Unusual Beer Glasses That Don't Suck

When you think of an unusual beer glass, you probably think of a novelty item for sale at Spencer Gifts that’s sadder than the swill someone will put in it. That’s why, for the most part, you should stick to the appropriate glassware for your different brews. That said, it do...

Wear This: Day With Dad

Wear This: Day With Dad

Whether it was throwing a ball, driving stick or how to use tools, there are a lot of things your old man taught you growing up. Return the favor by showing up to spend a day with Dad doing, well, whatever he wants. Fill up a growler with your favorite local brew and enjoy it in ...

8 Books That'll Help You Earn Your First Million

8 Books That'll Help You Earn Your First Million

What would you do if you were obscenely wealthy? And before you start the whole, “Money doesn’t matter” trip, just humor us here. How would you spend your money? Would you invest it? Would you buy that car you’ve always wanted? Would you buy a mansion just for your dog? W...

8 Batshit Crazy Beer Events You Have to Attend

8 Batshit Crazy Beer Events You Have to Attend

When you envision a beer event, what do you see? You likely imagine a tented area with various beer brands and lines of people holding sample glasses. This claustrophobic, crowded atmosphere is what most beer festivals consists of. Don’t get us wrong, you’ll probably get to ...

7 Mobile Games for Grown Men

7 Mobile Games for Grown Men

Mobile gaming is at a weird point in its life cycle. Between commercials featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger telling us to set up air strikes, and the incessant Candy Crush notifications, there isn’t a lot of wiggle room for people looking for grown-up mobile entertainment. But be...

9 Things Every Father Should Pass Down To His Son

9 Things Every Father Should Pass Down To His Son

You might not have a son yet, but there's a decent chance you will some day. Along with the life lessons and skills you'll want to teach him, there are certain material things that you should have to pass down to him. Some of these you may already have and cherish yourself, others you might want to consider purchasing soon. Each will leave a lasting impression on your kin.

Wear This: Work or Weekend

Wear This: Work or Weekend

This summer, think versatility. Ministry of Supply’s adaptable attire means you’ll be ready for morning meetings, after-work drinks, and weekend lounging. Pair their Gemini Dress Shirt, which is made with temperature-regulating fibers and stretch material, with their supremel...

The 10 Best Rums You've Never Heard Of

The 10 Best Rums You've Never Heard Of

Rum is synonymous with the Caribbean, but the islands aren’t the only producers in the game. Distillers around the world are creating sugar-based spirits with fantastic results. With unique water sources, weather, and spices, there are plenty of new flavors waiting to be discov...

9 Bizarre Effects of Prohibition

9 Bizarre Effects of Prohibition

When the 18th Amendment and the Volstead Act were put into place, clearly someone had to see there would be more than a few unintended consequences. Some of the effects are well-documented, like the rise of organized crime, others are not. Here are a few of the odd and surprising...