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The Real Story of the American Chopper

The Real Story of the American Chopper

We love the way choppers look. We love the way choppers ride. We love shows about choppers, reading about choppers and looking at choppers. We love the idea of taking a perfectly good motorcycle and chopping it to make it your own. As much as we know we love them, we're nothing b...

The Casper Mattress Is Engineered for Outrageous Comfort

The Casper Mattress Is Engineered for Outrageous Comfort

When you sleep soundly, you feel like you can conquer the world. So what if you could do that every night? You can with the Casper mattress, which has been obsessively engineered for outrageous comfort. The mattress, which is the most awarded mattress of the decade, will deliver the sleep you’ve been desperately craving by combining springy, hypoallergenic latex with high-density memory foam. You can even try the Casper mattress for 100 nights and return it for a full refund if you don’t love it. Plus, Cool Material readers can save $50 on the mattress with code CM50. It’s time to get better sleep.

Goodnight Brew Is A Parody For Beer People

Goodnight Brew Is A Parody For Beer People

You can get into pretty heated debates with people about the importance of published pieces of literature. We might not all be able to agree on Hunger Games versus Harry Potter, Tolkien versus R. R. Martin or favorite science fiction novels, but everyone can agree on children's b...

We Make Beer Tells The Story Of America's Craft Brewers

We Make Beer Tells The Story Of America's Craft Brewers

It wasn't that long ago when every bar had five different beers on tap all made from the same massive beer company. As time's gone on, some brewing renegades have helped us break these shackles and have tantalized our palates with interesting flavors in the process. We Make Beer...

The Beer Book

The Beer Book

The Beer Book is more than just a collection of beer ratings, recipes and food pairings. The Beer Book is a visual catalog of more than 800 breweries, beer trails and facts, organized into a guide with country and geographical areas. It's not exactly an encyclopedia of everyone's...

Angels Is 10x Better Than The Victoria's Secret Catalog

Angels Is 10x Better Than The Victoria's Secret Catalog

The Victoria's Secret catalog will always hold a special place in our hearts. It introduced us to sexy before we ever got a glimpse of Playboy. For the last 15 years, Russell James has been the primary photographer for the iconic brand, and now he's releasing this must-purchase b...

Bushcraft 101 Will Teach You To Survive In The Wilderness

Bushcraft 101 Will Teach You To Survive In The Wilderness

You can learn a lot of things from the Internet, movies and word of mouth, but sometimes you just have to turn to the professionals when you're looking for survival advice. When it comes to survival, Dave Canterbury is one of those experts. The co-owner and supervising instructor...

18 Graphic Novels Every Guy Should Read

18 Graphic Novels Every Guy Should Read

The days of graphic novels being relegated to superhero fanboys are long gone. Many are works of art that rival classic novels when it comes to story and structure. If the last time you read a picture book was when you were in some OshKosh B'gosh overalls, it's time to change tha...

The Monocle Guide to Good Business

The Monocle Guide to Good Business

Since 2007, Monocle has been our go-to magazine for inspiring our work. Now the business/culture magazine has released The Monocle Guide to Good Business with the aim of inspiring readers to find or create a rewarding career. With an entrepreneurial spirit and a focus on creativ...

This Book Celebrates Banksy's Stay in New York

This Book Celebrates Banksy's Stay in New York

If you walked the streets of New York City last October, it was not uncommon to see people staring at graffiti and asking each other "Is that a Banksy?" Answer, it probably wasn't. Now, photographer and writer Ray Mock has given us a little look back at the month-long Banksy vis...