Olympic Stadiums After the Games

Olympic Stadiums After the Games

From the Ski Jump Tower in Cortina D'ampezzo, Italy, during the 1956 Winter Olympics and the Bobsled Track in Sarajevo during the 1984 Winter Olympics, to the swimming pool in Berlin during the 1936 Summer Olympics and the Olympic Canoe and Kayak Slalom Center in Athens during th...

Beckett Simonon's Nolan Brogue Boots

Beckett Simonon's Nolan Brogue Boots

Handmade in a small factory in Portugal out of full grain Italian calfskin leather, the Nolan Brogue Boots from Beckett Simonon are a piece of everyday luxury. Not only does the timeless style allow the boots to work in both formal and casual settings, but their build, which is highlighted by a high-quality rubber sole perfect for any weather or terrain, allows them to last for generations. Oh, and that stunning leather? It’s finished by hand with shea butter and natural carnauba wax and will only look better with age. Each pair is made-to-order so Beckett Simonon can pass savings on to you.

7 Video Games with Crazy Cult Followings

7 Video Games with Crazy Cult Followings

By every measurable standard, video games and the way we play them have advanced with technology over the last few years. They are more detailed, more complex, and more immersive than ever before. But newer isn’t always better. Some games are, quite frankly, timeless. Even w...

The 10 Best New Things on Netflix This Month

The 10 Best New Things on Netflix This Month

August is shaping up to be a hell of a month for Netflix subscribers, which is a pretty noticeable contrast to the preceding few. We’re not saying things have been awful, but we definitely don’t think we’re alone in noticing Netflix’s dedication to promoting their unique ...

Late, Boozy Nights in Paris with Rémy Martin

Late, Boozy Nights in Paris with Rémy Martin

If there's one thing I've learned in life, it's this: When a dude sends you an email at 9:00 on a Wednesday morning asking if you'd like to go to Paris (and they aren't a Nigerian prince trying to wire you money), you take it—no questions asked. The crew at Cool Material teame...

10 Books That Will Make You Seem Smarter Than You Really Are

10 Books That Will Make You Seem Smarter Than You Really Are

Books, and the ability to print them in mass, changed the course of human history. No longer was learning confined to an educated elite. Fast forward 560 years and we have more options than ever for learning, including podcasts, YouTube videos, and infographics. Yet, books still...

This Land Rover Defender Is Inspired by NASCAR

This Land Rover Defender Is Inspired by NASCAR

Land Rover Defenders are supposed to be vehicles you can take anywhere, but what about whipping them through countless left turns or flogging them past 200mph? Yasid Design dreamed up a Land Rover Defender rendering inspired by NASCAR that looks so good it seems like something th...

2016 iPhone Photography Award Winners

2016 iPhone Photography Award Winners

With thousands of entries submitted from 139 countries around the world, it should come as no surprise that there were a lot of fantastic images submitted to the 2016 iPhone Photography Awards. What is surprising is the quality of images selected across the board for the 1st, 2nd...

Great Documentaries that Sound Boring AF

Great Documentaries that Sound Boring AF

Documentary film is perhaps one of the most compelling film genres ever created. When you find a good documentary, it doesn’t just keep your attention for a couple hours, it makes you feel; it compels you to act. A good documentary stays with you long after it ends, and changes...

'The Warriors' Is Being Made Into a TV Show

'The Warriors' Is Being Made Into a TV Show

The 1979 cult classic film The Warriors is being adapted into a TV show with Paramount and Hulu by none other than Joe and Anthony Russo. If you're not familiar with The Warriors, it was a thriller directed by Walter Hill, based on Sol Yurick's 1965 novel, that centers on a gang...

Mad Max: Fury Road Black & Chrome Cut

Mad Max: Fury Road Black & Chrome Cut

Mad Max: Fury Road was one of favorite movies of 2015 for all the same reasons that you loved it, but the award-winning film is going to get even better this year with the release of the Mad Max: Fury Road "Black and Chrome" cut. The black and white cut is part of the upcoming Ma...

The 9 Best New Things on Netflix This Month

The 9 Best New Things on Netflix This Month

July is going to be a pretty tough month for Netflixers everywhere. We’re losing some real classics: Cheech & Chong’s Up In Smoke, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, A Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey (the original!), The Perfect Storm, and quite a few others. Tot...