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Food & Beer

Food & Beer

Danish gypsy brewer Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø (of the bar Tørst and brewery Evil Twin) and Canadian chef Daniel Burns (of the Michelin-starred restaurant...

The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees

The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees

Rob Penn is an adventuring author, journalist and TV presenter who's ridden a bicycle most days of his adult life to the tune of over fifty countries on five continents. Penn's latest book, The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees, tells the story of one man's relationship with the a...

Five Four Makes Style Easy

Five Four Makes Style Easy

Dressing well is an investment of money and time—or, at least it was before Five Four came around. Five Four is a men’s lifestyle brand whose mission is to make style easy and accessible. They do that by curating a monthly package based on your style profile and deliver 3-4 new items to rotate into your wardrobe. Plus, when you sign up today, you can save 50% on your first package with code COOLMATERIAL. Time saved. Money saved. Check out Five Four today and discover how easy it can be to keep your style on point.

Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel

Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel

After years of Drugwars on the older graphing calculators (remember those?) you might think that you're an expert on the drug trade, but Tom Wainwright's Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel has all kinds of information you probably never thought about. Rather than investigating...

Draplin Design Co.: Pretty Much Everything

Draplin Design Co.: Pretty Much Everything

Aaron James Draplin is a logo legend. The graphic designer has worked with everyone from Esquire to the president of the United States. Basically, there's little chance you haven't seen some of Draplin's work, even if you didn't realize it. Now the master designer is putting ...

Kurt Cobain's Personal Items

Kurt Cobain's Personal Items

Geoff Moore is an LA-based photographer and director that's worked with everyone from GQ and Coach to MTV and The Red Hot Chili Peppers. In 2007, he was commissioned by the Estate of Kurt Cobain to document the treasures of one of the most famous members of the 27 Club. Moore got...

Honest 2016 Oscar Nominee Movie Posters

Honest 2016 Oscar Nominee Movie Posters

There are plenty of good, great, and completely ridiculous movies that are nominated for one Oscar or another, but the race as a whole for all the major categories is still widely undecided. The Shiznit took this opportunity to create a collection of posters based on if "2016's O...

Warped Turkish Cityscapes by Aydin Büyüktas

Warped Turkish Cityscapes by Aydin Büyüktas

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is a late 19th century satirical novella that describes a two-dimensional world occupied by geometric figures. The entire thing is pretty trippy, which is probably why it—and not Inception, which is what you were all thinking—is the ins...

How to Unlock Hidden Categories in Netflix

How to Unlock Hidden Categories in Netflix

Oh, you like funny movies? Here are some generic comedies and every stand-up special we could secure the rights to. ...Yeah, Netflix suggestions leave much to be desired. Luckily, there are hidden categories that can get you closer to the kind of films and shows you're looking f...

Reddit Made a Book of AMAs

Reddit Made a Book of AMAs

The self-described "front page of the internet" is filled with everything from video game references and famous authors reading books at sporting events to legitimate news and funny animal videos, but many people would agree that the best part of Reddit are the Ask Me Anything (A...

Squarespace Makes Creating a Professional Website Easy

Squarespace Makes Creating a Professional Website Easy

Make 2016 the year you finally turn that website idea into reality. Don't worry, you don't need coding classes or boring textbooks. Squarespace is the website publishing platform that allows anyone to easily create beautiful websites, blogs, portfolios, and e-commerce stores w...

Inside Chefs’ Fridges, Europe

Inside Chefs’ Fridges, Europe

At some point, every single one you reading this has seen an episode of some sort of culinary television featuring at least one celebrity chef. They show you how to cook everything from scratch pasta to an entire family meal in less than thirty minutes… but can they really be d...

Crafted Meat: The New Meat Culture: Craft and Recipes

Crafted Meat: The New Meat Culture: Craft and Recipes

While it might not be applicable for the herbivores reading this, there are few things that get most of us more excited than a fine spread of meat decorating a cutting board or cooking tray straight from the grill or oven. Henrik Haase, R. Klanten and Sven Ehmann agree, which is ...