The James Bond Archives: SPECTRE Edition

The James Bond Archives: SPECTRE Edition

Three years ago, Taschen, maker of the finest coffee table books around, released The James Bond Archives, a detailed account of the makings of all the Bond films. Well, with the release of Spectre, that book is no longer complete, so the publisher went ahead and updated it. T...

Introducing: MVMT Sunglasses

Introducing: MVMT Sunglasses

For too long, sunglasses have either been affordable but poorly made, or solid but so pricey you’d consider taking out a loan to buy them. It’s time for a better option. MVMT is proud to introduce their line of sunglasses that aren’t plagued by retail mark-ups and cheap manufacturing. We’re talking high quality, stylish sunglasses for far less than you’d imagine. By utilizing the same direct to consumer model as their highly successful watch line, MVMT is able to make their own sunglasses and offer them to you for as little as $70. Even better, as a Cool Material reader, you’ll save 15% on your first pair. The MVMT continues.

Cinema Drivers Prints

Cinema Drivers Prints

Cinema Driver by Mainger is an absurdly cool collection of the cars, bikes, vans, motorcycles and other forms of transportation that famous characters were known for. Hankering for some Scooby Snacks? Check out the gang in front of the Chevy Van best known as the Mystery Machine....

Gear Patrol Magazine

Gear Patrol Magazine

The guys over at Gear Patrol kinda have a thing for adventure. So much so, in fact, that their adventure coverage has now spilled out of their site and onto the printed page. The first issue of their magazine takes readers to stops around the U.S., Canada, Chile, and Norway, a...

Stormtrooper Helmets for Animals

Stormtrooper Helmets for Animals

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is on the horizon, and much like everyone else, we’re completely stoked to see what unfolds in Abrams’ take on the franchise (even if Jar Jar Binks doesn’t end up being a master Sith Lord). New York-based designer Blank William clearly has a bit...

Prison Ramen: Recipes and Stories from Behind Bars

Prison Ramen: Recipes and Stories from Behind Bars

We've always been of the opinion that you could make friends over a bowl of ramen, but the experience was definitely not as profound as the one Gustavo "Goose" Alvarez had while he was an inmate at Chino. During the race riots, Alvarez and his crew fed ramen to their enemies, whi...

100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative's Guide

100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative's Guide

Learning a new skill on a regular basis is something that we should all be doing, but there are only so many real life applications for awesome Excel spreadsheets, animated gifs and knitting. Retired Navy SEAL Clint Emerson has put together a survival guide that is hands-on and p...

James Bond Cars

James Bond Cars

It’s no secret that the always suave and debonair Commander Bond gets around in vehicles worthy of his pedigree. And while Daniel Craig and Aston Martin seemingly go together like peas in a pod, the timeline of Bond vehicles is as varied as the actors portraying the role. Now w...

Book of Things Better Than Boobs

Book of Things Better Than Boobs

The Eiffel Tower all lit up? Nah. That first cup of coffee on a lazy Sunday morning? Not really. A good beer, a gut-busting sandwich, and an afternoon nap? Closer, but still not there. This is how we imagine Clint Thrust going about creating Book of Things Better Than Boobs....

The Myriad Monikers of Metropolis Menaces

The Myriad Monikers of Metropolis Menaces

Lex Luthor. Nzykmulk. Zod. Vyndktvx. Bizarro. Ferlin Nyxly. Dollmaker. Mr. Mxyzptlk. Over the years, the Man of Steel has saved Metropolis and other parts of the universe from a whole host of baddies that, quite frankly, are almost impossible to remember. Pop Chart Lab is here wi...

Jati Putra Pratama's Surreal Instagram Pictures

Jati Putra Pratama's Surreal Instagram Pictures

If Salvador Dali had Instagram, his account might have looked something like Jati Putra Pratama's. The graphic designer and artist from Indonesia plays with his photographs and turns them into surrealist works of art. Check out some of our favorites here, and give him a follow on...