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We’re Hiring New Writers

If you're an avid reader of Cool Material and have an interest in joining our team, now's your chance to do so. We're currently looking to add a few new freelance writers to our staff who can write in a style that fits the site. Writers will be responsible for feature articles on a weekly basis. We're looking for writers who are passionate and knowledge about any of the following categories: Style Design Tech Food DIY Gear Previous professional experience in any of the previous categories is a big plus, as is having previously published work. If you're interested in applying, send the following to: gig@coolmaterial.com Cover letter including a little about yourself Two writing samples Resume  
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Cameron’s House From Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

If you're looking for the perfect place to play hooky, you're in luck. The house Cameron's family owned in Ferris Bueller's Day Off is officially up for sale.  The 5,300 square foot home also comes with the well-known garage and all that natural light shining in so you can really appreciate your beautiful investment. ... continue reading
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MeUndies – 20% Off Your First Purchase SPONSORED

MeUndies doesn’t just make the world’s most comfortable underwear. The LA brand, which offers the highest quality underwear and basic apparel money can buy, sells happiness — and the proof is in the stitching.  Made with 100% natural Modal harvested from the Austrian Beechtree, the manufacturing process is completely CO2 neutral and produces a softer than silk yet supportive and perfectly fitting pair of underwear that’ll never ride up and will always keep its shape. Give them a try and get 20% off your first purchase and free shipping in the US and Canada. Not impressed? MeUndies offers a full refund and even lets you keep your first pair. ... check it out
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Middle Finger Paperclips SHOP

Don’t you want to show your paperwork how you really feel about it? Give those docs a piece of your mind with The Middle Finger Paperclip. Each box of 20 paperclips lets you get a little bit of emotion off your chest as you organize the random busywork spread across your desk. The Middle Finger Paperclip is ideal ... continue reading
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Pocket Artillery Mini Cannon

The Pocket Artillery Mini Cannon is kind of like the slow loris - It looks cute and tame, but it can do some serious damage. The little cannon looks like a harmless desktop accessory, it's nicely polished, available in some eye-catching colors and it seems like an ideal way to show off your eye for design and love ... continue reading
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Lit Candles

Now that 4/20 has passed, that little pothead in your life may be feeling a bit down. The bong won't be broken out with such fanfare for another year, and all that dirty water has begun to mix with salty tears. If you want to cheer him up and get him back to his giggling self, hand him a cake (or special brownie) ... continue reading
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Reader Survey: Help Us Improve Cool Material

Here at Cool Material we spend most of our time finding products we think you'll love. At the end of the day, we emerge from behind our computer screens slightly off balance from the whiskey we may or may not have consumed, hoping we've done a solid job. We know we're fans of what we're placing on the site, ... continue reading
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Code Cards

If you spend your days hunched over a keyboard like a code writing Quasimodo, you probably have little contact with the outside world. This isn't good. You need to keep up your relationships outside of dealing with internet trolls, and what better way to do so than by sending out a few Code Cards. Whether it's just ... continue reading
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SPONSORED: State Farm Jingle Hot Tub Remix

This sponsored post is brought to you by State Farm ® Like a good neighbor, State Farm ® is there—with a freaking hot tub. And of course, fast and efficient service when handling your insurance claims. How's that possible? It's the jingle. This catchy magic jingle recently got a sweet, ringtone worthy ... continue reading
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The Big Lebowski’s Stoner Cottage

Unless you are a big time dealer or have made it on the PBA circuit you might not have the cash to afford The Dude's abode. In fact, we're pretty sure the average Devil's Lettuce pusher or touring bowler couldn't muster up the cash to afford this compound but man would it be sweet. If you're a fan of The Big Lebowski, ... continue reading
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Gangster-Rap Greeting Cards

How many times have you been searching for just the right greeting card for that special someone only to find bland inscriptions like "I'm so lucky to have you in my life" when what you really want to say is how hot her ass looks in those jeans?  Finally someone has stepped up to the plate and given us the Gangster-Rap ... continue reading
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Mustache Rides Card

A smart guy will keep a stock of cards handy for whatever holiday, celebration or event comes up.  Every situation possible is covered.  That being said, we can't think of any situation where this card is called for.  You sure as hell aren't passing it off as a Christmas card to Grandma or a sympathy card for someone's ... continue reading
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Father’s Day – Not The Worst Card

SPOILER ALERT:  Darth Vader is Luke Skywalker's father.  Okay, that might be the most unnecessary spoiler alert ever (aside from ruining the ending of Titanic) but chopping off your son's hand, leaving him for dead and attempting to convert him to evil is not going to win you any "Father of the Year" awards.  If ... continue reading
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How to Survive Almost Any Attack

This is a sponsored post brought to you by Dial for Men. (Thanks Dial!) We encounter dangers on a daily basis. Some are easy to avoid - we'll pass on the money from the Prince of Nigeria - others are not. We'll assume you can handle a verbal attack from a crazy ex and an attack on your head following a ... continue reading
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Rapping Paper

As guys, we don’t know the first thing about presenting a gift.  We usually load up on Dollar Store gift bags, jam a few pieces of crumpled up tissue paper in there along with the gift and hand it over like we were some kindergartner offering up a piece of hand-painted macaroni art.  With any of these Rapping Papers ... continue reading
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Sossbox

We’re not here to knock Ziploc bags because they do serve a purpose – holding children’s Cheerios mainly – but if you’re going to spend some serious cash on a bit of organic matter (could be tea leaves or coffee beans but that’s probably not where your head is at) you’re going to want a better option.  ... continue reading
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