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The United States of Good Beer

They say the way to a man's heart is through is stomach. If that's really the case, the fastest way to true love isn't through steak - it's through beer. Not the swill you used to drink in college by the 30 pack, the crafty, hoppy, malty palette pleaser that can be paired with fine diners as well as wine. Turns ... continue reading
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Robo Rainbow

Described as "a complicated technical solution to aide in simple acts of vandalism" the Robo Rainbow was created to tag up the streets with the perfect rainbow. It's a cool idea and a nice gesture (considering he could have rigged it to draw something vulgar) but what would have been really great is if it was a double ... continue reading
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Nice Laundry Sock Drawer Makeover SPONSORED

After Nice Laundry launched their Spring/Summer 2014 collection, they sold out of things within 24 hours. Now that they're are back in stock, grab as much as you possibly can before they're long gone. Check out their "Sock Drawer Makeover", which is 18 pairs of fresh, high-quality socks for $99 with free shipping, a fraction of the price you'd pay elsewhere. Plus, they'll recycle all of your old socks for free--whether you're a Rebel or a Prepster, that's some Spring Cleaning you'll actually do this year. Cool Material readers can receive a special, limited-edition bonus pair with their first order. ... check it out
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Vintage Board Game Paintings

We're all about the latest and greatest, but sometimes it's fun to look back at the vintage stuff that started at all. Angry Birds might occupy every moment we spend ruling from the throne, but it will never be Risk or Clue. Tim Liddy understands the nostalgia high we get from everything vintage, so he set about ... continue reading
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The 50 Best Inventions of 2010

2010 might mark the 25th anniversary of the movie trilogy with a lot of killer inventions (hoverboards, time traveling cars, down vests), but there are also a lot of pretty sweet gadgets that got invented this year. Time Magazine's 50 Best Inventions of 2010 starts with everyone's favorite fruit branded power tool/tablet ... continue reading
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Old Red Jalopy Posters

New versions of things we grew up loving are - according to Lucas and Spielberg - inevitable, but it doesn't always have to end with computer animated additions and donkey-faced four year old comedic relief. Every once in a while, an artist comes along and does some reimaging of their own; Old Red Jalopy did it ... continue reading
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Mattson Creative Dexter Posters

Most men are perfectionists. If there wasn't someone breathing down our necks about deadlines and parties and promises, we would revise, re-revise, and then revise some more until the task at end was never over. It shouldn't come as a surprise then that the artwork for movies and TV shows is constantly being reworked ... continue reading
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Dress The Part Movie Posters

Men's style, while certainly more static than women's, still changes on a regular basis. However frequent or subtle that change is, certain get-ups become iconic when featured in Hollywood blockbusters. What better way to showcase the awesome "suits" that famous characters like Gordon Gekko, Keyser Söze, and Patrick ... continue reading
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Zac Freeman’s Junk Portraits

The first thing man acquires after leaving the warmth and comfort of his parent's house is a junk drawer. As soon as your mother isn't diligently lecturing you about the collection of super glue, extra remotes, over-sized shears, paper clips, and everything else necessary to MacGuyver your way from here to Internet ... continue reading
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The Art Of Stanley Chow

Staying abreast in the world of pop culture isn't as simple as constantly staring at Christina Hendricks as Joan Holloway from Mad Men... except when it is. Stanley Chow is a UK based illustrator with an impressive portfolio of illustrations in that minimalistic style that's all the rage right now. Where most portfolios ... continue reading
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Halfanese

Francis Kmiecik, like most every other red-blooded male, has a penchant for hot women. But women with neon antlers, skeleton clothing, and giant tigers aren't frequently found (outside of Vegas) - so Kmiecik started illustrating them for his site Halfanese. Redheads, blondes, and brunettes with tattoos, fixies, ... continue reading
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Ted Vasin Paintings

The first thing you notice about Ted Vasin is that he looks like a painter version of a homeless version of a long-haired version of Hunter S. Thompson. And his paintings are equally as unqiue. Extremely well-rendered images are made in the contrasting styles of pencil sketch and vibrant abstract forms and organic ... continue reading
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