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The Pros & Cons of Poker Gear

With the final table of the World Series of Poker airing tonight, it's time to brush up on your poker espionage. If you thought that the World Series of Poker was just about rolled up aces over kings, free booze, and fat stacks of cash - you're wrong. The final table is also about appearances, and this gear will help ... continue reading
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Ironic Deaths

Francis Bacon Francis Bacon was a 17th century English philosopher, scientist, author, and all-around smart dude with a cool last name.  He’s widely regarded as the father of the scientific method, and often debated to be the true author of Shakespeare’s plays. As the father of the scientific method, Bacon ... 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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How To: Drink in Public

The US dollar is worth less than your POGS collection. Our professional sports are more drama than anything else. All the other countries in the world appear to have much hotter WAGs. But if there is one thing that we truly excel at, it's drinking. America may not be at the top of the list of Most Drunk Countries right ... continue reading
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The Biology of Getting Drunk

Image from The Hangover courtesy of Film Drunk It’s something we humans have been doing for ages, and it goes by many names: getting inebriated, plastered, wasted, housed, trashed, canned, trash-canned, and of course drunk, or, as it’s often spelled in text messages, durnkk.  It turns out the most correct ... continue reading
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How to Make Bacon from Scratch

Bacon.  It has a wonderful place in human history. Humans have eaten it for thousands of years, traded it as a staple of economies, and most recently, turned it into an internet meme. It’s no mystery why we have a love affair with Bacon. It’s the Christina Hendricks of meat products. The smell of bacon soothes ... continue reading
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Badass Barbecues

Memorial Day is right around the corner, so you're probably scrambling with all the last minute preparations for the beer fueled, grilled meat decathlon that is the annual barbecue. Since grilling is the ultimate display of all things man, your grill should be a reflection of yourself - and excessively manly. It may ... continue reading
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