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If Celebrity Tweets Were Honest Part 2

It's not surprising that most of the tweets from the world's celebrity elite are watered down versions of their real true thoughts (unless you're talking about Kanye West). If they're even written by the celeb at all is often up for debate. We explored what we thought some honest tweets would look like in part 1, ... continue reading
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Vinyl Me, Please Is the Best Damn Record Club SPONSORED

Thanks to modern technology, we've lost touch with our music. We've waved goodbye to sound quality and owning our favorite albums. To fix this, get a turntable. Then sign up for Vinyl Me, Please. Every month they'll send you exclusive pressings of albums worthy of your time. Each comes with original 12" x 12" album-inspired art and a custom cocktail pairing. Past selections have included 'Lost In The Dream' from War on Drugs and many others. Sign up now and start with an exclusive pressing of Father John Misty's latest. It's like Record Store Day with free delivery and no lines. ... check it out
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Is It Time to Unfriend Them on Facebook?

There comes a time when you have to do some Facebook housecleaning. Your News Feed has become clogged with updates from "friends" you barely know and somehow you've been included in message chains you have zero desire to be on. Sure, at one time you wanted the most friends possible to prove to cyberspace that you were ... continue reading
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Apps We Wish Existed

In the last several years, Apps have become ubiquitous in everyday life. They have cute names like Shazam or Emoji, and do cute things like read barcodes or slice digital fruit. And while that's great, we at Cool Material sometimes wish we had Apps that could do... well, more. A few nights ago we got together, drank ... continue reading
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Urban Dictionary Scrabble

Do you know the meaning of the word oxyphenbutazone? Of course you don't. Spell-check doesn't even recognize it as a real word, and yet it's worth 41 points in Scrabble. If Scrabble wasn't supposed to be fun, there wouldn't be so many apps for it. We say to hell with the Scrabble dictionary, we're using the ... continue reading
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If You Actually Stuck With All of Your New Year’s Eve Resolutions

Now that our eggnog hangovers have worn off, it’s time to start on those New Year’s resolutions (like less eggnog hangovers). Despite proclaiming that “this year is going to be different,” chances are you’re gonna last about a month at best. But, what if you actually did stick with all the stuff you planned ... continue reading
This is a Gillette sponsored article that offers useful tips and tools on New Year's resolutions for men. (Thanks Gillette!)
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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