Once in a while, we like to play mad scientist with our beer. While there are plenty of amazing brews out there that are perfect on their own, there’s something about being part of the creation of something that excites us. If you want to play beer mixologist, here are some blends to get you started.
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Leave it to VICE to uncover the most epic boxing match we've seen since Rocky faced off against Apollo Creed. Except this is real, bare-knuckle boxing and it's far more violent than an HBO show or anything we've seen from UFC in quite some time. When you have half an hour, you need to watch this.
After months spent designing a mind-bending range of patterns, mastering the newest knitting technologies, and pulling impeccably dynamic color palettes, Nice Laundry is proud to announce their epic Fall/Winter 2014 collection. The $99 sock drawer makeover (18 pairs) is still their most popular offering, allowing you to load up on high-quality socks for a fraction of the price you'd pay anywhere else. Plus, they'll recycle your old socks for free. It's a perfect fresh start for fall. Cool Material readers can even get a special edition bonus pair and free US shipping with their first order. ... check it out
Imagine this: It's the mid-'70s and you're waiting for a cab in NYC. When one pulls up, the driver is Robert De Niro. While it sounds like a really odd and specific dream, De Niro did actually obtain a taxicab license, drive a cab around, and pick up passengers while he was prepping for his role in Taxi Driver. Here's ... continue reading
For the last month we've been celebrating beer's greatness by posting a quote relating to our favorite frothy beverage on our social media pages each day. Every one has featured original artwork and photography and was designed as a toast to water, malt, yeast, and hops. So pour yourself a pint and check out the full ... continue reading
If your holiday plans include skipping town to get some sun, there are a few essentials you should pack before you hit the beach. We rounded up some of our favorite ocean side gear so you can hit the surf in style.
Praying Drunk by Kyle Minor - $12
Kiehls Facial Fuel UV Guard SPF 50+ - $38
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This is not your average straight razor. Bison teamed up with renowned artisan Max Sprecher to create a straight razor that's built to be passed down for generations. It features a hollow ground blade forged from 01 carbon steel, scales (handle) constructed of ultra high-density carbon fiber uni plate that'll never ... continue reading
If you wanted to build a menswear brand just 10 years ago, you’d have to attend countless tradeshows and shake thousands of hands to get your name out there. But today, with the power of the Internet and social media at your fingertips, you can grow a brand from behind a screen. We interviewed 5 friends who run ... continue reading
Even if you live in a major city with solid menswear stores within blocks of your apartment, you still can’t beat the convenience of shopping online. The problem is finding online boutiques that stock stuff you actually want to wear. Here are 12 we frequent that’ll help you find some good-looking garb.
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Menswear, personal style artifacts and clothing in general are perfectly suited for the Tumblr platform. You can scroll through endless photos until you find apparel you dig and search out the items you want to buy. Of course, with over 30 million active users, some pages are bound to be better than others. So ... continue reading
The basic tools that go in a tool kit haven’t changed much over time. The toy set you had as a kid is probably remarkably similar to the adult version you have now. While the staples will always make sense, there are some innovative new versions that make your handy work a bit easier. Here a bunch we think should ... continue reading
If you haven't noticed, The Hill-Side has expanded their product line beyond the standard ties and pocket squares. To celebrate, the folks over there were cool enough to hook us up with a few items you could win. One Grand Prize Winner will receive a scarf, belt, tie, pocket square and watch band (a value of over $300), ... continue reading
Whether you’re already a father, plan on being one someday, or want some ideas for things to do with your old man, this list is in order. Each experience will impart a few skills and a few life lessons along the way. They also just happen to be bonding experiences each of you will remember forever (outside of the ... continue reading
There’s no question your dad would appreciate a card and a gift this Father’s Day, but if you really want to show your pops you care, crack a bottle of whiskey with him. Pour two glasses and listen to some of his old war stories so you can know more about the man who raised you. We’ve picked out a few really ... continue reading
The Evolution of the US World Cup Soccer Jersey
Let’s just say that the draw for the US team in this year’s World Cup was not a favorable one. Getting out of a group that consists of Germany, Portugal, and--recent nemesis--Ghana, will be a tough task for the Americans. If we do go down early, at least we’ll ... continue reading
The guys behind the Real World Business Cards of Fictional Characters, Invasione Creative, are at it again with a new series of World Cup and cult movie poster mashups called MOV(i)E TO WORLD CUP. USA searches for democracy on the field with E.T. Italia prepares for glory with 300. Japan becomes GOALZILLA. Check out ... continue reading