ROUNDUP

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8 New Beers You Should Know

When you hit your local liquor shop in search of some new beers to try, there are a few that are worth keeping an eye out for. Some of these are brand new and some are seasonal offerings just hitting the shelves. So next time you're out scouting potential fridge-dwellers, keep an eye out for these. Mint Chocolate ... continue reading
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Shopped Tattoos Uses Celebrities As Canvas

Have you ever wondered what Steve McQueen would look like with neck tattoos? How about McConaughey with eye tattoos? What about a sleeved Obama? Honestly, we hadn't either, but clearly someone did or else the Shopped Tattoos Tumblr wouldn't exist. We're glad it does, though, because these are awesome.
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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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Web’s Best: Recipes with Whiskey

Whiskey isn't just for sipping after a long day at the office. If you want to incorporate more of it into your day (who wouldn't?), consider getting creative and adding a bit to your cooking. Before you just go an pour it on your breakfast cereal (might be a sign you have a problem), check out some of the best recipes ... continue reading
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Tuesday Link Roundup

1 Can't Quite See - The Chive 2 Beer Geography - Pacific Standard 3 Playing Tetris on Buildings in Philly - Youtube 4 The Most Insane Truck Ever Built - Wired 5 The Letterman Couch Gag From The Simpsons - Youtube 6 How a Wiffle Ball Pitch Works - Popular Science 7 A Map of All The Distilleries in ... continue reading
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Hiki Komori Double Exposure Photography

Double exposure photography isn't new, but we all just remembered how cool it looks thanks to the True Detective opening sequence. Artist Hiki Komori (a reference to the Japanese "Hikikomori" that are recluses who seek isolation and confinement) takes the practice of double exposing a photograph to a level that even ... continue reading
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The 10 Greatest HBO Characters of All Time

With True Detective ending and Game of Thrones just starting back up, we got into an interesting discussion around the Cool Material office: Who is the greatest HBO character of all time? This turned into a passionate debate. Hell, the network has been putting tremendously complex characters on the screen for decades. ... continue reading
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Tuesday Link Roundup

1 Miranda Kerr for GQ - GQ 2 New York Hip-Hop Map - Vulture 3 Louis CK's Monologue From SNL - Hulu 4Literary First Lines With Rap Music - Mental Floss 5 Best-Selling Video Games of The Past 30 Years - The Chive 6 Who is the Fastest Rapper? - FiveThirtyEight 7 Navigating the World of Japanese Magazines ... continue reading
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Hands-On: Qualcomm Toq

We spent a couple months with the Qualcomm Toq to see if it’s the smartwatch you should finally spend your money on. After using it for that long, here’s what we found out: The Watch The Toq comes in a well-designed package that includes the watch itself, the charging base, a few micro-USB cables and some ... continue reading
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10 Modern Board Games That Don’t Suck

If you’ve spent any time on Kickstarter perusing successful projects, you may have realized we are in a sort of board game renaissance. We’re not talking Trouble, Mouse Trap, or Life, these games can get complex and reward your patience with a deeper gaming experience. Even if you didn’t hop onboard years ago, ... continue reading
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