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Full Metal Cruise

Full Metal Cruise

Full-Metal-Cruise-1 If you get sea sick just from stepping foot on a boat, this may not be for you. Not only will you deal with the waves, but you'll be doing so while headbanging on a stomach full of booze. This is the Full Metal Cruise. The cruise, which recently set sail from Hamburg, Germany, is packed with a few thousand dudes clad in black rocking out to 20 different bands. On board there's also metal karaoke, metal workshops, and movie nights at sea. We're guessing their not showing The Notebook.

Game of Thrones Characters from the 80's and 90's

Game of Thrones Characters from the 80's and 90's

You've probably been wondering what Game of Thrones would look like if it took place in the 80's. We mean, who hasn't? Finally, you can put this question to rest thanks to Mike Wrobel. The graphic designer just put together these seriously cool renditions of some of the character...

Squarespace Makes It Easy to Share Your Passion with the World

Squarespace Makes It Easy to Share Your Passion with the World

Make 2016 the year you finally turn that website idea into reality. Don’t worry, you don’t need coding classes or boring textbooks. Squarespace is the website publishing platform that allows anyone to easily create beautiful websites, blogs, portfolios, and e-commerce stores without touching a line of code. Not only that, you’ll get a personal domain and free hosting with every account, apps that allow you to monitor and update your site on the go, a free professional logo, and live support, 24/7. With Cover Pages, you can even create an easy to use single page website. Plus, as a Cool Material reader, you can save 10% off your first purchase with code COOLMATERIAL.

Beardvertising

Beardvertising

You spent a lot of time growing out that epic beard of yours, now it's high time you start reaping the benefits. Not just the benefits of having incredibly luscious facial hair, but actual financial benefits. Say hello to Beardvertising. Now you can cash in on all that unus...

Erdal Inci Cloned GIFs

Erdal Inci Cloned GIFs

Erdal-Inci-Cloned-GIFs-01 Now that we all know it is pronounced "Jif," we can go right back to pronouncing it the wrong way because it sounds better. If you want to check out some awesome ones by the way, take a gander at the work of Erdal Inci. Using images of himself, the Istanbul-based artist clones the motion to make some seriously mind-dazzling GIFs. Here is some of Inci's work.

Abandoned Luxury Cars of Dubai

Abandoned Luxury Cars of Dubai

Don't you hate it when you have too many luxury cars? I mean, how annoying is that?! You're always like, "Man, I don't even know where to park all these luxury cars." Well, it's actually a problem in Dubai. The city has been faced with the issue of people abandoning their hig...

Batman Tumbler Replica

Batman Tumbler Replica

We don't go around telling people how to spend their money (okay, we kinda do in a way), but we can tell when someone has spent their money wisely, and the gents from Team Galag have spent some $1.6 million very, very wisely . . . by building a Batman Tumbler replica. The street-...

10 New Apps You Should Know

10 New Apps You Should Know

10-new-apps-5.13 Since new apps get released at an incredible rate, we figured it only fair to keep you abreast of the best. Stop sifting through all the terrible games and little life helpers to find some gems and break out your iPhone or Android device and get to downloading some of these guys.

Making Your Own Penplay

Making Your Own Pen

We consider ourselves to be pretty handy. Drawing up and building pipe shelves, replacing floor boards and homemade kegerators are no problem for us. But this, this is a whole new level. A pen conceptualized, designed and built soup to nuts by one crafty dude and a CNC machine. C...

Daft Punk Doing Everyday Things

Daft Punk Doing Everyday Things

daft-punk-doing-every-day-things With Random Access Memories coming out in May, Daft Punk are once again riding a gigantic wave of popularity. Through a guerilla marketing campaign that has left fans in a tizzy, the duo has seemingly reached a new level of untouchability. Or have they? Truth is, despite the masks and larger-than-life shows, the dudes are really just like us. Don’t buy it? Here’s the proof.

Thug Kitchen

Thug Kitchen

Time to break out your motherfucking spatula, bitch. The Thug Kitchen provides you with food knowledge for your cranium without getting all Martha Stewarty on your ass. You're motherfucking welcome.

GTA 5 Screenshots

GTA 5 Screenshots

As if it's some sort of consolation for them delaying the mayhem another six months, Rockstar has released a bunch of new screens from the upcoming GTA 5. Even though the images themselves don't get us all hot and bothered, the idea of being able to rampage all over those locales...

Insane Daredevil Photos

Insane Daredevil Photos

If you have a fear of heights, just turn off your monitor now. The Ukrainian daredevil, Mustang Wanted, has a few photos from his fearless life to share. Dude is insane. Check out these shots of him hanging from buildings with one hand, walking along narrow ledges, and being a g...

Driven: 2014 Lexus IS

Driven: 2014 Lexus IS

Here at Cool Material, any time we’re offered an exclusive preview of a new automobile, we’re intrigued. So when Lexus invited us to spend some time with the re-designed 2014 IS sport sedan, including an afternoon testing its mettle on a racetrack, we couldn’t say no. So after a packed flight, we found ourselves in Austin, Texas smack in the middle of the annual South by Southwest Music & Innovation festival ready to hop behind the wheel.

Jorge Oswaldo Logo Paintings

Jorge Oswaldo Logo Paintings

Jorge Oswaldo's work is made "by removing corporate logos from their original settings, and applying them in a different context, Oswaldo re-contextualizes their original meaning with a hypermodern framework." So, basically, he takes the corporate logos that you'd be able to ...

Skateboard Guitars

Skateboard Guitars

Skateboard-Guitars Making guitars out of weird materials is not a new concept, but few of those weird material mashups end up look as good as these Skateboard Guitars from Buenos Aires artist Ezequiel Galasso and his company Skate Guitar. Ripped up, shredded skateboard decks painstakingly transformed from trash into musical treasure--and they sound good too! Unfortunately, we don't know much more about them then the fact that they look and sound great, but we still want one anyway.