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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.

A George Costanza-Themed Bar Just Opened

A George Costanza-Themed Bar Just Opened

How do you honor the man who saved a beached whale from a golf ball-filled blowhole? How do you show you appreciate the guy ballsy enough to eat a Snickers bar at work with a fork and knife? How about dedicating a bar to him? That's right, everyone's favorite large walleted Sei...

The Best Breweries in America Road Trip

The Best Breweries in America Road Trip

Unless you have a ton of free time, plenty of disposable income, and a spare liver resting in your trunk, you probably aren't going to complete this road trip in one go. That said, if you did want to pull off the most epic brewtrip of all time, this is it. FlowingData used Rate...

Mad Max Wasteland Festival

Mad Max Wasteland Festival

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in the world of Mad Max? Wonder no more because it's a legitimate possibility. Wasteland Weekend is a yearly gathering that took place last weekend and blends the world of Mad Max with Burning Man. Dubbed "The World's Largest P...

Relieve Your Stress in the Rage Room

Relieve Your Stress in the Rage Room

Boss hit you with shit-ton of work right before 5? Have more errands to run than you can handle? Get a little relief with some time in the Rage Room, a new space in Toronto's Battle Sports Facility. You don some protective gear and spend half an hour taking a baseball bat to a me...

Tye Haus A-Frame Cabin

Tye Haus A-Frame Cabin

We'd guess 50% of our Instagram feed is dedicated to adventure porn, and it's making us want to ditch these keyboards and get out a bit more. First stop: Tye Haus. The A-frame cabin is nestled in the trees outside Skykomish, Washington, and sleeps six. Besides being a stunning 1,...

The Minimal Japanese Airport Terminal

The Minimal Japanese Airport Terminal

If you're flying to Tokyo, it doesn't matter if you land at Haneda or Narita, both can be fairly chaotic. However, perhaps there's a bit of hope for the latter thanks to the work of Nikken Sekkei, a Japanese architecture studio. The team redid one of the terminals for about hal...

Stay in a Medievel Tent at Leeds Castle

Stay in a Medievel Tent at Leeds Castle

You might not have to wake in the morning to stretch before your jousting match, but if you want a bit of a medieval experience—albeit a much swankier one—consider staying on the grounds of Leeds Castle. You can choose between eight striped tents that sit outside the castle, ...

A Map of Literature's Most Epic Road Trips

A Map of Literature's Most Epic Road Trips

There's an underlying theme of transformation when it comes to the great American road trip. That's why it makes such a great vehicle for wisdom and change in literature. The team over at Atlas Obscura are helping you recreate some of the epic journeys from your favorite reads ...

Hipcamp Is the Airbnb of the Outdoors

Hipcamp Is the Airbnb of the Outdoors

When people and groups buy up land to keep it from being developed, they have good intentions at heart. But those good intentions also come with a downside: that land becomes private property, and you never get to touch it. Hipcamp wants to open up those spaces to you. By working...

Compact Inner Tube Toiletry Bag

Compact Inner Tube Toiletry Bag

Even if your next trip isn't behind the wheel of a tractor-trailer, this Compact Inner Tube Toiletry Bag is a pretty sweet way to bring your bathroom essentials along for your travels. Crafted from upcycled truck inner tubes, this compact dopp kit even comes with a zipper pull m...

Hobo Eat Kit

Hobo Eat Kit

Call it the Swiss Army knife of the dinner table or Voltron of the flatware world because regardless of how you look at it, the Hobo Eat Kit is going to revolutionize how you dine on the run. It’s for all those times when that cheap plastic shit fails you (always) or you're wit...

Leather Cord Wraps

Leather Cord Wraps

Crafted from premium soft leather, the Leather Cord Wrap is the perfect way to pay some attention to all your cords and cables when you’re on the go. It holds three cables and two plugs and has a button-sealed pouch for other random accessories. Perfect for not having your cord...

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Jetsetter

Holiday Gift Ideas for the Jetsetter

You know the Jetsetter, he’s the guy who could fly to the moon on frequent flyer miles. Always traveling for business and a little pleasure, he navigates airports like they’re his second home. When you need a gift for the Jetsetter, think of something that would make his trav...