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Why Philadelphia Is the Best Beer City in America

Why Philadelphia Is the Best Beer City in America

When your city has an area known as "Brewerytown," you have to assume you live in a place with a passion for beer. While the breweries that populated that area in the late 19th century are long gone, Philadelphia's love affair with hops, barley, water, and yeast hasn't disappea...

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.

The 10 Most Interesting Quora Threads of All Time

The 10 Most Interesting Quora Threads of All Time

Quora is a Q&A-styled website where people ask questions, and other people answer and edit responses. Essentially, it’s the beautiful bastard child of Reddit, Yahoo Answers, and Wikipedia. Questions run the information gamut, and include everything from, “What does it fee...

12 Highly-Rated Wines That Are Perfect for Valentine's Day

12 Highly-Rated Wines That Are Perfect for Valentine's Day

So, you want to impress your valentine with a fancy bottle of wine, but you’re not sure where to start. The thought of sifting through the countless bottles of wine at your local liquor store seems like a daunting task. Plus, what do you look for? You can ask a clerk, but they ...

8 Honeymoon Destinations For Adventurers

8 Honeymoon Destinations For Adventurers

A honeymoon for the adventurous couple needs to strike a perfect balance. Enough climbing and riding to appease the adrenaline junkie, but combined with innovative cuisine and cultural escapades to satisfy the better half that enjoys the more cultural side of life. With that crit...

Making a Denim Jacket With Norman Porter

Making a Denim Jacket With Norman Porter

The denim jacket was first crafted in the 1800s for miners, cowboys, and other men who didn't mind coming home from work with dirt under their fingernails. And so it makes sense that one of the finest denim jackets we've ever come across is made in the blue-collar city of Phil...

Our 100 Favorite Beers of All Time

Our 100 Favorite Beers of All Time

Our 100 Favorite Beers of All Time We can't fathom a guess as to how many beers we've collectively consumed. Does a quadrillion sound too high? And among all those shelf staples, one-offs, and other brews we've downed in our day,...

10 Things You Should Stop Wearing When You Turn 30

10 Things You Should Stop Wearing When You Turn 30

When you’re a kid, you can get away with certain things. You can walk around outside in your underwear. You can spill spaghetti all over yourself, and not give a single shit about walking around in front of company. You can… Well, we have two words for you: Velcro sneakers. W...

How to Make Bourbon-Flavored Toothpicks

How to Make Bourbon-Flavored Toothpicks

The most satisfaction you get from a standard toothpick comes when you remove that one stuck chunk of steak from your far molars. Don't get us wrong—it's a glorious feeling, but these toothpicks will deliver far more satisfaction. Not only will they make quick work of rib nig...

The 8 Best Things Coming to Netflix This Month

The 8 Best Things Coming to Netflix This Month

The month of February will be bittersweet for Netflix subscribers everywhere. We’re set to lose cinematic greats like Bad Santa, Terminator, Big Fish and The Hurt Locker, and we’re certainly sad to see them go. But where there’s rain, there’s a rainbow. While we’re not ...

8 Up-and-Coming Cities to Visit In 2016

8 Up-and-Coming Cities to Visit In 2016

We’ve all been there: the disappointing weekend getaway, the subpar “hot” restaurant, the overpriced speakeasy. All represent the classic hype over substance dilemma (and the requisite frustration). For your 2016 travel plans, we’ve curated a list of 8 up-and-coming spots...