It doesn't matter if you're a member of the Mac or PC camp, the universal truth about laptops is that all chargers suck. FINsix is going to change all of that with the Dart adapter. Using patented MIT technology (FINsix was founded by a team of MIT grad students) called very high frequency (VHF) power conversion, the ... continue reading
The Spencer Collection from Brooklyn based design studio Design Unsanctioned is everything that's right with modern design influenced by the past. The Spencer Collection includes a Mini Bottle Opener, Bottle Opener, Key Hook and a Leather Key Fob. Each of the pieces is slightly different, but they all have a uniquely ... continue reading
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
We'd recommend aging some of those barley wines you've got for a few years for a smoother profile, but aging something 3,300? That's nuts. While this beer isn't aged long, it is based on a recipe that predates any brew you've downed in your time. Egtved Girl's Brew is based on a recipe from the Bronze Age that was ... continue reading
Bikes are some of the most personalized products on the market. Every option is not going to work for every person off the line, so manufacturers generally tend to give you lots of customizations when you're ordering. All of this is independent from any third party modifications you want to make to the bike yourself. ... continue reading
If you’re in the market for a portable vaporizer, you’ve probably heard of the Pax. The sleek and discreet device from Ploom has been called the iPod of vaporizers. We took one for a spin to see if it’s worth the $250 price tag.
What is it?
A loose-leaf vaporizer that easily fits in your hand or in your pocket. ... continue reading
To actually steal a car from the New York International Auto Show would take some Mission Impossible-style planning. Even if you could snag the keys to one of the rides, maneuver your way out of the Jacob Javits Center, and get the car on the streets past the hot dog vendors and roasted nuts guys, you'd still have ... continue reading
We've been adding new watches to the Cool Material shop on just about a weekly basis over the last few months, and now's your time to pick one up and save a few bucks in the process. From now until 4/21/14, every watch in our shop is 15% off. Maybe snag one for each wrist. ... check it out
No one is knocking your standard bacon and you can get some decent sausages at your local store, but if you want to step your meat game up a notch, check out the online offerings from Smoking Goose. The company offers interesting links like Smoked Duck Pear Port, Smoked Kitchen Sink Sausage, and Smoked Merguez, along ... continue reading
This isn't the first time we've talked about Nocs audio equipment around here, and it probably won't be the last. They consistently deliver high-quality products that look good. Their products consistently sound good in the high, low and everywhere in between departments. Most importantly, they spend a serious amount ... continue reading
There's something about seeing an aggressive front-end in your rear-view mirror that just gets your pulse going. We walked the floor at this year's New York International Auto Show to snap some of the grills that caught our attention.
What drives you? What's the one thing that pushes you ahead of the pack? What's your MOMENTUM? Sennheiser , and their incredibly detailed MOMENTUM headphones, want to discover yours. First, check out the video to see how artists like Eklips and Nik Nowak express their MOMENTUM, and then find that creative spark in ... continue reading
I acquired this vintage Rawlings umpire clicker a few years back. It has been a solid reminder to me to always keep track of what is going on, no matter how busy you are. Nobody can take an Ump seriously that doesn't know the count.
Everyone has at least one cutting board in their kitchen, but if it's not an edge or end grain piece of natural wood then it's probably time for an upgrade. Here's the thing with the cutting boards we're all used to--they're not as good as all of us originally thought. The creator of the iBlock, Nils Wessell, elaborates ... continue reading