We don't consider ourselves anything more than human iPods when it comes to "DJing" parties, but that doesn't make the upcoming Midi Fighter Twister from DJ Tech Tools any less awesome. DJ Tech Tools built the entire project around community submitted designs and ended up with a MIDI controller with more knobs, buttons ... continue reading
Buying an electric vehicle of any sort that can only take you a handful of miles on a charge is fairly pointless. The Johammer J1 Electric Motorcycle delivers far more range for a slightly robust price tag. The bike sports a totally fresh look with just a bit of old-school Vespa charm, and can hit speeds of over 75 ... continue reading
It's been dubbed the "world’s most comfortable" underwear, and priced at nearly half of its competitors ($16). After years of research and development and a "24 hour" stress test, MeUndies has created the perfect, contour fitting boxer brief that keeps its shape all day and never rides up. The first 500 Cool Material readers get 30% off orders larger than $75 when using code CM75. Not impressed? MeUndies offers a full refund and lets you even keep your first pair. Offer excludes packs and French Terry.
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Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Across America might be the coolest craft beer festival yet. They teamed up with twelve different breweries (Ninkasi, New Glarus, 3 Floyds, Oskar Blues, Russian River, Bell's, Cigar City, Allagash, Victory, Asheville Brewers Alliance, Ballast Point and Firestone Walker) to make twelve different ... continue reading
You'd think with all the knives we have lying around we wouldn't have to use our keys for anything other than opening doors. And yet, we still using them for cutting random threads, opening boxes and attempting to free our latest purchases from their clamshell confines. No one should be using an actual key for any ... continue reading
There are plenty of high quality pens on the market. There are also plenty of high quality rulers on the market. Hell, there are even quite a few good pen and ruler combinations on the market, a few of which were also launched on Kickstarter. Thanks to its unique shape and interchangeable heads (lanyard and stylus ... continue reading
The roll-out of Google Glass has been an odd one. Though not commercially available yet, you've no doubt seen the smart-eyewear around. On April 15, you can finally get your hands on a pair ... possibly. Google announced that starting at 6am on April 15, they would give anyone in the US a chance to purchase the futuristic ... continue reading
If you want to add some machine shop style to your next dice game, this is the perfect way to do so. Each of these sets of solid brass dice were machined in the USA exclusively for Cool Material. The ½” brass dice are both solid in feel and are a gigantic step up from the plastic ones that came with Yahtzee. ... check it out
Deus Ex Machina is a name you're probably familiar with. They do everything from motorcycles to clothing and they do it all really well. What you might not be familiar with is the fact that Deus has physical outposts throughout the world filled with what we can only describe as testosterone filled shopping porn. You ... continue reading
We're not talking about the track listings, these pieces from Flickr user Harvezt are representations of what classic album covers would like like from behind. The artwork matches the actual album covers almost perfectly.
It's just about that time when we can all think about spending more time outside. Along with bike rides and trips to the beach, that means a good quality fire every once in a while. Sitting in a circle with a group of friends (probably with adult beverages in your hands) is great in and of itself, but everyone knows ... continue reading
We can count the list of things we don't like from Pop Chart Lab with a closed fist. Whether it's sneakers, cameras, breweries, coffee or beer, the folks at Pop Chart Lab have always done a fantastic job presenting visually stimulating information about some of our favorite stuff. They finally did Whiskey. The whiskys ... continue reading
We know what we like when it comes to whisky, and we know how to drink the hell out of the stuff we like. We're not quite sure we'd be able to write an entire manual of our favorite brown spirit, but that's ok because we have Dave Broom. If you're dubious about needing a manual for whisky, we were too, consider Broom's ... continue reading
This simple but stunning video takes you behind the scenes of German watchmaking company, NOMOS Glashutte. No soundtrack has been added, it's just a stark and beautiful look at the making of a fine timepiece. Just a word of warning, you will want a new watch after seeing it.