Motiv Activity Tracker Ring

Motiv Activity Tracker Ring

We like the idea of a 24/7 activity and sleep tracker keeping us honest about our workouts, heart rate and sleep (or lack thereof), but we've never been a huge fan of the packages they came in. Motiv Ring changes all that because, as the name implies, it's a ring. The connected r...

Squarespace Lets You Build Your Own Personal Website

Squarespace Lets You Build Your Own Personal Website

We had brushes with web design in school (also, we’re a website) and something that struck us was how inaccessible the process can be. Squarespace simplifies the whole process, allowing you to create a website tailored to your personal needs. The platform provides plenty of customizable options and templates, so whatever you’re building your site for, be it a portfolio, business, or house pet, will look great. You’ll even have a unique domain name, without any awkward brand name additions. It’s a personal site from top to bottom. Use coupon code ‘COOLMATERIAL‘ to get 10% off your first domains or website purchase.

A Student Created One of the Best adidas Ads Everplay

A Student Created One of the Best adidas Ads Ever

Young director Eugen Merher has a passion that's immediately apparently in the Break Free short film that he created about a former runner and a pair of dusty adidas sneakers. Even though adidas wasn't interested in the piece, it's an incredibly moving spot that might leave you a...

Honda Self-Balancing Motorcycle

Honda Self-Balancing Motorcycle

There have been quite a few great reveals at CES this year, but Honda unveiled a self-balancing motorcycle and associated piece of tech that blows almost everything else away. Honda's "Riding Assist" technology was derived from the Asimo robot and the Uni-Cub personal transporter...

The Sunday Hangover

The Sunday Hangover

It’s been a rough couple of nights. Get a greasy sandwich and give your brain a rest. It’s time to kick back with some of our favorite videos and visuals from the past week....

The Movies in 2017 We're Most Excited For

The Movies in 2017 We're Most Excited For

Cinema has a long road ahead of it if movies are going to reassert themselves as the most prestigious screen-based viewing medium. TV stole the title when no one was looking and doesn’t seem to be keen on relinquishing its new found glory. This past year didn’t do a whole lot...

MTM Special Ops Apple Watch Case

MTM Special Ops Apple Watch Case

The Apple Watch packs a lot of great connected features in a tiny package. Durability isn't one of them. Until now! MTM Special Ops Watches created the MTM Status housing to bridge the gap between the durability of an outdoor watch and the tech of the Apple Watch. Crafted from ei...

The Weekend Agenda

The Weekend Agenda

Every Friday we’ll get you hooked up with some solid weekend plans. These are the things we think you should watch, read or do over the next few days....

Incase Unveils New Connected Luggage

Incase Unveils New Connected Luggage

We were already pretty impressed with Incase's line of connected luggage, but the two pieces that they just unveiled at CES are even better than the originals. Available in hard-shell or soft-sided models, each internationally sized carry-on packs a USB-C power bank to make sure ...

How to Travel Across the USA by Train for Just $213

How to Travel Across the USA by Train for Just $213

In December 2011, adventure traveler / entrepreneur Derek Low spent four days traveling across the USA by train for just $213. The 3,397-mile journey took him across 11 states and through 4 time zones along with allowing him to see both the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean. Low documen...

The Casper Mattress Is Engineered for Outrageous Comfort

The Casper Mattress Is Engineered for Outrageous Comfort

When you sleep soundly, you feel like you can conquer the world. So what if you could do that every night? You can with the Casper mattress, which has been obsessively engineered for outrageous comfort. The mattress, which is the most awarded mattress of the decade, will deliver ...

2016's Best TV Shows You Didn't Watch

2016's Best TV Shows You Didn't Watch

Normally, if a full year went by and we’d missed some shows, we’d assume they simply weren’t worth our attention and there was a reason they never came up. Now, there’s just too much good TV out there for us to keep up with. Great seasons of shows come and go and we didn...

Duct Tape That Fits in Your Pocket

Duct Tape That Fits in Your Pocket

It's long been said that duct tape can fix everything but stupid. Well, you're going to find yourself using a lot more because RediTape is duct tape that fits in your pocket. The same tape that can be used to fix anything from the fridge or a shoe to a bumper or a suitcase is now...

8 Breweries to Watch in 2017

8 Breweries to Watch in 2017

These days, it seems anyone with some cash and an interest in brewing wants to open a brewery. Often this leads to average homebrew being poured into growlers and pint glasses around the country. Not always, though. Sometimes these little upstarts come out of the gates with ...