As you gear up to get cracking back at work, upgrading your tools can give your productivity a nice little boost. If you're looking for a no-cost way to get started, here you go. We've loaded the Cool Material Shop with pens that far better than those cheap disposables you might be used to. They're writing instruments with ... continue reading
Vacation season is just about over, and that means it's back to business. With the right outfit of quality products and a new pen (or three), you won't even care that Summer seemed particularly short. You might have to get back to the grind, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't look good in the process.
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Raw eggs, tripe soup, and bull horn tea are just some of the hangover cures people swear by around the world. A less gross and far more effective way to feel better is to simply get liquids and electrolytes back in your body as quickly as possible. Instead of downing bottles of water and Gatorade, use LyteShow. The electrolyte-packed concentrate is the quickest way to feel better after a night of heavy drinking. The mineral base was tested on wildfire firefighters, and unlike sports drinks, LyteShow contains no calories, sugars, carbs, or artificial flavors. It's the healthy way to kill a hangover fast. ... check it out
We were first introduced to Horse Cycles a couple years back at The New Amsterdam Bike Show. Among the crowd of gorgeous fixies, the two-wheelers from the Brooklyn-based company really stood out to us. Now we've learned that Thomas Callahan's skills aren't limited to just bicycles. This Carbon Steel Camping Knife is ... continue reading
Ever have a rough day and need a few beers to unwind? How about 99? While it's obviously not made for one sitting, Austin Beerworks is celebrating the launch of Peacemaker Anytime Ale by selling a 99-pack of cans. The beer will go on sale next week, but getting your hands on the massive case might be a bit challenging ... continue reading
Since it was released last year, the Fujifilm X20 has been one of our favorite compact cameras. While the X30 is slightly larger, it does have some noticeable upgrades while still keeping the price in check. It boasts a 12MP 2/3" X-Trans CMOS sensor, f/2.0-2.8 lens with manual zoom, and an EXR Processor II. It's also ... continue reading
We have this odd little part of us that wants to get tasered just to see what it feels like. This is an awful idea. Still, we aren't the only ones. The Taser Photoshoot beautifully highlights the reaction from folks getting a jolt from a stun gun.
Volvo has the tough task of trying to make younger buyers not think of an ultra safe box when they hear the brand's name. With the debut of the all-new XC90, they're off to a good start. Unveiled the other day in Sweden, the SUV packs impressive safety features (not surprising) like an auto-braking system that takes ... continue reading
We sincerely hope you didn’t make lunch plans today gents because you’ve got over 30 pages of sales to look through on account of Nordstrom’s annual clearance sale--which finally includes the Men’s section. You can save up to 50% on everything from shoes to duffel bags and, quite literally, everything in between. ... continue reading
As touchscreens and keyboards make writing instruments less and less necessary, we, along with many others, still appreciate jotting things down the old fashioned way. We consider our pens the tools for documenting our lives. Whether you use a Mont Blanc or a Bic disposable, if you’re like us, it’s your daily ... continue reading
Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with your own two hands. Each week, we’re going to showcase one cool DIY project tutorial from around the web.
Hanging out around the fire with friends (with adult ... continue reading
We generally don't like saying something is the "best of" anything because something will inevitably come out the following week that bests the previous "best of." When that happens, we look like jerks. That said, we're fairly confident that's not going to happen with the new Stacking Shelf Container 50 from Snow Peak. ... continue reading
These Zero Gravity Pens are our choice for writing in difficult situations (on wet paper, at any angle, even in high heat or the bitter cold). While we were looking around to add them to our shop, we were lucky enough to snag a case at a pretty stellar price. For a limited time, we're offering the Matte Black Zero Gravity Pen for just $16. We have an extremely limited supply, and once we sell them all, that's all we'll have at this reduced cost. Hurry up and grab one before they're gone! ... check it out
Everyone knows you can ask Siri to search the web for things, read your email out loud and have some Buzzfeed worthy conversations with her. We know she's had her issues in the past, but these ten tricks are reason enough to take her out of storage--which you can do by clicking Settings > General > Siri.
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To prepare yourself for success, you need the right tools. As your mind switches back into work mode, we recommend giving your office gear a little refresher. Pick up some new earbuds, a pen, and any other items we’ve assembled here to make it a bit more bearable to get back to business.
Brass Retrak Pen - ... continue reading
Moku's idea for a chair involves premium wood sheets that are cross-grained and hydraulic hot-pressed for maximum durability and precision and then formed into a shape worthy of placement in the MoMA store. Unfortunately for us, all that crazy precision, durability and design came together to form a final product designed ... continue reading