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This Stanley & Sons Checker Set is Also a Bandana

We really don't play checkers all that much, but that might change when the weather gets nicer because of this new outdoor set from Stanley & Sons. The board is a 22" x 22" cotton bandana that's discharge printed squares. Each of the twenty-four game pieces is a handmade ceramic checker glazed and stamped with ... continue reading
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Our/Vodka Is Truly Local Vodka

"Our/Vodka believes in local power. We believe that things don't have to be done in a certain way just because they've been done like that for a long time. It's locally produced, hand bottled and engaged in our community." We like every part of that message, so we decided to learn more. Our/Vodka uses the same recipe ... continue reading
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Nice Laundry Sock Drawer Makeover SPONSORED

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
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WARBY PARKER x ARCHITECTURE FOR HUMANITY SPONSORED

Warby Parker knows how to make glasses cool (and affordable). Architects know how to make design cool (and sturdy). When the two are combined, interesting things happen. Their newest collaboration has spawned three limited-edition frames inspired by streamlined angles and built-to-last materials, each featuring premium Japanese titanium paired with Warby Parker’s signature acetate. Plus, for every pair sold, a pair is distributed to someone in need. Very cool. ... check it out
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The Game of Thrones Sex Infographic

To say there’s some sex in Game of Thrones would be a ridiculous understatement. It’s like saying there’s some nudity in Hustler. The show that’s always poised to kill off a character, is also always up for an impromptu orgy or two. We charted out all the hook-ups from the first three seasons so you could easily ... continue reading
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Inside VooStore Berlin

On our recent trip to Berlin, we had the pleasure of stopping by VooStore. Voo is located in the cultural and creative heart of Central Kreuzberg, on the grounds of an old locksmith shop. With no major street signs, tucked away in a small square, Voo might not be the easiest place to find, but that’s all part of ... continue reading
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Jack Spade Has New Frames For Your Face

If you thought you were going to have an easy decision picking new sunglasses this Spring / Summer, you were wrong. There are already quite a few good releases from the stalwart spectacle brands, but a new challenger appears. Jack Spade is entering the fray with a whole new collection of sunglasses. There are nine ... continue reading
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These Leather Cord Wraps Keep Your Cables In Check SHOP

Crafted from premium soft leather, the Leather Cord Wrap is the perfect way to pay some attention to all your cords and cables when you’re on the go. It holds three cables and two plugs and has a button-sealed pouch for other random accessories. Perfect for not having your cords end up in a tangled pile at the bottom of your weekender when you’re traveling. Each is handmade in Los Angeles.

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Totem Pens Solve Meeting Boredom With Whimsical Tops

Meetings and conference call generally suck. In between connection issues, dogs barking and the dreaded screen-share, we need something to do to prevent ourselves from being the guy that leaves early to go to the bar get on another call. The simplest solution has always been doodling with a pen, which the milled aluminum ... continue reading
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These Are The Best Whiskies In The World

They might not all be available at your local liquor store, but these are some of the whiskies you should try and track down. The World Whiskies Awards recently named all of their 2014 winners, and these are some of ones that took home medals. World's Best Single Malt Sullivans Cove French Oak Cask The World's ... continue reading
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