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Limited Release Filson Bags

Some companies try to lure you in with Swiss cheese warranties, while others simply go on reputation. Filson is one of the latter. Now they've redone some of their bags in two new stylish fabrics. Three of their classics—the Tote, Heritage Sportsman, and Duffle—now come in Rugged Twill and Horween Leather, with ... continue reading
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Pop Chart Lab’s Beer Prints and Products SPONSORED

Learning about beer doesn't have to involve a boring textbook. Beer is fun, so shouldn't learning about it be as well? Pop Chart Lab creates incredible prints and products—growlers, glasses, coasters, bar towels, and bags—that offer up stunning doses of brew-related knowledge. Whether you want an eye-catching print of all the breweries in the United States, a colorful Venn diagram of ingredients, or an incredibly detailed wall map of beer styles, Pop Chart Lab has you covered. Every item marries data and design and makes beer education enjoyable and eye-catching. ... check it out
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Beer Enhancing Sachets

Just because you don't homebrew doesn't mean you can't customize your own beer. Hop Theory hand-crafts tea bags filled ingredients meant to enhance and change the flavor and aroma of your beer. Simply drop a sachet into your brew, let it sit for a couple of minutes, and then enjoy something unique. While the idea of ... continue reading
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The Sunday Hangover

1 Russell James Photography (NSFW) - Russell James 2 10 New Books You Should Know - Cool Material 3 Never Before Seen Photos of Studio 54 - Juxtapoz 4 Food Inspired by the Album: Action Bronson - YouTube 5 Whisky Ice Cube Art - Huh Magazine 6 Franco Augello’s BMW Motorcycles - YouTube 7 Artisanal ... continue reading
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Handcrafting Sunglasses With Dick Moby

We'll be honest, we can't get enough of these artisan videos. And while many are very similar, Dick Moby adds a bit of cheeky fun to their short film highlighting the making of a pair of their sunglasses. Let them take you on a two-minute trip through their factory and show you what goes in to making a pair of their ... continue reading
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George Ziermann’s Handmade Shoes

This video is about boots. That is to say, in the video, boots are being made. But what this video is really about is time and change. George Ziermann handmakes custom boots out in Pendleton, Oregon. It's a profession that's dying. Before he retires, Ziermann wants to pass on the skills he's acquired over the years, ... continue reading
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A Flashlight and Flask in One

When VSSL rolled out their unique outdoor canister kits, they did so with packing space in mind. Now the guys are back and ready to tackle another aspect of our outdoor adventures: drinking. The VSSL Flask is the world's first stainless steel, dual mode flashlight that just happens to safely hold your booze. Each VSSL ... continue reading
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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. 1 LOOK AT THIS: Michael Dweck Photography (NSFW) - Michael Dweck (via Mash Kulture) 2 READ THIS: I Took a Lot of Drugs at a Psychedelic Boot Camp - Vice 3 ... continue reading
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Cool Material Swag Shelf Giveaway GIVEAWAY

We receive a lot of goods here at Cool Material—watches, headphones, EDC gear, etc.—and, at times, it's more than we know what to do with. Now would be one of those times, so we figured, "Hey, why not give it to you guys!" Our Swag Shelf Giveaway includes: a handful of watches, multiple pocket knives, a bunch of ... continue reading
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The High-Speed Nikon 1 J5

As more and more photographers turn away from their bulky DSLRs in favor of something more portable, there have been a few things that have been lost in the transition. One of the biggest is speed. The latest in the Nikon 1 line, the J5, aims to fix that. The compact, interchangeable lens camera can shoot continuously ... continue reading
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