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The Netflix and Chill Button

The Netflix and Chill Button

Netflix may call this little gadget the "Netflix Switch," but for all intents and purposes, it's the world's first Netflix and Chill button. Unveiled at this year's World Maker Faire, the contraption from Netflix allows users with a little electronic and API know-how to fire up ...

Squarespace Makes It Easy to Share Your Passion with the World

Squarespace Makes It Easy to Share Your Passion with the World

Make 2016 the year you finally turn that website idea into reality. Don’t worry, you don’t need coding classes or boring textbooks. Squarespace is the website publishing platform that allows anyone to easily create beautiful websites, blogs, portfolios, and e-commerce stores without touching a line of code. Not only that, you’ll get a personal domain and free hosting with every account, apps that allow you to monitor and update your site on the go, a free professional logo, and live support, 24/7. With Cover Pages, you can even create an easy to use single page website. Plus, as a Cool Material reader, you can save 10% off your first purchase with code COOLMATERIAL.

DIY: Make Your Own Sriracha

DIY: Make Your Own Sriracha

We're just going to come right out and say it--Sriracha is the best condiment on the planet. Ranch has its place, as does ketchup, but the rooster never disappoints. We even did a blind taste test of nine different Srirachas to find our favorite. What we haven't done (yet!) is ma...

DIY: Wood Coasters

DIY: Wood Coasters

You know you're getting old when coasters become less about getting yelled at and more about wanting a cool set for your beers. Preventing rings is a huge benefit, but it takes a backseat to style in our opinion. If you need some, or you just want a quick DIY project, check out t...

DIY: Lighted Pipe Shelving

DIY: Lighted Pipe Shelving

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. Making things o...

DIY: Copper & Concrete Lamp

DIY: Copper & Concrete Lamp

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. Maybe we're jus...

DIY: Tool Roll

DIY: Tool Roll

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. Whether we're t...

DIY: Pipe Bench

DIY: Pipe Bench

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. If we've learne...

DIY: Wooden Camp / Beach Chair

DIY: Wooden Camp / Beach Chair

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. You probably al...

DIY: Leather Luggage & Bag Tags

DIY: Leather Luggage & Bag Tags

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. Let's face it, ...

DIY: Modern Concrete Fire Pit

DIY: Modern Concrete Fire Pit

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 aro...

DIY: Eames Elephant Leather Desk Organizer

DIY: Eames Elephant Leather Desk Organizer

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. Maybe we've gro...

DIY: Concrete Pendant Lamp

DIY: Concrete Pendant Lamp

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. A bag of concre...

DIY Moonshine Still Kit

DIY Moonshine Still Kit

You might not be Popcorn Sutton, but with this DIY Moonshine Still Kit, you can take your underground booze operation to the next level. The kit includes the machine cut parts, copper rivets and all the required piping and fittings for you to assemble your own still. The 1 gallon...

Turn a Washing Machine Drum Into a Fire Pit

Turn a Washing Machine Drum Into a Fire Pit

As the weather starts to turn, it's time to emerge from your home-based hibernation and experience the outdoors again. Nothing beats cracking a beer outside with just the heat from a fire on a cool night. Of course, buying a fire pit will easily run you $100+ depending on its sha...