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12 Things To Do With An Empty Beer Bottle

12 Things To Do With An Empty Beer Bottle

If you're like us, you've gone through your share of beer in your life. Each of those empty bottles probably ended up in a recycling bin somewhere. Instead of disposing of your next empty case, consider putting it back to use with one of these projects.

Homemade Hot Sauce Kit

Homemade Hot Sauce Kit

First you buy this kit. Then you craft your own hot sauce. Then you come up with your own goofy name like Bill’s Flaming Cheeks or Blazing Quick Pipe Cleaner. The Hot Sauce Kit has everything you need to make some of your very own hot sauce right on your stovetop. You’ll rec...

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 the sleep you’ve been desperately craving by combining springy, hypoallergenic latex with high-density memory foam. You can even try the Casper mattress for 100 nights and return it for a full refund if you don’t love it. Plus, Cool Material readers can save $50 on the mattress with code CM50. It’s time to get better sleep.

DIY Loft Kit

DIY Loft Kit

You don't appreciate space until you've lived in a studio in the city. You become a master at utilizing every square inch of your pad. But once you've filled up every nook and cranny, where do you turn? How about to your loft? Yes, if your ceilings are high enough, you can have ...

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 ...

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...