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The 12 Best Games on the iPhone

You’ve got yourself an iPhone and you want to play some games on it. You might not want to just plunge into the App Store—it’s a jungle, full of …

Old, Inexpensive, and Tack-Sharp: Canon’s Best Lenses You Don’t Know About

These days, it seems that if you want to get a nice sharp lens, you have to spend $1000 on a piece of L glass. Aside from the nifty fifty’s of the …

Best Cuban Cigars of 2013

It's true, we're seriously late with this year's lists. In the beginning, when we realized we missed the schedule, we were planning to just skip 2013 …

Cigars

Uncorked, Part Two: A Guide to Important Wine Regions

[ubergrid id=92949]<p>The current food-obsessed climate prizes terroir in everything, from beef to coffee to olive oil. You don’t just buy a steak; you …

Exercise of the Week: Dumbbell Squat

The Squat That Will Make Your Quads Quake<p>Ditch the barbell for a pair of dumbbells and accelerate your gains<p>It's not sexy, but the dumbbell squat is a surprisingly effective quad-crusher.<p>"Holding the dumbbells by your side causes your stance to narrow," says David Jack, owner of ActivPrayer in …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Squats Vs Deadlifts – The BEST Lift

Well, here it finally is. After months of comparing different exercises to either declare a winner or a draw, the ultimate battle of the two most …

Top Protein Myths

<b>Top Five Protein Myths</b><p><b>Learn how to separate fact from fiction about the nutrient of the year.</b><p>Protein has become the latest must-have nutrients. In …

50 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies of All Time - Gear Patrol

Friday, May 11, 2018<p>Out of This World<p>The 50 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Movies<p>By Gear Patrol<p>Part five of our series covers sci-fi and fantasy movies. Of …

5 Tequila Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo

The makings of a tequila Old Fashioned.

Uncorked, Part One: A Guide to Wine Varietals

[ubergrid id=89735]<p>For a long time we’ve been put off by wine — its rules and regulations, its esoteric language, its arcane, Old-World naming …

10 Food Documentaries Every Guy Should See

Before you sit down with any of these movies, it’s highly recommended you get a bowl of popcorn, plenty of Milk Duds, and perhaps a ribeye steak or …

Greenwich Village

We’re Hiring New Writers

If you’re an avid reader of Cool Material and have an interest in joining our team, now’s your chance to do so. We’re currently looking to add a few …

Writing

Bench Press Vs Pull-Ups Vs Shoulder Press – The Best Upper Body Lift – Fitness Volt

I have been procrastinating somewhat when it comes to writing this article. To officially crown an upper body lift as being superior really is a …

Workouts

A System That Aims for Perfection: A Fuji X-Pro 1 Review

Yes, I know. The <b>Fujifilm X-Pro 1</b> is far from new. But as the old saying goes, better late than never. 🙂 A couple of months ago, I wrote up a first …

The 51 Most Iconic Motorcycles of All Time

They are equal parts simple and complex, a mechanical interpretation of form meeting function with attitude to spare. Whether it’s chrome glimmering …

Comix

The Future Of War's So Bright, You Gotta Wear Shades

Dmitriy Rabochiy is a character artist currently doing some work with Blur. Over the last few years, he's mainly done stuff for games, mobile and …

Fat Loss: Fat Loss Facts 6 – Fitness Volt Bodybuilding & Fitness Magazine

Hello Fat Loss Facts fans, and welcome back to the series that guarantees you results. I’m saying in definitive terms that if you follow the …

6 Tips to Master the Sumo Deadlift

Here's what you need to know...<p>Sumo is a much more technical lift than the conventional deadlift and it takes time to learn it. Don't write off the …

The 8 Best Mirrorless Cameras (2015) - Professional photographers

<i>Note: this article was first written in 2013 but has been updated following the latest camera releases and the personal experience we’ve had with</i> …

The Mad Scientist Workout Plan

What Can Photographers Learn from the Classic Rules of Composition?

Composition, composition, composition! That word has no doubt been drilled into your head by a photography instructor or by every article or book …

Start The Week With Some Sweet Sci-Fi Art

Nivanh Chanthara is a concept artist at Eidos Montreal, the developers of Deus Ex and Thief.<p>Prior to that, Chanthara was at Gameloft and Beenox.<p>We …

Barbell Sumo Deadlift

39 Jumping Jack Variations

39 Ways to Jack Up Your Cardio<p>Get your lungs pumping and your muscles burning with these awesome versions of an old-school calisthenic<p>Squeezing in a full-blown cardio workout can feel like a chore. We’ve got a solution: jumping jacks.<p>Don't worry, we're not talking about the boring standard jumping …

Build The Perfect Body: A Pocket Guide For Men

This article is not meant to be a comprehensive guide to body recomposition, but rather a launching point for those of you looking to make changes. …

Weight Loss Food Substitutions

OVERVIEW<p>I consider myself a sandwich connoisseur. So when I started my diet, I was concerned about eliminating bread, along with crunchy snack foods like chips. But my 3-month stint wasn't hard time. In fact, I enjoyed it. And these foods are the reason.<p>Baked Cheese<p>It crunches like chips. Place …

My 8 Favorite Inexpensive Canon Lenses

In the last few years, I have reviewed more lenses than you could possibly imagine. My photography students are always asking which lens is right for …

Cameras

Round 23: The Best Exercises To Build A Strong Ripped Midsection – Fitness Volt Bodybuilding & Fitness Magazine

What are the best core building exercises to build a strong ripped midsection?<p>Dara: To build a strong and well balance core you need to hit from all …

Workouts