Things to do for May 27, 2010

The Weekender

Axes, Grenades and Other Summer Essentials

The weekend is barbecuing. Right now. You should come over.

The Future of Your Walls
SHINE A LIGHT

The Future of Your Walls

We have seen the future, and it's surprisingly well-lit: this is a poster of a lamp, which doubles as an actual working lamp light. Now if they could use that same technology for our old Farrah Fawcett poster...

Random Creepy Guy: The Blog
CREEP SHOW

Random Creepy Guy: The Blog

You know the old story. You, your friends and your usual posse of Brazilian models are enjoying a night out. You take some photos, and the next morning, you look at the photos, and there in the background is... some guy. Some random, creepy guy. Finally, that familiar feeling has been celebrated in blog form. Wait, we think we know that guy...

Is That an Axe in Your Pocket?
AXE AWAY

Is That an Axe in Your Pocket?

Summer's finally (almost) here, which means you will probably, at some point, find yourself relaxing on a beach, passing around some brews while gathered around a campfire. That you built. With a tiny, pocket-size axe. That is, per the maker, made from "hickory, steel and sex appeal." You wouldn't want to chop down a tree without sex appeal.

Other People's Rejection Letters
REJECTED

Other People's Rejection Letters

It's a pleasure you know well: jilting a would-be employee, lover or starlet in a hilariously well-crafted letter. Not everyone is so thoughtful, as this book proves. The letters range from adolescent ("Dear doofus... I HATE you") to the downright unbelievable (Donald Trump turning down a press opportunity).

An Explosive Take on... Gardening
FLOWER BOMB

An Explosive Take on... Gardening

We know that on your long list of summer goals, planting a garden ranks somewhere between knitting and catching up on Moonlighting. Still, a reason to reconsider: this so-called Flower Grenade. You throw it, it breaks, and plants are planted below. You always said you'd spend a summer sowing your seeds...

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