Things to do for October 14, 2010

The Weekender

Stone Crabs, Brando and a Car That Does 800 mph

The weekend once tunneled out of a Chilean mine shaft using only a spoon.

Looking Good After a Hangover
BRAND-NEW PERKS

Looking Good After a Hangover

Scientists have shown that rough nights lead to rougher mornings-after. Fortunately, the scientists at Nickel have invented Morning After Rescue Gel—a hangover-curing face cream infused with caffeine, citrus and soy protein to smooth any lingering roughness. Now, our scientists at Perks are bringing it to you for 40% off. Let’s hear it for science.

Googling in Reverse
SEARCH PARTY

Googling in Reverse

Ah, Google. Methodical, rooted in logic and coldly mathematical. And normally, that’s a good thing. But sometimes you want the search result less traveled—like when you’re trying to track down Tiger P. Woods, your old lab partner from high school chemistry. So you turn to Inframutt, a search engine that’ll give you Google’s last results first.

The World’s Fastest Used Car
NEED FOR SPEED

The World’s Fastest Used Car

We’ve got three words for you: Land. Speed. Record. To help you in your ageless pursuit: the Target 800 MPH, a 48-foot auto juggernaut powered by a jet engine, which just landed on the market. Your cost: a mere $3,000,000. You’ll probably want to save a little for a helmet.

Brando and Newman in Their Element
PICTURE SHOW

Brando and Newman in Their Element

For four decades, Leo Fuchs basically hung out on a movie set taking pictures of the likes of Brando, Newman and one Brigitte Bardot. (Nice work if you can get it.) You can peruse the results in a new coffee table book—turns out, it’s pretty hard to take a bad picture of Brigitte Bardot.

Stone Crab Season Is Here
STONE THROW

Stone Crab Season Is Here

Ready your mallets—stone crab season has returned. Down in Florida, thousands of colossal crabs are about to be separated from their colossal claws, which means your share can soon be overnighted straight from the Florida Keys to your dinner plate. You’re gonna need a bigger plate...

Fall Gear the English Way
LONDON CALLING

Fall Gear the English Way

Nobody does fall gear like the British. Maybe it’s a by-product of living in a country that’s cloaked in fog and rain 11 months a year. Anyway, for the first time, the blokes at Percival have put their gear (including fall-ready sweaters and raincoats) online. Guaranteed to work against all fogs, foreign and domestic.

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