Things to do for January 06, 2011

The Weekender

Bueller, Cheerwine and WikiLeaks

The weekend is saving up snowballs for summer.

Winter Gear at 80% Off
SALE-ING

Winter Gear at 80% Off

In case you forgot to give yourself a present over the holidays, Seattle’s Blackbird is taking up to 80% off winter gear, including overcoats, gloves and shawl-collar sweaters. The Red Ryder BB gun, sadly, is still full price.

Buy the House from Ferris Bueller
BUELLER?

Buy the House from Ferris Bueller

Cameron’s house from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is on the market, which means that for just $1.65 million, you can have four bedrooms, four baths and a perilously dangling garage. A deserving palace for any would-be Sausage Kings of Chicago.

A Legendary Southern Soda Leaves NC
RED, RED SODA

A Legendary Southern Soda Leaves NC

If you missed out on the legendary cherry soda we mentioned earlierthe one that’s rarely seen outside of North Carolina—good news: as of this week, it’s available nationwide by the bottle or the case. Depending on how big a cherry gimlet you’ve got in mind.

Buying Gifts for Strangers
GIFTED

Buying Gifts for Strangers

Consider this the Internet equivalent of a globe-spanning Secret Santa—you type in your name with a picture of the gift you want to give, and you’ll get a random address where you can send it. Just in time for your Christmas 2011 shopping.

WikiLeaks as Haiku
FREE VERSE

WikiLeaks as Haiku

You’re still upset with WikiLeaks for revealing your torrid nights in Kabul with Carla Bruni to the world. But this should ease your pain—this site publishes top-secret diplomatic cables the way they were meant to be read: as haiku. Macedonia is going to be so embarrassed.

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