Things to do for April 21, 2011

The Weekender

Sexy Beer, Italian Villages and a Real-Life Spy's Watch

The weekend is polling even with Donald Trump.

Handsomeness in a Box, for 44% Off
PERK ALERT

Handsomeness in a Box, for 44% Off

We’ve hand-selected the finest shaving products Nickel has to offer—and we’re giving them to you for 44% off. Never before in history has such a collection of luxurious grooming material been assembled in one place. (Well, outside of Tom Selleck’s medicine cabinet...)

Buying a 1,000-Year-Old Italian Village
PROPERTY ROOM

Buying a 1,000-Year-Old Italian Village

It’s time. Time to live out your dream of being a Renaissance-era Italian signore. To raise renovation funds, an Italian village called Valle Piola has put itself up for sale. For $800,000, you’ll get 11 ancient stone buildings and ski-ready mountains on all sides. So not exactly a fixer-upper.

Turning 3D Back to 2D
TWO-TIMING

Turning 3D Back to 2D

Now that you consider it, 3D might be one dimension too many. The solution: slipping on these frames, which flatten 3D movies back to 2D. Nobody tell James Cameron.

A West German Spy Watch
DICK TRACY

A West German Spy Watch

It’s a firm rule: spies get the coolest stuff. More proof: this Eisenhower-era West German watch, currently up for auction, which connects to a pencil-sized microphone stuffed into your lapel. What you would do with such a device is your business.

Bringing Back the Smelling Salt
SMELL OF SUCCESS

Bringing Back the Smelling Salt

It’s inevitable: people visiting your home are going to be overcome with emotion and possibly faint. So you’ll want to keep these tobacco oil and eucalyptus smelling salts on hand—they’re from the same people behind whiskey cologne. It’s the latest in 19th-century technology.

Viagra + Beer = This
STRANGE BREW

Viagra + Beer = This

In retrospect, it was inevitable. Beer and virility drugs have joined together in the form of 1,000 limited-edition bottles of BrewDog’s new herbal-viagra-infused IPA. (It’s inspired by the royal wedding, for some reason.) This is also known as “trouble.”

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