Things to do for June 02, 2011

The Weekender

Golfing, Mr. T and Shipwrecked Champagne

The week sweats. The weekend glistens.

Finding a Tee Time with Technology
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Finding a Tee Time with Technology

There’s only one thing harder than golf: getting three friends in the same place at the same time. This site blocks out everyone’s free hours the next four weekends and lets you group-vote on the final course and tee time. Hopefully your caddie’s free, too.

Drinking 160-Year-Old Champagne
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Drinking 160-Year-Old Champagne

Just 160 short years ago, a shipwreck sank a wealth of champagne off the coast of Finland. Now two of the bottles are arriving on the auction block, offering a taste of some of the world’s oldest bubbly. We hear it goes great with fish.

Barbecuing Cheese
THE BIG CHEESE

Barbecuing Cheese

Finally, a chance to expand your barbecue repertoire beyond sausages, burgers and the occasional misplaced carrot. This Teflon tray lets you melt undiluted cheese over your grill, to be added to whatever else crosses your plate. Use your new powers only for good...

The First Online Vending Machine
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The First Online Vending Machine

The vending machines that kept you in Milky Ways for so long have finally gone online. This site lets you choose between classics like candy bars, gum and chips, and have a bundle of 24 sent to you wherever you like. Next stop: the virtual water cooler.

Photos of Cool People, Hanging Out
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Photos of Cool People, Hanging Out

You’ve long suspected Nancy Reagan and Mr. T were secretly best friends—and now there’s proof. Kind of—this photoblog catches famous and unlikely pairings like Kanye and Prince Harry, or Woody Allen and Michael Jackson, just hanging out. We’ll assume Liza was behind the camera.

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