This week, we’ve curated a selection of rare, celebrated and all-round top-notch bottles of vino for your next evening of distinguished consumption. Plus, we’re bringing you 25% off framed, gallery-quality photos starring the likes of Bardot, Monroe, Springsteen and more. We hear they pair well with wine.
Things to do for August 25, 2011
Scoring, James Taylor and Saying Cheese
The weekend’s brightest and most innovative days are ahead of it.
Say Cheese. Get Photo.
For far too long, you’ve had to suffer the burden of actually pressing a button or tapping a screen to take a photo. Finally—finally—those days are over. This iPhone app lets you take a photo by merely saying “cheese.” Consider it your long-overdue defense against pinkie cramps.
A Bold Leap in Koozie Technology
Bags. Horseshoes. The game of drink. Whatever you play, keeping score gets a little tricky a few drinks in. Until now. This koozie has a sliding scorekeeper that goes up to 21. Also: it keeps beer cold. Much more convenient than the scorekeeping refrigerator.
Your New Guitar Teacher: James Taylor
You’d love to be someone who serenades. The problem: your guitar skills are, well, nonexistent. The solution: calling up the dude with the ad on the telephone pole. Or better yet, James Taylor, who is posting free lessons up on his site. First lesson: Swedish death metal shredding.
Mating Habits of the Brits
You can’t help it. You’re curious how many 23- to 38-year-old British women with a college degree and a home in the suburbs have had a one-night stand. Or maybe you’re not, but this animated chart—put together by the smuthounds at BBC’s Channel 4—might captivate you anyway. (Also: 42%.)
The Latest in Custom Jets...
The country needs someone to look up to. We mean that literally, and we mean you, soaring majestically overhead in a custom jet. (We won’t tell Congress if you won’t.) Some options: gadgets galore, exterior graphics and an extended-range fuel tank. Because other countries also need someone to look up to.