Things to do for October 20, 2011

The Weekender

Momofuku, Beer and the Creepiest Mask of All Time

The weekend’s just been optioned for a major motion picture.

The Jalapeño Chip Is Born
HOT CHIP

The Jalapeño Chip Is Born

If our goal as a society is to move toward a more loving (and deep-fried) world, these jalapeño chips are a strong start. They’re basically bags of hot pepper tempura, and they come in sea salt, cheddar and ranch flavors. Maybe stick to the sea salt.

Creating a Dream Team of Gadgets
NETWORKING

Creating a Dream Team of Gadgets

Your gadgets—they could be doing more. Take your phone. All it does is make calls, send email, find you on a map and take dictation. But it should work with your TV, too. This site’ll show you how to do it. Your dream of a toaster-vision is within reach...

Cards Made with Beer
LOVE, BEER

Cards Made with Beer

You’ve reached the furthest frontiers of thoughtfulness with your greeting cards. Music. Pop-up photos. Large, unmarked bills. How to take it even further: beer. As in this new line of cards made from recycled paper and spent barley from the Upland Beer brewery. We like the “porter” for condolences.

The Secret of Crack Pie: Revealed
GOT MILK

The Secret of Crack Pie: Revealed

In New York, there’s a place where magic happens. David Chang–style magic. This cookbook spreads the dessert enchantment of Momofuku Milk Bar’s Christina Tosi—it’s a little bit autobiography, with a dash of food porn and a giant helping of recipes. Helpful hint: Crack Pie’s at the very end.

A Mask That Looks Just Like You
FACE OFF

A Mask That Looks Just Like You

We’re not saying you want a clone army, but we’re not saying you don’t. Until that’s a reality, there are these new masks that capture everything on your face, including your pores and retinas—in almost unsettling detail. Why yes, they are from Japan.

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