Things to do for March 01, 2012

The Weekender

Your Money, Your Phone and the Kama Sutra

The weekend: in like a lion. Out like an even bigger lion.

The Kama Sutra: Redux
KAMA CHAMELEON

The Kama Sutra: Redux

No gimmicks here. Just a fresh translation of the timeless love manual—with new pictures and more sage-like advice on the delicate art of courtship. We hear there’s a number to call if you get stuck.

Keeping Your Money Safe
SAFETY DANCE

Keeping Your Money Safe

You’re 85% sure you didn’t order all those cashmere Speedos from last month’s credit card statement. So from now on, you’ll carry around a high-tech wallet that scrambles the radio signal transmitted by your credit cards. Something about Italian calfskin leather just makes you feel more secure.

Settling Bar Tabs the Old-Fashioned Way
SETTLE UP

Settling Bar Tabs the Old-Fashioned Way

Problem: you’re out celebrating National Anthem Day (March 3, look it up) when the bill comes. Everybody wants to pay. Debate ensues. Quick solution: spin this 1900s-era brass bottle opener to see who pays. Bonus: also opens bottles.

Twitter. Just the Photos.
EYE CANDY

Twitter. Just the Photos.

This new app lets you enter a topic or sort by what’s trending (e.g., Kate Upton’s Twitpic, Wolf Blitzer’s beard) and receive a live stream of thumbnail photos sent to your phone. You know, because you refuse to slog through another brutally long 140-character tweet.

For Sale: Jay-Z and Kanye’s Maybach
HOT WHEELS

For Sale: Jay-Z and Kanye’s Maybach

We’ll cut to the chase here. That quarter-million-dollar Maybach Jay-Z and Kanye West nearly totaled in their “Otis” video: now up for auction. The doors have been ripped off, and the exhaust basically converted into a flamethrower. (We never said it was street legal.)

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