Things to do for July 26, 2012

The Weekender

Golf, Driving Shoes and Finding Your Happy Place

To the weekend go the spoils.

How to Buy America’s Oldest Golf Course
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How to Buy America’s Oldest Golf Course

Little-known fact: penguins can jump six feet high. Littler-known fact: Oakhurst Links was the first golf course ever built in America. And now... you’re about to buy it. Yes, a piece of Bagger Vance-y history is up for auction in West Virginia this weekend. Tip: bring a bunch of money.

Just a Superslick Phone Thingy
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Just a Superslick Phone Thingy

So there’s this new thing. You put your iPhone on it. And when you do, it automatically turns it into a desktop conference-call machine. There’s a phone receiver on one end, a docking station on the other and a big HD speaker underneath. Presumably for “Free Bird”–related business.

Italian Leather Moccasins. For Driving.
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Italian Leather Moccasins. For Driving.

Your operating-a-motor-vehicle essentials are as follows: keys. Damn shame, really. Especially considering a few Italian car/shoe enthusiasts already went through the trouble of assembling the Gentleman’s Driver Collection—a kit complete with leather moccasins, driving gloves, shoeshine and a buffer. Scorpion jacket not included.

Your Next Cocktail Party Needs This
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Your Next Cocktail Party Needs This

Let’s hear it for citrus fruit. All colorful and delicious and citrusy. Right, then. Anyway, there’s this stainless-steel corkscrew-looking apparatus. Stick it into a lemon (or anything else hovering over a rocks glass full of gin), turn it upside down and boom... instant juice. Big news. This is big news.

This Website Wants to Calm You Down
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This Website Wants to Calm You Down

Turns out, you’re reading this. Which means two things: 1) you just bought a groundbreaking lemon-squeezing device, and 2) there’s a new relaxation therapy website that constantly streams images and sounds from some of the most calming locations on earth. Crazy. Anyway, check out the site. It’s relaxing.

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