Things to do for April 25, 2013

The Weekender

Saint-Tropez, Sweden and the Future

The weekend fought the law, and the weekend won.

Alain Ducasse. Saint-Tropez. You.
MICHELIN MAN

Alain Ducasse. Saint-Tropez. You.

Alain Ducasse. Guy has more Michelin stars than the Lakers have championships. And as of today, he’s got a new alfresco Mediterranean restaurant at the grande dame of Saint-Tropez, Hotel Byblos. He’s cooking a little bit of everything. Blue lobster. Ribeyes. Even french fries. Which, kind of obvious in France, but still.

This Website Handwrites Your Letters
LETTR RIP

This Website Handwrites Your Letters

You’d love to send your mom a thoughtful, handwritten Mother’s Day letter. You would. But you’d also like for someone else to take care of all the actual handwriting and putting it in the mailbox. Thankfully, there’s a website that does exactly that. You just have to type it. And live with your actions.

Renting Cars from Total Strangers
INSTANT RELAY

Renting Cars from Total Strangers

So there’s this new car rental service. Lets you rent straight from car owners in your neighborhood. Or in any neighborhood where you don’t already have a car. It’s great. Everything’s insured, and you can even rent out your car to other drivers. What could possibly go wrong...

The Swedish Army Has Some Belts for You
SWEDE DREAMS

The Swedish Army Has Some Belts for You

Back in whatever century Sweden had enemies, they had an army. And that army, for whatever reason, wore pants. And those pants required belts—good, tough, beautiful leathery belts. But along the way, a bunch of them never got used, so now you can buy them online. Ah, the spoils of peacetime.

Bluetooth Lightbulbs, for Some Reason
GET THE LED OUT

Bluetooth Lightbulbs, for Some Reason

First came fire. Then, the lightbulb. Then, the Clapper. And now: the Bluetooth Bulb, which is a Bluetooth-enabled LED lightbulb that you control via your smartphone. With a quick thumb swipe, you can dim or brighten. Or change it to more than 1 million different colors. Because 999,999 colors just wasn’t cutting it.

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