Your Perks: 1) Handsome watches, available nowhere but Perks. 2) An iPhone case that doubles as four pro-grade camera lenses. 3) Leather wallets, handmade in Chicago and inspired by old-school gangsters. Who knew a thing or two about money...
Things to do for August 01, 2013
Carlos Danger, Wade Boggs and the World’s Biggest Bar Tab
The more things change, the more they stay the weekend.
A Man Who Drank $100K in Whiskey
Value per bottle of Old Farm Pure Rye Whiskey: $1,969.23
Bottles allegedly consumed by one John Saunders: 52
Bottles that actually belonged to him: 0
Final tab: $102,400
Your current envy level: 8/10
Heidi Klum’s Mom Is the Best Mom
Today, you honor Erna Klum. Firstly: for bringing her daughter, Heidi, into the world. And secondly: for taking some extremely flattering pictures of Heidi on a clothing-optional beach in the Bahamas, which she then shared with the world on Twitter. Motherhood, people. Take notes.
There’s a Carlos Danger Name Generator
... and here’s a sample of its work.
Bradley Manning: José María Gamble
Tiger Woods: Ignacio Distress
Bill Clinton: Carlos Smash
Prince George Alexander Louis, House of Windsor: Lorenzo Catastrophe
Just Give Topps Your Money Now
Boggs. Blyleven. Brett. Pretty solid ballplayers. And in the event you’ve ever wanted to enshrine them on your office wall, Topps has made that possible by restoring a bunch of their 1980s baseball cards into frame-worthy gallery prints. There’s not a wall in the world that Goose Gossage’s face couldn’t improve.
Meet the World’s Most Expensive Burger
Slice of cheddar: $0.95
5-ounce synthetic burger made in a Dutch lab using stem cells: $330,000.00
Tax (@ 8%): $26,400.11