Things to do for August 08, 2013

The Weekender

Ferris Bueller, Foosball Players and Your Current Location

A bird in the hand is worth two in the weekend.

Cameron Frye’s Place Is for Sale
... BUELLER?

Cameron Frye’s Place Is for Sale

Cameron Frye. You remember him. From Ferris Bueller. Prank called Ed Rooney. Lived in that sweet mid-century-modern house where his dad’s Ferrari crashed through a window. Well, turns out that actual house is now for sale. It’s got four bedrooms, four bathrooms and great views. Oh, right, and a new window.

Something Interesting About Wallpaper...
BACKGROUND CHECK

Something Interesting About Wallpaper...

So there’s this new Apple program. It finds your GPS location, and then turns your desktop background into an artsy rendering of a satellite map of your current location. Try it the next time you’re in Helena. Or Helsinki. Or some other location that doesn’t start with an H. Like Sheboygan. Or Rancho Cucamonga. Or...

A Little Pre-Fall Wardrobe Prep
BENCH WARMER

A Little Pre-Fall Wardrobe Prep

You know how sales work. A store waits until you no longer need chunky cardigans, flannel shirts or Scandinavian ski gloves and then sells them at criminally low prices. Except in this case, Bench & Loom is doing that now. Yes, right before you need all of those things. No, you shouldn’t question their motives.

You: Now a Tiny Action Figure
FUN-SIZE

You: Now a Tiny Action Figure

Important things are happening in Germany. Things like a crew of 3D-printing gurus who’ll scan your body and then make a terrifyingly realistic, 1:8 scale replica of it. Just book an appointment, head to Hamburg and then take home a little figurine doppelgänger. Twinsies...

Open Your Beers with a Foosball Player
FOOS GOLD

Open Your Beers with a Foosball Player

Here’s something you probably never wondered: what happens to foosball players when they retire? Here’s the answer you probably never expected: they end up on this website where they’re turned into incredibly vintage and perfectly functional bottle openers. Nice to see they’re still being productive.

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