Things to do for July 03, 2014

The Weekender

Eating Smoked S’mores. Buying a Town. Having a Big Weekend.

What light is to the eyes, what air is to the lungs, what love is to the heart—the weekend is to the soul of man.

Your Razor Loses to This Razor
RAZOR TAG

Your Razor Loses to This Razor

Multiple Choice (pick one):
What would happen if you crossed a Baxter of California razor with a tiny version of a Base Camp X axe?
1) A custom Blue Steel razor with a handle made of Appalachian hickory wood cut and shaped by hand.
This should be easy.

’50s and ’60s: Great Sunglass Decades
KIRK DU SOLEIL

’50s and ’60s: Great Sunglass Decades

The British eyewear virtuosos at Kirk Originals have been doing sunglasses for nearly 100 years. Which is a lot of years. And they just launched a new collection inspired by some of their ’50s and ’60s creations. Think thick frames, neutral colors and Italian acetate. The best kind of acetate.

Welcome to the Land of Smoked S’mores
HOLY SMOKES

Welcome to the Land of Smoked S’mores

S’mores are good. Really good. Almost seems like they can’t get any better. Unless, of course, you procured this kit with homemade marshmallows, homemade graham crackers and a small-batch semisweet chocolate bar that has been cold-smoked over alder wood for 10 hours. Which you’re about to do, obviously.

You Can Own a Town. A Real Live Town.
HOME SWETT HOME

You Can Own a Town. A Real Live Town.

For Sale: Swett, South Dakota.
Population: 2... for now (they’re moving out when you buy their town).
Included: One garage/tire shop. The Swett Tavern. The (only) house. A 1990 Volvo semi.
Description: Quaint. Nice fixer-upper.
Asking: $399K OBO. Serious offers only. Ask for Stacie. She sells towns.

The Internet: Totally into Street Art
STREET SHEET

The Internet: Totally into Street Art

Turns out, someone (okay, it was Google) just put together an online interactive map of street art from all around the world. Yeah. Interesting. You can browse through existing collections or search by location and artist. Hey, Banksy’s on there. Weird.

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