Things to do for July 02, 2009

The Weekender

Bullets, Cheap Toys and MacGyver

The weekend is freedom…sweet freedom

Thereifixedit.com
PROBLEM SOLVED

Thereifixedit.com

Where some see a problem, others see a solution. And still others see an opportunity to unleash their inner MacGyvers, as this site hilariously documents. Users submit photos of crazy, ill-advised DIY patch jobs—everything from an airplane wing held together with duct tape to an industrial garbage can turned beer keg. Don't try these at home—or anywhere, really.

The World's First $100 HD Camcorder
CHEAP SHOTS

The World's First $100 HD Camcorder

Just like the price of GM stock, the cost of getting a high-def video camera continues to plummet to unimaginable depths, and this is the first to crash through the crucial C-note barrier. It shoots in 780p and—conveniently for anyone planning any record-breaking aquatic feats this weekend—it's waterproof.

AppsFire
GET APPY

AppsFire

There are more than 50,000 apps in the iTunes store, which can make it tricky to separate the virtual wheat from the chaff. The answer is…another app, naturally. This one lets you send your favorites to friends via Facebook or a blog post—thus preventing your buddies from downloading something like this.

Available now for Macs; coming soon for PCs

YSL Cuff Links
SILVER BULLET

YSL Cuff Links

Since even the phrase "French cuff shirt" can sound kind of wimpy, your cuff links need to be every bit as explosive as your cocktail banter. (That is, highly explosive.) These Italian-made brass bullets take that adage literally—and function a whole lot better than cuff link–shaped bullets.

140 Mafia
TWEET AND LOWDOWN

140 Mafia

Given Twitter's occasional mob mentality, it was only a matter of time before someone took that to its logical—and literal—conclusion: a Mafia game that unfolds 140 characters at a time. Basically, you recruit a family of followers, who can then "fight" with other families via Tweets. Bonus: the cement shoes are only virtual.

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