It's an age-old problem: you've got beer, but you have nothing to drink it out of. Meet your go-everywhere solution—this pocket-sized, extendable pint glass. Because you never know when a nearby keg's about to be tapped.
Things to do for July 30, 2009
Portable Beer, Wet T-Shirt Contests and Top Secret Notes
The weekend is seven down, five to go.
At this (yes) Hawaii-based brand's sale, you can find everything from summer-ready skinny ties by Band of Outsiders and slim gray suits by Jil Sander, all at a deep discount. Rumors that girls in grass skirts will be doing measurements could not be confirmed at press time.
Yet another reason to give thanks for Steve Jobs's miracle device: this little app, which basically treats you to a wet T-shirt contest on your phone. (Yes, you can wield the hose.) Suffice it to say, it's a game where everyone's a winner.
Every once in a while, you need to send a message that's so private, so secret, that you need to ensure that it will never, ever be seen by prying eyes. This site can help—you send your contact a link to the message; once the link is read, the message is forever deleted. Because you wouldn't want your mistress to find out you're a spy.
Any alarm clock can wake you up; what you need is one that gets you out the door. That, at least, is the logic of this snappy machine, which counts down the minutes and seconds until your supposed departure time. That—and your driver's repeated honking—ought to do the trick.
The age-old query "Boxers or Briefs?" had never been applied to gloves before. And frankly, it probably shouldn't have. But that didn't stop the fine folks at Archie McPhee from creating these, which also function (if you insist) as plain old gloves.