Things to do for September 17, 2009

The Weekender

Secret Flasks, Spy Cams and the Perfect Sweater

The weekend is falling into place.

S.N.S. Herning's New Online Shop
OUT TO SEA

S.N.S. Herning's New Online Shop

Now that fall has arrived, you're changing up your usual routine—instead of BBQing, you're BBQing in a sweater. Enter S.N.S. Herning—which has been outfitting Denmark's gruffly dapper fisherman for 75 years, and just opened a new shop. And better yet, it's online, thus saving you a laborious swim to Denmark.

Things Not to Ask a Cop
THE FUZZ

Things Not to Ask a Cop

Not that we've found officers of the law to be anything but the funniest, kindest, warmest people around, but we've heard rumors that some rogue police are (again, these are just rumors) less than pleasant to be around. In case you've encountered these mythical creatures, you might appreciate this—a compilation of things not to say when you meet them in the wild. You know, like "Can I hold your gun?"

Hollowed-Out Books, With Flask
DRINKING AND...READING?

Hollowed-Out Books, With Flask

Tailgating parties, family reunions, the office—these are places where a discreet nip or three can make the difference between life and death. (Or at least it feels that way.) Your secret weapon: these books, which have been painstakingly carved out to carry precisely one flask, thanks to a brave entrepreneur and an X-Acto knife. Happily, the flask is included—though we're pretty sure you have to fill it yourself.

The Pitchfork of Concert Sites
ROCK BAND

The Pitchfork of Concert Sites

So you use Pitchfork to help you find the next White Stripes, and Pandora for the next next White Stripes, but this music site takes the next logical step: helping you find where those bands are playing near you. And in a classic illustration of that old adage "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em," it even offers a widget so you can sell tickets to those concerts on, say, your blog—basically, your long-awaited entry point into the wonderful world of scalping.

The Fingertip Micro Cam
HOTSHOT

The Fingertip Micro Cam

Every now and then—say, when M sends you on another undercover mission to the Bahamas (again)—you need to perform some top-secret surveillance. For those dangerous occasions, there's this: a tiny digital video camera, roughly the size of a USB drive (and the shape of an iPod shuffle), which you can discreetly slide into your palm before pressing the tiny button to begin recording. Just don't drop it into your martini.

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