The week in brokeland, 8/6-8/10

Staying cool in Williamsburg. Photo by Timothy Krause.

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-We answered summer’s burning question: can you build your own air conditioner?

-Bushwick got its first bookstore, and it’s super barter-friendly.

-The most ethical person in the country said it is ethical to break bike laws.

-This was our favorite craigslist ad of the week.

-A doctor said a mustache could save your life.

-Gothamist found out that beating a public drinking ticket is easier than you thought.

-Comedian Kurt Braunohler told us why lying got him where he is today.

-Trojan’s free vibrator giveaway turned into the great crotch botch.

-You can now reserve your own world’s coolest office space.

-It’s almost time to become a Sundance volunteer.