Things to do for November 18, 2010

The Weekender

Gin Holsters, Cracked Bats and Thanksgiving: The Gum

The weekend is showing some turkeys the time of their life.

A Holster for Your Nasty Habits
PACKING HEAT

A Holster for Your Nasty Habits

In case your pockets just don’t have the real estate for the essentials—namely, scotch and other assorted medicinal aids—here’s the solution: a leather holster for your vices, complete with a stainless steel flask. Slightly more understated than the beer can hat.

Battery Powered Hand Warming Gloves
POWER GLOVE

Battery Powered Hand Warming Gloves

Your handshakes: firm, but true. Your tissue massages: devastatingly deep, but soothing. It would be a shame to expose even one of your fingers to a harsh winter. So you’ll stick them in these: alkaline-powered gloves that radiate eight hours’ worth of heat per charge. Also melts snowballs on contact.

Opening a Bottle with a Baseball Bat
SPLENDID SPLINTER

Opening a Bottle with a Baseball Bat

You’ve often wondered what happens to a baseball bat when it breaks during a game. Turns out, it gets made into a bottle opener. Each piece comes from a used MLB bat and is tagged with a hologram number identifying which game it’s from. You love hearing that crack of bat meeting bottle.

Thanksgiving Dinner, in Gumball Form
BITE SIZE

Thanksgiving Dinner, in Gumball Form

Your family’s Thanksgiving dinner is pretty much flawless. The turkey is roasted to a golden brown. The yams, ethereal. The stuffing, indescribable. The only problem: you can’t blow bubbles with it. For that, you’ll need these Thanksgiving gumballs, in turkey, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie flavors. Gravy optional.

Turning Your Text Messages into Comics
CARTOON NETWORK

Turning Your Text Messages into Comics

There’s a movie based on your Twitter feed slotted for summer 2011. A TV pilot in development about your daily IMs. And now, a website that’ll take the best text conversation submitted each week and turn it into a comic strip. Good thing you regularly text with a lasagna-crazed tabby cat.

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