Things to do for August 25, 2011

The Weekender

Scoring, James Taylor and Saying Cheese

The weekend’s brightest and most innovative days are ahead of it.

Say Cheese. Get Photo.
CHEESY

Say Cheese. Get Photo.

For far too long, you’ve had to suffer the burden of actually pressing a button or tapping a screen to take a photo. Finally—finally—those days are over. This iPhone app lets you take a photo by merely saying “cheese.” Consider it your long-overdue defense against pinkie cramps.

A Bold Leap in Koozie Technology
THE SCORE

A Bold Leap in Koozie Technology

Bags. Horseshoes. The game of drink. Whatever you play, keeping score gets a little tricky a few drinks in. Until now. This koozie has a sliding scorekeeper that goes up to 21. Also: it keeps beer cold. Much more convenient than the scorekeeping refrigerator.

Your New Guitar Teacher: James Taylor
YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND

Your New Guitar Teacher: James Taylor

You’d love to be someone who serenades. The problem: your guitar skills are, well, nonexistent. The solution: calling up the dude with the ad on the telephone pole. Or better yet, James Taylor, who is posting free lessons up on his site. First lesson: Swedish death metal shredding.

Mating Habits of the Brits
GRAPHIC CONTENT

Mating Habits of the Brits

You can’t help it. You’re curious how many 23- to 38-year-old British women with a college degree and a home in the suburbs have had a one-night stand. Or maybe you’re not, but this animated chart—put together by the smuthounds at BBC’s Channel 4—might captivate you anyway. (Also: 42%.)

The Latest in Custom Jets...
DE PLANE

The Latest in Custom Jets...

The country needs someone to look up to. We mean that literally, and we mean you, soaring majestically overhead in a custom jet. (We won’t tell Congress if you won’t.) Some options: gadgets galore, exterior graphics and an extended-range fuel tank. Because other countries also need someone to look up to.

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