Things to do for November 27, 2009

The Weekender

Coffee for the Lazy, Bjorn Borg and Derby Day

The weekend is eating leftover leftovers.

Kentucky. Horses. You.
GET OUT OF DODGE

Kentucky. Horses. You.

It's the Friday after Thanksgiving, so naturally your mind is wandering to…horse racing. We thought you should know that you have until 11:50 Eastern to save 700 bucks on a three-night stay in Louisville for the Derby. Mint juleps not included—except on Thursday, when food and drinks are on the house.

The race is on here

Ping-Pong Mirror Paddle
PAUSE TO REFLECT

Ping-Pong Mirror Paddle

Your hair's just right, the short shorts are in place, and your headband looks spot on: you are Björn Borg. (At least the Björn Borg of Ping-Pong.) But should your diving backhand leave a hair out of place, the latest development in sports-grooming technology, the Ping-Pong mirror, will help you put it back.

The USB Coffee Cup
A WARM UP

The USB Coffee Cup

The only problem with coffee is that sometimes it gets cold. Oh, and it takes way too much effort to actually stir in your milk and sugar. This cup can help you with both—plug it into your computer, and it will heat and stir your java. Sadly, you still have to pour refills the old-fashioned way, without a magic coffee robot to help.

The heat is on here

Remote Control Luggage Locator
REMOTE LOCATION

Remote Control Luggage Locator

According to our research, you stand a 50 percent chance of losing your luggage this weekend. (Note: research might be fabricated.) Here to help: this tiny device, which beeps when you press the remote control from up to 45 feet away. Admittedly, not much help if your bags get rerouted to Columbus.

Find yourself here

Custom Subway Signage
GOING UNDERGROUND

Custom Subway Signage

Back in the day, if you wanted the coveted Bedford Ave subway sign for your living room, you had to get it the old-fashioned way: asking someone really nicely to steal it for you. Now you can do it on the up-and-up, and even get the signs customized—which should tide you over until they finally name a street after you.

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