Things to do for March 25, 2010

The Weekender

March Madness, Lobster Kits and... C-SPAN

We swear the weekend still has a perfect bracket.

1 New Perk
PERKS

1 New Perk

This week, Perks gets you up to 60% off your next hotel room via Tablet Hotels' new invite-only Private Sale service, along with a way to get a free room upgrade and some gratis champagne. (And no, it doesn't involve looting the minibar.)

The Sweet Sounds of the MP3 Doorbell
CHIMING IN

The Sweet Sounds of the MP3 Doorbell

There are few things more irritating than the mechanical chime of a doorbell. Okay, there are lots of things more irritating than that, but you have to start somewhere. Introducing the iChime, a doorbell that plays MP3s. Because the pizza guy deserves Huey Lewis.

Furniture Designed by You
COUCH SURFING

Furniture Designed by You

The fact is, you need a place to sit. This seat should be plush, comfortable and, above all else, an elegant frame for your most relaxed and reposed moments. This site can help—submit a scan of a couch you designed, and the brand will produce your sofa if it gets the most votes. We like the odds on your all-velvet Chesterfield.

Sit back and relax here

Introducing the Bottle-Opening Remote Control
MARCH MADNESS

Introducing the Bottle-Opening Remote Control

We're not saying you're lazy. We're just saying that if someone invented a remote control that also opened beers, and if that same someone happened to introduce it during the best sitting-on-the-couch-and-drinking-a-cold-one time of the year, well, that would interest you. Good news: someone has made the dream come true. Then again, you could just keep a bottle opener on your coffee table.

Click the Clicker here

The Maine Lobster Kit
MAINE ATTRACTION

The Maine Lobster Kit

The good news: lobster season's here. The better news: it never really went away. So there's only one thing to do: celebrate in style. And while this kit isn't revolutionary—it comes with some picks and crackers, and that's about it—it's handmade, and looks damn handsome. After all, you're not a heathen.

C-SPAN's New Online Archive
C IT NOW

C-SPAN's New Online Archive

America's number one cable network named C-SPAN just put up 160,000 riveting hours of archival footage online. Because nothing puts you on the edge of your seat like watching Congress debate the 1993 budget reconciliation bill.

See how a bill becomes a law here

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