Since most people in the United States do not work on Monday I decided to give you some stuff to read just in case you don't know what to do with yourself this weekend.
SQL Server 2008 Whitepapers
There are 16 whitepapers that Microsoft has made available. Most of them are about 10 pages so it should not take that long to go through all of them
HTTP Endpoints to be deprecated in SQL Server 2008
Another one bites the dust, Notification Services is not alone after all. Bob Beauchemin has more info.
Bob Beauchemin has also two post that deal with Spatial Data: Using SQL Server 2008 spatial and the Virtual Earth map control - 1 and Using SQL Server 2008 spatial and the Virtual Earth map control - 2. The Spatial Data posts are more for people who do front end as well as back end development.
Two Interesting articles by the PSS SQL Server Engineers
How it Works: SQL Server Per Query Degree Of Parallelism Worker Count(s) and How It Works: SQL Server 2005 Connection and Task Assignments
If that is not enough for you there are also a bunch of SQL Server 2008 Webcasts available as well as a bunch of SQL Server 2008 Videos.
If you are still bored then maybe it is time for you to get out of the house :-)