Things to do for February 27, 2014

The Weekender

Stripper Poles, Tetris and Pharrell’s Giant Hat

It’s really just an honor to be nominated for the weekend.

Apparently Tetris Is Good for You

Apparently <em>Tetris</em> Is Good for You

A recent scientific study has found that playing Tetris for three minutes a day can reduce cravings for food, cigarettes and alcohol. So, guess you’re not playing Tetris anymore.

Is There Anything Hops Can’t Do?

Is There Anything Hops Can’t Do?

Maybe... but you can officially cross washing, lathering, rinsing and repeating off the list, because the hopsologists at Atlantic Farms just rolled out a new line of hops-infused soaps, conditioners and shampoo. Don’t act like you weren’t keeping a list.

There Is a House in New Orleans...

There Is a House in New Orleans...

Right now, thousands of people in New Orleans are doing unspeakable things for beaded necklaces. Speaking of which: you should visit New Orleans soon. Especially since a French Quarter hotel just debuted a set of “saint-themed” rooms with things like their own stripper pole and stage. The “Do Not Disturb” sign goes without saying.

For Sale: Pharrell’s Grammys Hat

For Sale: Pharrell’s Grammys Hat

January 26: Pharrell wears an enormous Vivienne Westwood hat to the Grammys. Becomes a meme.
February 27: You bid on the hat. Because it’s being auctioned online right now.
March 2: The auction ends. You win. And you don’t regret it. At all. Like, not even a little bit.

This Should Help You Relax...

This Should Help You Relax...

Well, the Internet finally got around to curing hyperventilation (or at least calming you down). That cure: a website that illustrates simple breathing exercises designed to de-stress you. We like the one where you breathe in... and then out...

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