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Things to do for April 03, 2014
Fly-Fishing, Joe Biden and Strange Beer
April showers bring May weekends.
A Planet Named After Our Vice President
Last week, astronomers at Yale discovered a faintly pink, frozen planet in the outer limits of our solar system. And they’re tentatively calling it “Biden.” Presumably because of its shrewd diplomatic skills and brilliant smile. And not at all because it’s that light-pink thing in the background.
Take This and Meet Us in Wyoming
Right now, it’s fly-fishing season. And right... now, you have no excuse for not partaking in one of America’s favorite leisurely pastimes. Because Patagonia made you these uncomplicated fly rods for your maiden voyage. Or for using as props while making up a story about that time you went fly-fishing.
Someone Up and Made a Beer with Brains
NAME: Dock Street Walker.
ORIGIN: West Philadelphia (born and raised...).
TYPE OF BEER: American pale stout.
INGREDIENTS: Malted wheat, oats, flaked barley, organic cranberry, smoked goat brains.
TASTING NOTES: Delicate, earthy overtones with a slight tartness and a hint of telling people you drank beer made with goat brains.
Basically TV Guide for Viral Videos
Imagine if there were a website that combed through all of the videos on the Internet, sorted the best ones into channels and put everything in one easily navigable TV Guide–esque format. Nice, you’ve just imagined something not entirely original. You’re still welcome to enjoy its services, though.
A Very British Way to Cut Things
If you don’t have a Swiss Army knife, good. Because that means you’re automatically in the market for one of these British Army knives. They’ve got three pieces: a sheepsfoot blade, a can opener and a marlin spike. It doesn’t matter what that is because it’s called a marlin spike.