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Regret | St. Vincent

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Witch | Maps & Atlases

The weather would celebrate us both as we ran all the way home

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The Ballad of El Goodo | Big Star

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astronomy-to-zoology:

Amazonian Leaf-footed Bug (Dicator bilenatus)

…A species of leaf-footed bug that occurs throughout South America, parts of Central America, and some Caribbean Islands. Like all coreids D. bilenatus is a herbivore and likely feeds on a wide variety of plant species. When threatened it probably is able to release a unpleasant odor to deter potential predators, like other coreids.

Classification

Animalia-Athropoda-Insecta-Hemiptera-Heteroptera-Coreoidea-Coreidae-Dicator-D.bilineatus

Images: Linaldo Cardoso and Geoff Callice

fellowshipofthedrink:

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Hey, everyone! Michael here. For this lovely Pokemon month, I decided to honor a classic Pokemon, Sandslash, with a classic drink, the Blood and Sand. Now, I’m going to level with you, the impetus for this drink was the pun, but that’s just how I do things. And, on the plus side, it turned out mighty tasty. The biggest change I made was substitute the scotch for mezcal, because it’s still smoky, but Sandslash is reminiscent of an armadillo, so an agave spirit made sense to me.

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This drink, like the original, is pretty simple. You’ll need:

  • 3/4 oz. Mezcal
  • 3/4 oz. Cherry Brandy
  • 1/2 oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • 1 oz. Orange Juice

Combine all ingredients in a shaker full of ice, shake and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry and enjoy! It’s a bit strong and complex, so it’s definitely a sipper. If you can’t find cherry brandy or if you just don’t like brandy that much, you can easily substitute it with a maraschino liqueur (I recommend Luxardo).