International Coffee DayBackground image Cup Of Coffee With Beans by Petr Kratochvil @ Public Domain Pictures Public domain It’s International Coffee Day, a day to drink coffee and promote fair trade coffee. And there’s no denying coffee is a popular drink in many corners of the world. From popular coffee chains like Starbucks […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today is World Rabies Day, a day with a worthy goal: ending rabies everywhere. Events on this day help to raise awareness of rabies and the fact that it’s still a problem. The day also promotes prevention activities to reduce the cases of rabies, especially in places where the risk of rabies is high. The […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Google’s BirthdayBackground image By Hendrike (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons Guess what? It’s Google’s Birthday! Sort of. At least, today’s the day Google tells us to celebrate (in recent years, anyway). And we always do what Google says. Right? Google’s Actual Birth Date So … Google’s “real” birthday depends on exactly how […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Do you love rabbits? Then today’s your day: International Rabbit Day. Today is all about protecting and caring for all rabbits, whether pets or wild. That means taking good care of your pet rabbit. And also being kind to wild rabbits. Also, not abusing rabbits for cosmetic and medical testing. Rethinking fur farming (as […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s Save the Koala Day! And who wouldn’t want to save these adorable little furballs? It’s all soft and cuddly and … Ok, no. It’s not actually very cuddly. But it is an important part of the Australian wildlife. And it is in danger of disappearing. The Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) started this day […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
National Punctuation DayBackground image “Punctuation Saves Lives!” by Darin McClure @ Flickr; licensed under CC BY 2.0 If you spend any time at all on social media, you’ve probably seen some version of the image on the right. Or you’ve experienced the utter confusion of trying to read a post without any capitalization […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Have you ever heard of Restless Legs Syndrome (also called Willis-Ekbom disease or RLS/WED)? No? Neither have a lot of people, but there’s a day dedicated to raising awareness of this confusing condition: Restless Legs Awareness Day. The day happens every year on September 23, which is the birthday of the Swedish neurologist who […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today, and every year on September 22, we celebrate the elephant with Elephant Appreciation Day. Elephants are amazing creatures, and we can’t seem to help being fascinated by them. One person who was especially captivated by elephants was Wayne Hepburn. His obsession apparently started after his daughter gave him an elephant paperweight. He was soon […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today is the day husbands everywhere must worship their wives all day long: It’s Wife Appreciation Day! And it’s about time, given that Husband Appreciation Day was way back in April! We don’t know who started this day … Probably a husband trying to get out of the doghouse (although there’s actually a separate day […]Continue Reading... No Comments.