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Hey, friends! We're proud to announce that we've launched the new look and feel of our website. It's been a long-time coming, and it's involved some pretty hefty challenges. We've...
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February, 2012 is...
Stockholm Public Library by Smath., on Flickr
Library Lovers Month
Stop hugging that library. No wait, my mistake, I forgot that it’s Library Lovers Month - and it seems to have come at just the right time as many local libraries are struggling during the economic...
Heart Month is an event run by the British Heart Foundation to raise awareness of heart disease and treatments. 2011 is the British Heart Foundation and Heart Month's joint 50th Birthday Celebration....
Wed 1st Feb, 2012
HEDGEHOG by milesmilob, on Flickr
Ouch! Hedgehog Day highlights these loveable creatures but heed this word of warning, don’t get too close. As we all know hedgehogs are covered in spines but...
Thu 2nd Feb, 2012
Crepe in Pan by Dan Zen, on Flickr
Celebrate Crepe Day (as opposed to Pancake Day) with a crispy, thin, French-style crepe - we recommend the classic lemon-and-sugar approach, but why not go...
Fri 3rd Feb, 2012
DSC_0555 by dmuth, on Flickr
Wear Red Day
Wear Red Day, is a day in February when many people wear red to show their support for the awareness of heart disease. In the UK The 'Red for Heart' campaign's...
Dubble Bubble by Gee311, on Flickr
Bubblegum Day is all about eating bubblegum to raise money for charity. Great fun for kids, and a way to help out a good cause; just remember not to swallow...
Sat 4th Feb, 2012
Tim Tam Slam ice cream by joyosity, on Flickr
Ice Cream For Breakfast Day
It's 7am, and you've a busy day ahead of you; what better way to prepare than filling up on a hearty bowl of...
Sun 5th Feb, 2012
nutella for breakfast by janineomg, on Flickr
Nutella is a famous chocolate and hazelnut spread, and is particularly celebrated on Nutella Day. Grab some chunky, thick white bread and get spreading!
Mon 6th Feb, 2012
Duck in Nidelva by vetlesk, on Flickr
Lame Duck Day
Lame Duck Day has nothing to do with injured animals; rather, it's about giving some support and recognition to people who are on their way out - last term's...
Tue 7th Feb, 2012
Alien Smoking Pot by liber, on Flickr
Extraterrestrial Culture Day
An officially acknowledged day in New Mexico (Roswell), Extraterrestrial Culture Day celebrates...
Pirouette - it's Ballet Day! It may be a bit of a stretch to take up ballet for a single day, so why not simply go and see a ballet instead?
Wed 8th Feb, 2012
Spinny, Spiney Kite by yerffej9, on Flickr
Kite Flying Day
Find a sunny, public open place, and join in with Kite Flying Day! Take a picnic to the park and get competitive, seeing who can fly the highest, the fastest,...
Thu 9th Feb, 2012
Bath in bookshop, in Bath by janetmck, on Flickr
Read In The Bathtub Day
A day for relaxing in style, Read In The Bathtub Day gives you the opportunity to have a guilt-free early,...
Fri 10th Feb, 2012
Chinese Umbrellas by kyle simourd, on Flickr
Umbrellas are a remarkably effective accessory for protecting yourself from wind, rain and sun. Whatever the weather, Umbrella Day is a great excuse to sport a...
Sat 11th Feb, 2012
DIY White T-Shirt Refashion by Stacie Stacie Stacie, on Flickr
White Shirt Day
White Shirt Day marks the end of a union strike by employees of General Motors in 1937. Commemorate their fight for fairer working conditions by wearing a...
Sun 12th Feb, 2012
Darwin by brucew_o, on Flickr
Darwin Day celebrates the anniversary of the birth of the famous evolutionary scientist Charles Darwin.
Mon 13th Feb, 2012
My name badge by James Cridland, on Flickr
Get A Different Name Day
Whether you're having a bit of an identity crisis, or simply fancy confusing your friends, Get A Different...
Tue 14th Feb, 2012
Ferris wheel in Prater by Mihai Bojin, on Flickr
Ferris Wheel Day
Ride high, high in the sky (within the constraints of a Perspex box attached to a giant wheel); what better way to celebrate Ferris Wheel Day?
Wed 15th Feb, 2012
Gumdrops by terren in Virginia, on Flickr
Gummy, chewy, tasty sweets are the theme of Gumdrop Day, which presents you the opportunity (or the excuse) to eat as many gumdrops as possible (within reason,...
Thu 16th Feb, 2012
Almonds by HealthAliciousNess, on Flickr
It's generally believed and agreed by historians (and food historians in particular) that almonds were one of the earliest cultivated foods by mankind. Almond...
Fri 17th Feb, 2012
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle. ~Plato by katerha, on Flickr
Random Acts Of Kindness Day
There's no better time to help a pensioner to cross the road than on Random Acts Of Kindness Day. Of course,...
Sat 18th Feb, 2012
batteries by scalespeeder, on Flickr
Where would we be without the humble battery? Take a moment to consider how many of your household items use batteries - from cars to remote controls and...
Sun 19th Feb, 2012
To Live and Dine in NYC by missmeng, on Flickr
Chocolate Mint Day
There's something special about the combination of smooth, rich, luxurious chocolate and cool, refreshing, sharp mint. Celebrate this incredible combination on...
Mon 20th Feb, 2012
Cutie Our Pet Rat by audreyjm529, on Flickr
Love Your Pet Day
How's your relationship with your favourite furry friend? Love Your Pet Day is a chance to show your cat, dog, tortoise or [insert other] how you really feel....
Tue 21st Feb, 2012
Finnish pancakes by MiikaS, on Flickr
Celebrate Pancake Day by, you guessed it, eating pancakes! Keep it simple with flour, egg, milk and butter, or get exotic and consider a pinch of salt,...
Wed 22nd Feb, 2012
Margarita at Fred's by ralph and jenny, on Flickr
Tequila, triple sec and lime juice (and ice) are everything you'll need to celebrate Margarita Day - that and some good friends, a tropical beach (or luxurious...
Thu 23rd Feb, 2012
Curling Stones by ex_magician, on Flickr
Curling Is Cool Day
Curling is an odd sport - perceived by many as a fusion of indoor bowls, ice-skating and household cleaning. Curling Is Cool Day attempts to break away from...
Fri 24th Feb, 2012
Tortilla chips by waitscm, on Flickr
Tortilla Chip Day
Tortilla Chip Day is best celebrated on a comfy sofa and a favourite film with a selection of tasty dips! Why not go all out and add some cheese into the mix,...
Sat 25th Feb, 2012
Sword Swallowing by flickr jim, on Flickr
Sword Swallowers Day
Dangerous, exciting and alluring, Sword Swallowers Day showcases the art of sword swallowing. Do we even need to tell you not try this at home?
Sun 26th Feb, 2012
Storytelling @ Thurdays by kodomut, on Flickr
Tell A Fairy Tale Day
Gather round the fire, and make yourselves comfortable... Tell A Fairy Tale Day is all about exploring myths...
Mon 27th Feb, 2012
Polar Bear by longhorndave, on Flickr
Polar Bear Day
Polar Bear Day celebrates one of nature's most impressive hunters, and the world's largest carnivore. When fully grown, polar bears can span an enormous 9 feet...
Tue 28th Feb, 2012
Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease by Pulmonary Pathology, on Flickr
Rare Disease Day
Rare Disease Day is an observance held on the last day of February to raise awareness about diseases that most people will not know of, as well as to improve...
Wed 29th Feb, 2012
Happy Leap Day! by Mykl Roventine, on Flickr
Leap Year Day
Feel like things are getting on top of you, and you can't keep up? Don't worry - Leap Year Day is a free day that only comes around once every four years! Use...
January, 2012 was...
Butternut squash soup with prosciutto by Ross Catrow, on Flickr
With the cold weather still in abundance, January is the perfect month to celebrate and enjoy soup of all kinds. From thick, creamy, calorie laden soup (also...
Tea by chumsdock, on Flickr
Hot Tea Month
Nothing is quite as relaxing, reassuring or satisfying as a cup of hot tea. Hot Tea Month encourages you to branch out and try new types of tea to fit...
March, 2012 will be...
Over four thousand years ago the first umbrella took shape. Whether the inventor was looking for a way to beat the heat or to stave off the rain is anyone’s...
Colerain 136 by Don Lehmkuhl, on Flickr
Cheerleading Safety Month
Let's face it, cheerleading is a dangerous activity. Pom-poms, shorts, potentially slippery surfaces and...
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