Zero Tasking Day

Zero Tasking Day

3rd November (First Sunday of November)

The extra hour we get when daylight savings times change is often heralded as an opportunity for extra productivity, activity and 'doing'. However, given that we're all already 'owed' an hour every other time it...

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    Job Action Day

    Job Action Day

    4th November (First Monday of November)

    “If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth...

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      Stress Awareness Day

      Stress Awareness Day

      6th November (First Wednesday of November)

      Stress can be a real killer, both in the workplace and in our day to day lives. Stress serves a solid purpose in human biology, but our modern lives have brought about a surplus of...

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      Men Make Dinner Day

      Men Make Dinner Day

      7th November (First Thursday of November)

      A beautiful image isn’t it? Coming home at the end of the day and the wife has dinner all laid out and ready for her hard working husband. Part of the bucolic yesteryear images of...

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        International Tongue Twister Day

        International Tongue Twister Day

        10th November (Second Sunday of November)

        “He thrusts his fists against the posts and still insists he sees the ghosts.” ― Stephen King, It It’s an elegant dance, or a fumbling ungainly stumble through a linguistic waltz. Whether you’re discussing Peter Piper picking...

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          Guinness World Record Day

          Guinness World Record Day

          17th November (Third Sunday of November)

          I think if you come first with a new world record, that is the best. - Haile Gebrselassie World Records aren’t set every day, but world records for new types of things can be. Whether you’re...

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            Entrepreneurs’ Day

            Entrepreneurs’ Day

            19th November (Third Tuesday of November)

            When you think about it, the world is crammed with great products that we took for granted, but that were once non-existent until they were somehow dreamed up by a budding entrepreneur. From the postage...

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              Use Less Stuff Day

              Use Less Stuff Day

              21st November (Third Thursday of November)

              “There are two ways to be rich: One is by acquiring much, and the other is by desiring little.” - Jackie French Koller It seems like every day that passes results in us accumulating more and...

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                Flossing Day

                Flossing Day

                22nd November (Fourth Friday of November)

                When was the last time that you flossed your teeth, honestly? Yeah, you probably have heard it from your dentist just about every time you have gone to have your teeth cleaned (or cavities filled...

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                  Maize Day

                  Maize Day

                  29th November (Day after Thanksgiving)

                  Maize Day is celebrated every year to mark the special role that maize has played in food history. Maize, which the Europeans came to call “corn,” has an ancient and interesting history and plays central roles...

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                    Small Business Saturday (US)

                    Small Business Saturday (US)

                    30th November (Saturday after Thanksgiving in the U.S.)

                    Small businesses often are overlooked by customers who are enticed by larger companies, and this can adversely affect the local economy in more negative ways than might appear on the surface level. The rise of...

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                      French Fried Clam Day

                      French Fried Clam Day

                      Every November 1st

                      “Clams served on Quinnipeague were dug from the from the flats hours before cooking, and the batter, which was exquisitely light, held bits of parsley and thyme. Other fried clams couldn't compare.” ~ Barbara Delinsky, Sweet...

                      Deviled Egg Day

                      Deviled Egg Day

                      Every November 2nd

                      Never mind sunny side up, hard boiled or fried - egg aficionados will know that the humble egg can become a taste sensation with the little preparation that you need to rustle up deviled eggs. Far...

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                        Sandwich Day

                        Sandwich Day

                        Every November 3rd

                        The argument that all Jews have a heartfelt investment in the state of Israel is untrue. Some have a heartfelt investment in corned beef sandwiches. - Judith Butler Never underestimate the power of a good...

                        Use Your Common Sense Day

                        Use Your Common Sense Day

                        Every November 4th

                        Every day we see complete fails of Common Sense, stupid and fantastic examples of the horror that can occur when someone just… refuses… to think. Sometimes it’s a matter of hubris, people thinking that their...

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                          Gunpowder Day

                          Gunpowder Day

                          Every November 5th

                          Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot... Known as Guy Fawkes Night or Fireworks Night, Gunpowder Day focuses on the plot by Guy Fawkes and other conspirators to blow up Britain's parliament...

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                          Nachos Day

                          Nachos Day

                          Every November 6th

                          Sometimes they're hot and spicy. Sometimes they're cheesy. Sometimes they make a mess everywhere. But one thing is certain: they're delicious, and a favorite in many parts of the world. Yes, we're talking about nachos...

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                          Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day

                          Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day

                          Every November 7th

                          This intriguingly specific Day celebrates a particular combination of flavours - dark, bitter chocolate and toasted almonds. This is one of the oldest recipes involving chocolate known in the English-speaking world, featuring as the only...

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                          Cappuccino Day

                          Cappuccino Day

                          Every November 8th

                          Italy is famous for the variety of coffees it produces. Cappuccinos are loved among coffee lovers and despite its vague history, many people still appreciate the comfort it brings. Thus, comes a happy day called...

                          Chaos Never Dies Day

                          Chaos Never Dies Day

                          Every November 9th

                          There are, let's face it, quite a number of days dedicated to stress relief, calmness and generally taking it easy. All of these days work on the premise that we're too busy, too bustly, and...

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                          Sesame Street Day

                          Sesame Street Day

                          Every November 10th

                          There are very few of us who have not been impacted by Sesame Street in our childhood years. So, it only makes sense that Sesame Street Day was created to celebrate the tremendous influence that...

                          Origami Day

                          Origami Day

                          Every November 11th

                          When you fold a piece of paper, you’re essentially changing the memory of that piece. - Eric Demaine in Between the Folds There’s a birthday coming, and it’s an important one for all you paper folding fanatics...

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                          Pizza With The Works Except Anchovies Day

                          Pizza With The Works Except Anchovies Day

                          Every November 12th

                          You can do irrefutably impossible things with the right amount of planning and support from intelligent and hardworking people and pizza. - Scott M. Gimple There it is, sitting on your counter, fresh from the pizza parlor...

                          World Kindness Day

                          World Kindness Day

                          Every November 13th

                          Kindness Day isn't just about adopting all the children from your local orphanage – it’s about the little gestures of kindness too. Helping others can restore a sense of humanity, not to mention giving you...

                          Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day

                          Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day

                          Every November 14th

                          “It's nice if people can finally loosen up a little bit and just go out laugh at silliness. I mean, people take themselves way too seriously sometimes.” - Larry the Cable Guy Every day is a new...

                          Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day

                          Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day

                          Every November 15th

                          Although it has been rumored that Clean Your Refrigerator Day was started by the Whirlpool Corporation, the origin of this event is lost in the mists of time. The day is a great reminder though...

                          Have a Party with Your Bear Day

                          Have a Party with Your Bear Day

                          Every November 16th

                          Have a Party with Your Bear Day is one of several bear-related holidays of which Teddy Bear Picnic Day is the most famous. The origins and history of this holiday are shrouded in obscurity, although...

                          Homemade Bread Day

                          Homemade Bread Day

                          Every November 17th

                          Sliced bread is undoubtedly a good thing - it saves time, and the effort of kneading. But it's a real shame that so few of us get to taste the yeasty deliciousness that is home-made...

                          Occult Day

                          Occult Day

                          Every November 18th

                          “When you start to notice the mystical, the mystical will start to notice you.” ― Dacha Avelin History is full of rich and mysterious religions, practices, and beliefs that shaped the world we live in, hinting at...

                          International Men’s Day

                          International Men’s Day

                          Every November 19th

                          International Men's Day was created in 1999 in Trinidad and Tobago. The main purpose of the day is to focus on the health of males. Other aspects of the day include improving gender relations, showing that...

                          Name Your PC Day

                          Name Your PC Day

                          Every November 20th

                          They’re your best friend on almost any day, they work tirelessly to keep you in communication with friends and family, connected with work and the goings-on in the world around you. Sometimes they need a...

                          Stuffing Day

                          Stuffing Day

                          Every November 21st

                          ”My most memorable meal is every Thanksgiving. I love the food: the turkey and stuffing; ~ Douglas Conant There is one thing that everyone waits for when the autumn season comes around, and while your first guess...

                          Go For A Ride Day

                          Go For A Ride Day

                          Every November 22nd

                          Go For A Ride Day encourages you to get out into the world - hop on your bike, into your car, or simply get your walking boots out of storage and go on a trip...

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                            Fibonacci Day

                            Fibonacci Day

                            Every November 23rd

                            ”Von Neumann probe programmed to multiply Clickin’ and tickin’ with the equation of phi Striving and climbing and bribing and lying For science, fudge the numbers so that everything fits” - Doctor Steel Fibonacci Sequence There are sequences that appear...

                            Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day

                            Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day

                            Every November 24th

                            Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. - Henry Van Dyke We all have remarkable talents that are unique to us...

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                            Shopping Reminder Day

                            Shopping Reminder Day

                            Every November 25th

                            Christmas - that most wonderful time of year filled with gifts, festivities, and a whole host of ads and promotions constantly bombarding you about it. It’s no doubt that Christmas has become commercialized, and indeed...

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                            Cake Day

                            Cake Day

                            Every November 26th

                            “Qu’ils mangent de la brioche!” or, “Let them eat cake!” Perhaps the most famous quote about cake ever, these were the words of a great French princess, often likely Marie Antoinette herself, upon being informed...

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                              Pins And Needles Day

                              Pins And Needles Day

                              Every November 27th

                              Pins and Needles Day might not have its origins in what you think! Though when we say ‘pins and needles’ today, you’ll think of that tingly feeling you get when your leg goes to sleep...

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                                French Toast Day

                                French Toast Day

                                Every November 28th

                                There’s a blend that just makes our morning fantastic, and it’s a blending of eggs, milk, and cinnamon with bread dipped in. There’s something about the savory sweet smell of it, and the anticipation of...

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                                  Electronic Greetings Day

                                  Electronic Greetings Day

                                  Every November 29th

                                  You remember all of those sometimes cute, sometimes funny, and sometimes downright obnoxious electronic greeting cards that used to appear in your email inbox? Well, if you hadn’t guessed it, there’s actually a day devoted...

                                  Computer Security Day

                                  Computer Security Day

                                  Every November 30th

                                  These days, electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, and computers make up an important component of our everyday lives. While communication has become easier and more efficient than ever before, these technological advancements have brought...

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                                  World Vegan Month

                                  World Vegan Month

                                  Every November

                                  “You have just dined, and however scrupulously the slaughterhouse is concealed in the graceful distance of miles, there is complicity.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson There is a rising movement in the world today, a movement that...

                                  Novel Writing Month

                                  Novel Writing Month

                                  Every November

                                  We’re all full of stories, each of us with our own tales to tell, but we never quite seem to find the time to make it happen, do we? There’s always too much to do...

                                  Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month

                                  Peanut Butter Lovers’ Month

                                  Every November

                                  Peanut Butter, that strange thick rich concoction of a humble legume. It appears in candy’s, in sandwiches, and even in rich savory dishes in the form of a sauce. There’s crunchy peanut butter and creamy...

                                  Pomegranate Month

                                  Pomegranate Month

                                  Every November

                                  I felt like a seed in a pomegranate. Some say that the pomegranate was the real apple of Eve, fruit of the womb, I would eat my way into perdition to taste you. - Jeanette Winterson They...

                                  Manatee Awareness Month

                                  Manatee Awareness Month

                                  Every November

                                  As much as animals like elephants are currently under threat in Central Africa, whales, manatees and turtles, to name a few, are probably in far more dire peril -- and almost nobody knows.” - Peter Walsh The...

                                  Native American Heritage Month

                                  Native American Heritage Month

                                  Every November

                                  In countries all over the world, new people have travelled from their points of origin the inhabit land that previously belonged to others. While we call the Americas the “New World”, the culture and history...