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International Mud Month

International Mud Month

Dates

  • Jun, 2017
  • Jun, 2016
  • Jun, 2015
”There is an eagle in me that wants to soar, and there is a hippopotamus in me that wants to wallow in the mud.” ~ Carl Sandburg We sit each day in cubicles and under flickering lights, staring at screens that shimmer with a digital world, and every... [read more]

Christmas Card Day

Christmas Card Day

Dates

9th Dec each year
Way back in 1843, the first commercial Christmas card was created in England by Sir Henry Cole, a civil servant who was responsible for the idea of sending greetings scribbled into the now familiar cards we get around the season of good cheer. The History... [read more]

International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

Dates

  • 2017
We all recognize tourism when we see it. Countries around the world are trying to keep their homelands as economically clean and safe for the fact of tourism. But did you know that tourism actually helps a country grow? The money from tourists helps countries... [read more]

National Geographic Day

National Geographic Day

Dates

27th Jan each year
National Geographic is something we take for granted, which is not surprising considering that it has been around for well over 100 years. The first issue of the magazine was published in 1888, and National Geographic Magazines have been published regularly,... [read more]

Mother Ocean Day

Mother Ocean Day

Dates

10th May each year
Water is essential to human life. In fact, it is essential to all of the forms of life known to humankind in general, as there are no known species that can survive without it. Though marine biologists are unsure just how many kinds of creatures reside in our... [read more]

Petroleum Day

Petroleum Day

Dates

17th Nov each year
Petroleum gets a terribly bad rap most of the time these days, and of course it is true that it has contributed to the pollution of our planet. However, petroleum is not just used in cars. It is also a key ingredient in other substances we use on an everyday... [read more]

Plant a Flower Day

Plant a Flower Day

Dates

12th Mar each year
Few things on the planet are more beautiful or fascinating than flowers—with over 400,000 flowering plant species in the world, there is definitely something every one of us would fall in love with. Flowers have served numerous purposes over the millennia,... [read more]

International Sloth Day

International Sloth Day

Dates

20th Oct each year
Look at that face. Look at it. Over the centuries, people have derided sloths for being either stupid or lazy or a combination of both, but have you ever thought they might just be onto something? After all, they always kind of look like they’re smiling.... [read more]
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