Do the Green Thing is celebrating Earth Hour by releasing a new poster every day until March 29. Here are some of our favorites.
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This week it's time to say hello to the horse. January 31, 2014 marks the first day of the Year of the Horse and in parts of Asia, the celebration lasts at least three days. In Chinese astrology, there are five elements: fire, earth, metal, water and wood. Show More Summary
Hopefully she found a baby-sitter… Yesterday, reality TV attention-slore, model, and maligned mother Draya Michele celebrated another year walking this Earth. As always, the flock of seagulls she calls BFF’s were all in attendance as well as her baller boo
EcoSculpt returns to Washington Park this spring. Produced by 3CDC, EcoSculpt is a three-week installation of original sculptures made from recycled and/or recyclable materials in celebration of Earth Day. Artists have a chance to design and display large-scale, eco-friendly sculptures at Washington Park and win cash prizes. Show More Summary
Has it really been 40 years? Yes, the movie The Exorcist was released the day after Christmas in 1973. I can imagine that really brought people back down to earth after a jolly holiday. To celebrate the anniversary of the movie that brought horror to a new level, mental_floss has posted a list of fun facts about The Exorcist. Show More Summary
PERSONAL NOTE: With Christmas day landing smack in the middle of the week this year, it kind of spreads the celebration over all these five days and that gives me an opportunity for some time off. But not TGB. I've...
On Christmas Eve, two American astronauts spent the day in space, working to fix the cooling system on the International Space Station Down here on Earth, though, the celebrations are mostly confined to land and sea. From soldiers sharing...Show More Summary
Everyone loves pandas, but Americans may be a little too obsessed. On Dec. 1, the Smithsonian National Zoo announced that its resident panda cub -- who had just celebrated her first 100 days on Earth -- would be named "Bao Bao," based on the results of online ballots cast by more than 123,000 people around the world. Show More Summary
After 50 years, The Doctor finally had his day and what a day it was! After the record-breaking global broadcast, the ESW crew celebrated the 50th anniversary with an event co-hosted with TimeGate Convention, Doctor Who: The Forgotten Doctor and DragonCon British Media Track. Show More Summary
These days, it seems like you can't get online without stumbling across another selfie, whether from a celebrity or a long-lost friend on Facebook. Thankfully we've put together a group of our favorite selfies of someone that could actually use more face time: Mother Earth. Show More Summary
This tweet was sent a Packard Foundation board meeting four years ago. By today’s standards, it isn’t earth shattering. But, this was back in 2009 in the days when you mentioned Twitter and people would look at you with a puzzling...Show More Summary
As part of Earth Science Week, today celebrates the women in the field. In my time, I've watched women steadily grow in numbers and positions of influence. Today women earn as many degrees in geoscience fields as the men do. That success is still working its way upward as the old guard remains highly mannish. Show More Summary
Happy B'Day, everyone!!! 32 years ago today, a shooting star fell down to earth and landed in Houston, Texas. And her name…was Beyoncé! OK, maybe that's not exactly what happened, but today is Bey's birthday! The superstar is celebrating 32-years-young this year! We wonder what Jay Z and Blue Ivy have planned for her big day? We [...]
It's a fucking epidemic. All day, every day, all of the celebrities on earth are engaged in one single-minded purpose, and neither inclement weather nor lurking paparazzi nor sudden sinkholes nor plagues of toads nor yoga being cancelled shall keep them from their dark obsession. The obsession known as...STEPPING OUT. Read more...
The "Happiest Place on Earth" has attracted plenty of stars lately, including the Beckham family and Jennifer Lopez, who enjoyed a day at the theme park with her twins. They're not the only celebrities to frequent Disneyland - Gisele...Show More Summary
On December 18th, 1999 NASA launched the Terra Earth Observing Satellite into orbit, and today it's celebrating its milestone 5,000th day in space. Terra is equipped with five instruments from three countries, and is the flagship Earth Observing Satellite. Besides taking beautiful pictures of our planet, it also has important science applications.
Hey, it's National Aviation Day, the day that we celebrate the development of aviation. Happy Aviation Day, you guys. These days being launched 30,000+ feet in the air and flying over earth in a very complex and heavy machine is so standard that we mostly just complain about having to do it. Show More Summary
Every year, DisneyNature releases a nature documentary to celebrate Earth Day. For 2014, the film is Bears, the story of two bear cubs learning the art of survival in Alaska. Bears premieres on April 18, 2014. The trailer and official synopsis follow the jump. BEARS DISNEYNATURE Website and Mobile Site: Like us on Facebook: Facebook.com/Disneynature […]
I trust that everyone had a safe and satisfying celebration of the birthday of the greatest nation on earth yesterday, and that no fireworks were left unexpended (if any were left unexpended, deduct 10% from “man-card”–and for Pete’s sake, don’t tell anybody). Today we will again be covering the Zimmerman Trial live, all day, with [...]