Happy Friday, and Gong Xi Fa Cai! Our community project for today: we're celebrating the Lunar New Year...wear an auspicious fragrance to ring in the Year of the (Earth) Dog. What fragrance did you pick? As always, do chime in with your...Show More Summary
Taken together, the past three episodes of This Is Us have served as a mini-series about Jack Pearson’s death. “That’ll Be The Day” celebrated Jack’s final day on Earth, “Super Bowl Sunday” depicted his tragic death, and “The Car” is about laying him to rest, both literally and figuratively. Since it’s designed to… Read more...
Tomorrow, as poor Punxsutawney Phil is hoisted into the air to divine our future weather, you might find yourself wondering how on earth this became a "thing". The modern Groundhog Day holiday is based on ancient celebrations of the midpoint between the winter solstice and the spring equinox, prompted by the early signs of spring. Show More Summary
“We’ve met the enemy,” Walt Kelly’s Pogo once said, ” and it is us.” Actually that epigram came from a poster exhibited at the first Earth Day celebration in 1970. It meant that we are killing our planet and therefore ourselves. It’s recalled best through the Pogo comic panel and has become a touchstone of [...]Show More Summary
From Sober in Richmond (The Solstice Guy): “I started my 100 Day challenge on Winter Solstice [and is celebrating 3 years sober tomorrow] … If there is anyone out there who needs some motivation to start – perhaps they can do the Solstice to Solstice. It really helped me to have the power of the whole […]
Bitcoin enthusiasts rejoiced on Monday as 1 BTC traded at $10,000 for the first time. The celebration was short lived, but not because it immediately crashed back to earth. Just one day later, Bitcoin hit $11,000. The meteoric riseShow More Summary
Today in the US we celebrate Thanksgiving; a national holiday where we give thanks for the many blessings we enjoy (and I truly feel like the most blessed guy on earth). Traditionally this is a day where families come together to eat...Show More Summary
Pan de muerto is soft, sweet, and decorated with bones Mexico’s Dia de los Muertos honors loved ones who have passed away, celebrating on the day that the dead are said to return to earth. The centerpiece of any Dia de los Muertos celebration...Show More Summary
It is that time of year once again, when October 13th comes around and all of us inhabitants of the planet Earth and we celebrate one of the greatest holidays in all of existence, a holiday that has been in...
Among the titles, you'll find Google's Pac-Man recreation from 2010, the Earth Day quiz, and an all-new version of Snake.
You don't have to venture far in Destiny 2 to find Devrim Kay, your contact and reptuation vendor for Earth's European Dead Zone. He's a gruff, grey-haired sniper who spends his days and nights picking off enemies from the rafters of a ruined church. Show More Summary
Image Source: Eunice Hahn Anyone who's celebrated their birthday at the happiest place on earth will tell you that there ain't no party like a Disneyland party. Though it's already magical enough to spend the day at the parks, there are also several things Disney offers to make the occasion even more special for you. Show More Summary
As she heads back from her 288-day stint at the International Space Station (ISS), astronaut Peggy Whitson can celebrate her NASA/American records for most time spent in space (665 days) and oldest female astronaut.
Yesterday was Earth Overshoot Day. But unlike Earth Day, this is no occasion to celebrate given that, as of August 2, 2017, humans have officially used more natural resources than the Earth can replenish in one year. From now until the beginning of 2018, every natural resource used will be considered unsustainable.[...]
On June 17, NASA's MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission) will celebrate 1,000 Earth days in orbit around the Red Planet. Since its launch in November 2013 and its orbit insertion in September 2014, MAVEN has been exploring the upper atmosphere of Mars. Show More Summary
On June 17, NASA's MAVEN (Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission) will celebrate 1,000 Earth days in orbit around the Red Planet. Since its launch in November 2013 and its orbit insertion in September 2014, MAVEN has been exploring the...
SickKids Foundations is DadStrong for Father’s Day, a sweet recruitment for Norwegian foster families, and Equinox celebrates pride with a new alphabet. Aside from the dog-and-Comey show on Capitol Hill, the other big event of the week live-tweeted by obsessives was Apple’s latest WWDC. Show More Summary
Apple has debuted a great new ad from its “Shot on iPhone” campaign, showing off some stunning videos of the world shot by everyday users. The ad is titled simply “Earth.” It comes days after Apple reconfirmed its commitment to environmental causes after President Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accord. Show More Summary
Apple has released a new environment focused video today in the same style as those shown off last month celebrating Earth Day. The previously shared videos discussed the company’s environmental efforts and the science behind it all. The comical illustrations featured Apple Execs like Vice President Lisa Jackson. more…
ONE OF THE MANY REASONS I CELEBRATE HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT HOUR AND HUMAN ACHIEVEMENT DAY: Go Humans! We Inadvertently Created Artificial Protective Barrier Around Earth, NASA Says. (Earth what? Nah. Why would anyone celebrate a holiday started by a man so deranged he composted his girlfriend?)