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Birthdays, Like Royalty, Are Arbitrary Facets of the Human Experience

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Kate Middleton, a princess and a duchess and a human person, has reached her 33rd year upon this round earth. Maybe she will wear a cardboard party hat on her head to celebrate her special day! ... More »

5 Momentous Military Events That Took Place On Christmas Day

Christmas is one of the most celebrated holidays on earth. But that doesn't mean that conflicts simply freeze every December 25th. Here's a look at some of the major military events that have fallen on Christmas, a date with a surprisingly rich history. Show More Summary

Astronauts celebrate Christmas in space

While many of us here on Earth are opening presents and feasting on Christmas Day (Dec. 25), astronauts aboard the International Space Station will be having their own celebration high above the planet's surface. The two Americans among...Show More Summary

James Kerian: Politics And Peace On Earth

“Peace on earth” has been a common Christmas pronouncement for as long as Christmas has been celebrated.  In two days people all over the world will celebrate the most significant contribution to peace ever made but today I would like to thank the readers of SayAnythingBlog.com for one of their contributions to peace, namely, staying...

Just a Couple Dudes Building Sauron's Mace From Lord of the Rings

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

With the final (supposedly) Hobbit movie on its way, a few modern day blacksmiths have decided celebrate by forging some good, old fashioned Middle Earth weaponry. This is how you build a mace worthy of the second Dark Lord himself. Read more...

Nic Cage 38: Mapping the 38 Most Essential Nicolas Cage Locations on Earth

Today is Nic Cage Day across the Curbediverse, a day for celebrating The Legend and his legendary real estate hijinks. Why? Because Nic Cage. Nicolas Cage is not just one of our era's most important actors, he's also a man...

Nic Cage 38: Mapping the 38 Most Essential Nicolas Cage Locations on Earth

Today is Nic Cage Day across the Curbediverse, a day for celebrating The Legend and his legendary real estate hijinks. Why? Because Nic Cage. Nicolas Cage is not just one of our era's most important actors, he's also a man...

12 Ways to Say “Thank You” in Song

You know those people on Facebook who celebrate even minor holidays by posting corresponding songs? “Here’s ‘Big Yellow Taxi,’ happy Earth Day!” Maybe you’re one of those people. I won’t tell, though your entire Facebook feed already knows. I’m not saying it’s right or wrong, I’m just saying: at least make sure you pick… Read More

Modesto Area Friends: Wild Planet Day at West Campus, MJC on October 11!

4 months agoAcademics / Geology : Geotripper

What a great way to end Earth Science Week! For those of you within driving distance of Modesto Junior College, may I encourage you to check out our celebration of science this coming weekend! The event is a fundraiser for our soon-to-open...Show More Summary

Grand Canyon is theme of national Geologic Map Day

The annual Earth Science Week celebration is October 12 – 18 this year, with Friday, October 17 being Geologic Map Day. The theme this year is “Earth’s Connected Systems.” We just learned that the Geologic Map Day team chose the Grand Canyon as the poster for this year. So, here is a sneak peak of that poster.

This Mysterious Weather Phenomenon Can Kill Skydivers On A Clear, Calm Day

A man celebrating his upcoming 26th birthday last week with a tandem skydiving jump over Long Island was killed and his instructor critically injured when their parachute collapsed 50 feet above the Earth's surface, reported The New York Times. Show More Summary

15 Things to Cross Off Your List Before the Summer is Over

6 months agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Summer, a season is filled with longer days and shorter nights, abundance of fresh produce, and happy vibes. It is also a perfect time to celebrate the sun, our life force. The sun unconditionally supports and sustains life on Earth. … The post 15 Things to Cross Off Your List Before the Summer is Over appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Jokes! Latest Google Doodle ribs Holland’s Arjen Robben for his diving antics [Vine]

Search Engine conglomerate Google have been right on the World Cup bandwagon ever since the greatest show on Earth kicked off. To celebrate the football fiesta, Google have been featuring a football-related doodle on match days. Google’s most recent doodle even added some esoteric context to its homepage feature, by ribbing on Holland’s Arjen Robben, [...]

Indians berate finance minister for celebrating UFO day

AS many Indians worry about the threat of tough measures in their new government’s first Budget next week, a Facebook post suggesting the finance minister is pondering less earthly matters quickly roused anger yesterday. ||| AS manyShow More Summary

Dead Young Men: Mississippi, Israel, Palestine

I spent several days last week in Mississippi, mourning the murders of three young men 50 years ago, celebrating a Mississippi that today is very different, facing the truth that Earth and human communities -- especially, still, those...Show More Summary

Curiosity celebrates its first action-packed Martian year

7 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Curiosity feted its first Martian year on the red planet (687 earth days) with a stiched-up selfie while NASA reflected on the Mars rover's triumphs and setbacks. So far, it has achieved most of its mission goals, particularly its quest for evidence...

Curiosity Rover Celebrates One Year on Mars With a Selfie

NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover has spent exactly one Martian year — 687 Earth days — on the Red Planet To celebrate the occasion, the rover took a very lonely selfie, with the barren Martian landscape in the background. The "selfie" isShow More Summary

Mars Curiosity rover takes a selfie to mark its first Martian year

On Tuesday, the Mars Curiosity will celebrate the completion of its first Martian year — or 687 Earth days. To mark the occasion, NASA/JPL shared a self-portrait of the rover comprised of dozens of component images..@MarsCuriosity marks...Show More Summary

Summer Solstice 2014: Sun Yoga Practice (Printable Sequence Inside)

7 months agoFitness / Yoga : Yoganonymous

Jai summer! The Summer Solstice is the doorway to the second half of the year. It is the height of the summer—the longest day and shortest night of Earth’s solar year. This is the time when we celebrate the completion … The post Summer Solstice 2014: Sun Yoga Practice (Printable Sequence Inside) appeared first on YOGANONYMOUS.

Justin Bieber Receives Support From Celebrities Despite Barrage of Racist Remarks

He’s not exactly the most beloved singer on earth these days, but Justin Bieber still has some famous friends standing by his side. Following a pair of racial slur videos that surfaced this week, the “As Long As You Love Me” singer has...Show More Summary

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