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Celebrating Our Cats On National Cat Day

Oct 29, 14 Celebrating Our Cats On National Cat Day

Posted by in Health, Science, Seasonal

Today is a great day – it is National Cat Day. That’s right; an entire day dedicated to celebrating cats is upon us. Though many ways exist to celebrate cats on this fine National Cat Day, why don’t we take a look at the benefits of having cats in our lives?

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What Happens After Death?

Oh, October... the one time of year when everyone gets together, eats candy, and does not feel really awkward talking about things like death and decomposition. After all, it’s all in the spirit of Halloween. So, what happens to us after we die?

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Finally, Someone Calls Out Big Sugar Before Halloween

Oct 29, 14 Finally, Someone Calls Out Big Sugar Before Halloween

Posted by in Health, Seasonal

Despite a threatening obesity epidemic in the sugar-laden United States, children will not be disappointed with their candy selections as they trick-or-treat this Halloween. John Oliver announced on Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight show, that Americans are predicted to spend $2.2 billion on Halloween candy this year.

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It’s Almost Halloween, Time For Sweet Treats

It’s that time of year again: the days are growing shorter, the nights longer, the weather is getting cooler, the leaves are changing color, and best of all, it’s getting close to Halloween. Halloween is one of the greatest of all holidays — in my opinion — as it is a wonderful time in which people can go out and...

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Steve Jobs Day: A Great Big Thanks For All The Techno-Benefits

Oct 16, 14 Steve Jobs Day: A Great Big Thanks For All The Techno-Benefits

Posted by in Seasonal, Technology

On October 16 every year, people in the tech world celebrate Steve Jobs Day, a day when Steve Jobs is remembered by many all at the same time. Through his time at Apple, his creativity contributed to bringing the world several important devices. According to Forbes.com, Jobs helped bring the world these 10 great technological advances.

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National Public Lands Day 2014

Sep 27, 14 National Public Lands Day 2014

Posted by in Natural Science, Seasonal

September 27, 2014 is National Public Lands Day (NPLD). The theme this year is "Helping Hands for America's Lands," sponsored by Toyota, Northrup Grumman and many others. This year is the 20th anniversary of the event.

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Gettin’ Our Punctuation Celebration On

Sep 24, 14 Gettin’ Our Punctuation Celebration On

Posted by in Education, Seasonal

As a grammarian and English professor, today is one of my favorite days: National Punctuation Day. This is a day to celebrate punctuation and the correct usage of punctuation. As one who deals with punctuation and editing on a daily basis, I am super excited to share some celebration about punctuation.

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Aye Me Matey: It’s Pirate Time

Sep 19, 14 Aye Me Matey: It’s Pirate Time

Posted by in Lifestyle, Seasonal, Technology

I remember the first time I read Peter Pan and then saw Disney’s animated version. I walked around my house for days imitating just how I thought pirates would talk. On September 19 of every year, people come together to celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day. Yep, you read that correctly.

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September Is Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Sep 18, 14 September Is Blood Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by in Health, Seasonal

When we think of cancer, we tend to focus our attentions on the more publicized ones like breast, prostate, pancreatic, and lung cancers. These certainly demand focus and attention, but at times it seems that the other cancers get lost in the discussion. The truth of the matter is that any cell, any organ, just about any part of the body, can develop cancer. And all cancers are deadly.

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National Chicken Month: Celebrating The Original White Meat

Sep 02, 14 National Chicken Month: Celebrating The Original White Meat

Posted by in Health, Seasonal

Okay, so I am a vegetarian, but almost everyone in my life is a carnivore, and most of my carnivorous co-workers, friends, and family members love chicken. People love their chicken. And for all the chicken lovers out there, I have good news: September is National Chicken Month. That’s right. September is an entire month devoted to celebrating and eating chicken.

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