April 24 brings us World Day For Laboratory Animals, observers of which would prefer you didn’t dissect Rosie the Rat, Freddy Frog or Tarquin the Smoking Beagle.
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Keep your hair on and have a Happy Dolphin Day! On April 14 you can also swim along with:
Back in Misfitville our Physics class was banned from using bunsen burners or indeed conducting any kind of experiment because that kid who was later arrested for murder had a penchant for arson and hurling the teacher across the classroom. March 31 is Bunsen Burner Day, celebrating the handy lab tool developed by…
March 18 is The Anniversary of The Oil Expropriation in Mexico, celebrating the day in 1938 when the President, General Lazaro Cardenas, declared all oil and mineral reserves found in Mexican soil were the property of the state.
Happy Aztec New Year - following the ancient Aztec calendar or at least modern interpretations of it, today (March 12) is the start of a new year. It’s a day for a purified heart and for humans to gain new perceptions of what they are becoming. Apparently it’s great for transmutation.
It’s Hug a GI Day today (March 4), so go on, let your favourite military mate know they are appreciated. If you are really good friends take note that it is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and an intimate examination might avoid awkward complications later. It is also Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
If anyone whips up some green eggs and ham for you check the use by date, because March 2nd is National Old Stuff Day. On the other hand, if you are celebrating Dr Seusss Day, otherwise known as National Read Across America Day then pick up a book and give yourself a treat.