THIS JUST IN: The second Monday in December is known as Green Monday, traditionally the biggest shipping day prior to Christmas. Have you mailed your holiday gifts yet?
Festival for the Souls of Dead Whales is a phantom holiday floating around on many holiday sites. The holiday, supposedly an Inuit tradition, is unknown to Inuit experts. It's an intriguing idea for a festival, however, and for the sake of completeness I'm including it here.
December 10th is Dewey Decimal System Day, honoring the birth date of Melvil Dewey. He created the numerical classification of books used by libraries, known as the Dewey Decimal System.
Nobel Day brings the awarding of this year's Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway.
The United Nations promotes Human Rights Day on December 10th. Follow the action on Twitter at #VoiceCount.
If you're worn out from this season's holiday prep, prop up your feet and have a cold one in honor of National Lager Day. Cheers!
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