Today brings the World's Biggest Liar Competition, sponsored by the Jennings Brewery at the Bridge Inn, Santon Bridge, Holmrook, Cumbria, England. Or is it?
The Great American Smokeout, always the third Thursday in November, is a day to stop smoking. Stopping for even one day can lead to bigger steps, working toward a healthier life. The event is sponsored by the American Cancer Society, "The Official Sponsor of Birthdays."
The theme of World Philosophy Day 2013 is : "Inclusive Societies, Sustainable Planet." Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, writes, "This day is an invitation to rethink the conditions for inclusion and sustainability in societies that are increasingly diverse and ever more interconnected, between themselves and with their environment."
While you're philosophizing, how about a nice glass of French wine? Celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau Day.
World Hello Day began in response to the conflict between Israel and Egypt in late 1973. To participate, simply greet ten people today.
The United Nations promotes UN World Television Day in recognition of television's impact on society. According to the UN, "World Television Day is not so much a celebration of the tool, but rather the philosophy which it represents. Television represents a symbol for communication and globalization in the contemporary world."
Ah, gingerbread. A quintessential holiday scent. Ushering in the holiday season is Gingerbread Day. If you're looking for a new twist, join me in trying Vanilla Flan with Gingerbread Crumbs.
Pumpkin Pie Day is observed both today and Christmas Day, December 25th. Why not have pumpkin pie twice?
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