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It’s National Donut Day, and you know what that means? Free donuts for everyone! If you play your cards right, you can actually eat nothing but donuts today and not spend a dime. I mean, you’ll probably feel really sick by the end of the day, but still! Worth it! Here’s where to go to… READ MORE »


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Today is May 4th, which, thanks to the enduring pun “May the fourth be with you,” is now widely regarded as STAR WARS DAY. Wondering how to celebrate this most important of holidays? Read on for 10 ideas… … READ MORE »


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You know, I thought I’d made up 311 Day — a day (3/11) to celebrate the band 311. But it turns out the band beat me to it. Today, 311 day, we celebrate how “all mixed up” we’d be without then. Did you know that 311 has been around for 25 years? Do you feel… READ MORE »


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Still trying to decide on your post-work plans this Friday afternoon? The answer is quite simple: get yourself to a Mexican restaurant and order a round of margaritas, because today is the most sacred of holidays. It’s National Margarita Day! Yep, apparently February 22nd is the official day of margarita appreciation, when this great nation comes together… READ MORE »


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Happy National Cheese Day, everyone! What are you doing to celebrate? I’m carving a life-size bust of Alexander Hamilton out of a wheel of Parmesan, but I do that every Monday, so I need to do a little something extra to celebrate this special day. Looking for some inspiration? After the jump, check out five… READ MORE »


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It’s April 6th, which means … it’s Tartan Day! Yep, today is the official day to celebrate the delightful plaid pattern known as tartan. In order to avoid a lengthy etymological discussion of “tartan,” for now we’ll define it as a colorful plaid with lines and squares of varied thickness. It’s a classic pattern that’s… READ MORE »


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Yeah, yeah, St. Patrick’s Day, whatever. More importantly, Happy National Corndog Day! For the past 20 years, one Saturday in March has been set aside to celebrate college basketball, beer, and batter-dipped meat on a stick. Even though I don’t give a crap about March Madness, I feel very strongly about any holiday that encourages… READ MORE »


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Adidas Originals and Snoop Dogg have teamed up to create perhaps the comfiest holiday ever, National Tracksuit Day, and it’s happening tomorrow, November 19th. Here’s a montage of Snoop’s slightly dizzying pleas for you to take part. What’s that? You’re not allowed to wear a tracksuit to work? Dude, it’s a national holiday. READ MORE »


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Welcome to day one of National Nude Recreation Week! From skinny dipping to a nice nude bicycle ride, consider this the one week of the year when going full frontal is fully acceptable. But because good old Johnny Law might still consider your exposed breasts and dangling members a bit on the illegal side, you… READ MORE »