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Underdog Day - The third Friday in December

Respect the anonymous heroes, those who no one expects them to win, those who win against all odds but quietly, without attention. These are the underdogs, the people who always expect them to lose or fail until they prove otherwise.

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The history of the underdog day
The word underdog originally refers to people who worked in shipbuilding in the early 19th century, who stood in a dark pit and helped people upstairs saw planks. The ones above were called overdogs and they would get the credit for the hard work, while those below them, the underdogs, would get sawdust and dirt on their heads.
In 1976 Peter Müller founded the Underdog Day which aims to give respect to all the transparent workers, those who work hard and do not get adequate compensation for their work nor credit or thanks.
Nowadays underdogs have become popular in culture. No one expected Susan Boyle, the singer from Scotland, to reach number one on Britain's Got Talent. Even Forrest Gump, the crippled child with intellectual disabilities, did not expect to run for the American football team, be honored by the president and serve in Vietnam.
We love the Cinderella stories, the stories of the people who started from the bottom and reached the summit. The Voice program for example is based on a competition whose first criterion is only the voice, and the contestants are often people who started from a not so promising place and did not believe they would get far.
These people, the ones the teacher always told them nothing came of, are far more likable to us than the ones who from the moment they were born marked them as supreme talents and invested a fortune in them to live up to expectations. It is easier to identify with the underdogs, the ones who are imperfect, who make mistakes, who have had glorious failures. Among us, who among us does not dream of this moment when we will be glorified and everyone will understand that we are not just nerds, and what stars are we? This moment that we will become stars and show to anyone who has ever despised us from where the fish urinates.
In the world of work it is impossible without the underdogs. Although they are modest and quiet, without them it is impossible. They help behind the scenes for those who get the glory on stage, but how is it possible without them? Imagine Batman without Robin, Sherlock Holmes without Watson, or Robinson Crusoe without six? They will not succeed in life ...

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How to celebrate Underdog Day?
One of the best ways to celebrate Underdog Day is to meet up with friends and watch movies whose star is an underdog, like Karate Kid, Rocky Kid, Sherlock Holmes, Forrest Gump, Kung Fu Panda and more.
It is also possible to make an underdog costume party where the participants dress up as famous underdogs.
Finally, do not forget Michael Jordan's quote - "I've failed over and over again in my life, and that's why I succeed."

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Susan Boyle, the Scottish singer who won the "Britain's got talent" competition in 2009

Cupcakes coloring pages

Coloring pages of cupcakes. Cupcake is a small personal cake that you can be very creative with and decorate with lots of decorations and shapes, which a small and boring cake can turn into an impressive work of art. In British English cupcake is also a fairy cake and for Australians it is a fairy cake, a cup cake and a patty cake. The cake is meant for one person, so it can be made special for someone special. It can be baked in a small mold made of silicone, aluminum or special baking paper.
The first mention of a cupcake in history is from 1796, in an American cookbook written by Emilia Simmons, about "a cake baked in small cups." 
Here you will find coloring pages of cupcakes you can paint as  you like with your creative mind. 
You're always welcome to come back for more cupcakes coloring pages. To print the coloring page, click on it and it will open in a new window. You can save it on your computer and print or print from the new window. Have fun coloring!

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Stress Awareness Day- First Wednesday of November

Stress affects us all. The stress of the workplace, the stress of not having a job, the economic stress, the stress in the family, it all causes our body systems to produce chemicals and hormones in response that if we do not release them, they can cause us significant physical and psychological damage.
Stress can be a real killer, both in the workplace and in our daily lives. In human biology, stress serves the purpose of survival - it is what makes us notice danger and decide whether to fight or run away, but modern life has led to an excess of reasons to feel stress that haunts us every day.

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Mental stress causes the development of depression and anxiety, but it also has physical effects on the body. It can cause digestive problems, blood pressure, muscle aches, back pain, chest tightness, sleep disorders, sexual dysfunction, heart disease, migraines. Muscle cramps, hypersensitivity of the skin, diabetes, ulcers, damage to the immune system and more. There are studies that suggest that mental stress can lead to the development of cancer.
Stress Awareness Day is designed to raise awareness of the daily stress and promote the fight against depression and the anxiety it causes. It is designed to help individuals and organizations change behaviors and lifestyles that can lead to excessive stress.
The Stress Awareness Day was established by the International Association for Stress Management (ISMA) to help provide information on stress and strategies on how to address and address it for both companies and individuals.



When will the mental stress awareness day come out in the coming years?
2020- Wednesday, November 4th
2021 - Wednesday, November 3rd
2022- Wednesday, November 2nd

Jellyfish Day - November 3

Jellyfish by Tuomas_Lehtinen - Freedigitalphotos.net
True, this sounds weird, but November 3rd is dedicated to jellyfish - it's International Jellyfish Day.

In honor of Jellyfish Day, here are some interesting facts about the transparent animals that live in the sea and surprise us with unpleasant bites and burns:

Some jellyfish are larger than humans and some are smaller than the pin.

Some countries eat jellyfish, for example in Japan.

Jellyfish are such ancient creatures. They were on Earth 700 million years ago, even before the dinosaurs.





The jellyfish does not have a brain, heart and bones but it has several types of eyes.

The jellyfish consists mainly of water and protein.

A group of jellyfish is called Smack.

Jellyfish can adapt to any type of water and to any depth of water pool.

Most jellyfish live less than a year and there are species that live only a few days.

The largest jellyfish recorded in the world is the lion's mane jellyfish, which can reach over 2 m (6 ft 7 in) in diameter.

Most jellyfish bites are just stinging and unpleasant, but there have also been cases of fatal bites: In Thailand, a 5-year-old boy died from a cubic jellyfish bite in August 2014. In 2002, two tourists in Australia died from an Iroquois jellyfish bite.



Jellyfish have millions of cells in the body called nematocysts and they contain a burning substance. These cells are used by them to capture their food by injecting a toxin into the prey. This is why it stings us when we touch a jellyfish.

Jellyfish eat many different types of things, such as small plants (phytoplankton), copepods (crayfish zooplankton), fish eggs and small fish larvae. They also eat the eggs and young larvae of the plankton and many other different types of marine animals. There are also jellyfish that eat other jellyfish!

What is good about jellyfish?
Jellyfish are very important creatures in the ocean and the great ocean. They are used as food for a number of marine animals such as fish and large turtles. They provide habitat for many small fish and they also sometimes protect small fish from being eaten by large predators with the help of their stinging cells. Also, many young crabs catch rides at the top of jellyfish so they do not have to swim.

 November 3 is also Housewife's Day and Sandwich Day

Techies Day - October 3rd

Today is a day of appreciation for all the people who work and engage in advanced technology - high tech, who lead the world to progress and turn it into a global village where everyone can communicate with everyone, no matter how far apart they are, and everyone can know everything about everyone.

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This day was founded in 1999 by the Techis.com website with the support of the CNET network who wanted to express appreciation to all students and workers in the technology and high-tech professions and encourage high school students to choose technology studies.
Things that used to be so hard and slow, like sending messages to each other, or taking pictures, or watching movies and reading books, are now fast and easy thanks to high tech.

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High-tech also supports the military, both in terms of weapons and defense and also in terms of intelligence.

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There are those who envy high-tech people who have high salaries and good conditions, and seemingly just sit all day in the office and make no effort, but people who work in high tech need to mobilize all their thinking and concentration, and work hard for long hours to achieve results that allow us an easy and comfortable life. More.
To celebrate High Tech Day, you can simply send an email of thanks and appreciation to someone in high tech, reminding him that without people like him, the world would go back, to the days of letters getting lost in the mail, to the paper map days you had to read yourself, to the days of manual camera photos Send for development in the store and takes a few days to develop, for days without internet and more ...

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International Coffee day - October 1

 

International Coffee Day falls on October 1 every year. This is a holiday for all coffee lovers who are basically just about everyone. 

To read more about Coffee Day, click on the link.

Everyone talks about the coffee they prefer, when and in what position. One prefers latte coffee before bed and the other granita on a successful date. She prefers chocolate in the winter under the warm blanket (how can it not be spilled on her?), And you? You just love an old-fashioned instant coffee.



Especially for you we have prepared the following short dictionary, of types of coffee, so that you can re-examine your preferences or at least understand what everyone is talking about.

Espresso - a strong black coffee that is prepared by pouring hot water under steam pressure through finely ground beans. Thick and bitter coffee with a reddish-brown foam on the upper edges, which indicates the quality of the pouring.

Latte - a drink consisting of half an espresso with whipped milk. Latte has an amount of about an inch of frothed milk.

Cappuccino - a drink consisting of an espresso, a third cup of hot milk and a third cup of frothed milk. Not recommended for those on a diet.



Iced coffee - coffee of any kind with the addition of ice. When making iced coffee it should be made more concentrated as the ice cubes that are added to it dilute its flavor. You can sweeten the cold coffee with sugar water (hot water containing dissolved sugar). Vanilla, mocha or walnut extracts can be added to iced coffee.

French vanilla - a drink made from an espresso dish with cold milk, with the addition of vanilla flavors.

Filter - coffee that is prepared by pouring hot water through a container with a filter containing coffee beans. The water absorbs the taste and aroma through the coffee beans and arrives in the glass as a fine coffee drink.

Parfait - a cold drink consisting of instant coffee powder dissolved in water and whipped with the addition of milk. The parfait can be upgraded using various flavor additions or using Irish coffee or Bayliss.



Irish Coffee - Coffee with Irish whiskey. Irish coffee is prepared by pouring a long espresso or filter coffee with sugar into a glass of whiskey. Then pour sweet cream so that two layers are formed in the glass: one dark layer of whiskey coffee and a white layer of cream on top, through which the bitter coffee is drunk.

Granita - a drink made of ice in various flavors such as oranges, lemon, mint, strawberry or almond. This is basically iced coffee.

Macchiato - espresso stained with frothed milk. Add a teaspoon of frothed milk to the espresso and you have a macchiato. The opposite drink is latte macchiato: hot frothed milk with a touch of a teaspoon of espresso.



Instant coffee - coffee powder that is prepared by grinding roasted coffee beans to a fine, cooking them at a high temperature and low pressure when as a result of this process the water evaporates and a concentrated coffee residue remains, which is dried into a powder. Mix a teaspoon of this powder with boiling water, milk, sugar or sucrose Instant coffee drink.

Americano - espresso with added water. The hot water that is added to Americano does not pass through the coffee beans and therefore does not strengthen the espresso flavor. The amount of water added to Americano determines the strength of the drink.

Decaffeinated - For those who do want to sleep well at night or for those whose doctor advised them to avoid caffeine, coffee that contains a small percentage of caffeine. According to the international standard it must contain less 97% caffeine and according to the European standard 99.9% caffeine.

It does not matter what coffee you like to drink, how, when and with whom - we wish you a happy International Coffee Day!

October 1 is also Raccoon Appreciation Day

World Heart Day - September 29

Heart Day is part of an international campaign to spread awareness of heart disease and stroke prevention. This is the perfect day to quit smoking, start exercising and start eating healthy - all to keep your most important organ healthy.


The World Heart Federation has found that heart disease and stroke are the leading cause of death in the world, killing 17.1 million people each year - more than cancer, HIV, AIDS and malaria.
Overeating, inactivity, unhealthy diet and high blood pressure, cholesterol and high blood glucose levels are all factors that can cause heart disease and threaten our lives and those of our loved ones. Heart Day was established to convey the message that heart problems can be prevented for every home in the world.


The goal is to improve health in the world by encouraging people to make lifestyle changes and promoting education in the world to maintain the heart. This rate is becoming more and more relevant and reports of obesity, poor nutrition and inactivity in children and young people are becoming more and more common.
On this day will be held to promote a healthy heart. Charities and other organizations coordinate trips and runs, health tests, public discourse, plays, exhibitions and all kinds of interesting and informative events that deal with the topic of the day. So go ahead, you too on Heart Day, be more involved in keeping it up, eat fruits and vegetables and go out for a walk or run; Both you and your heart will feel the benefits.




In honor of International Heart Day, get some interesting facts about our heart:

Every day, the heart generates enough energy to pull a truck for 32 km (20 miles).

The heart can continue to beat even if it is separated from the body because it has its own electrical impulse.

75 trillion cells in the body receive blood from the heart. The units that are not the corneas.

Experiencing an orgasm at least 3 times a week halves the chance of coronary heart disease.

In women, instead of chest pain during heart attacks appear nausea, indigestion, and shoulder pain.


The heart beats more than 100,000 times a day.

Studies have found that vegetarians who avoid meat are 26-68% less likely to get heart disease. Vegans, who avoid meat, milk and eggs, reduce their chance of heart disease by 75%.

Owning a cat can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes by more than a third, according to studies.

According to recent studies, multivitamins actually increase the risk of cancer and heart disease.

The heartbeat changes and mimics the music we listen to.

Our left lung is smaller than our right lung to make room for the heart.

One man in the U.S. received a heart donation from a suicide victim, married his widow and a few years later committed suicide in the same way his donor did.

Eating dark chocolate every day reduces the chance of developing heart disease by a third.

Couples in love synchronize the heart rate they look at each other in the eyes for three minutes.

Letter Writing Day - September 1st

When was the last time you held a pen in your hand and used it to write a letter on paper in your handwriting? Emails and text messages in apps are amazing ways of communication. We write something to someone and he gets it right away, but letters on the other hand are kept in a special and personal place.
Letter Writing Day is a special day that falls on September 1 of each year, when the dust is removed from the stationery, pens and envelopes and a letter is written that is sent by mail, not by computer or smartphone. It is also a day to learn the art of letter writing.
In this digital age that all messages are sent by electronic ways, it is almost inconceivable to sit down and compose a letter. However, according to studies, there are good reasons not to give up writing letters completely.

Here are some great reasons to write a letter:


This is a thoughtful way to communicate with those you love.
The recipient of the letter can keep your letter for years.
It has been found that people who write thank you letters are aware and happy with life.
This is a great way to strengthen a friendship, marriage or other significant relationship.
It can help someone better understand your point of view or your position on a particular issue.
Your older friends and relatives will cherish this traditional form of communication.
If you have a beautiful handwriting, this is a way to demonstrate your writing skills.
Another reason to write a letter instead of text or email is that it forces you to really think about what you are writing. Too often, we quickly send texts and emails without really thinking about the impact our words have on the recipient. With the help of a handwritten letter, we are forced to be more careful in choosing the words.

If you have never written a letter, all you need to know is the parts it needs to include. These sections include your date, greeting, letter body, closing and signature.

The history of the day of writing the letters
The day of writing the letters was founded by Richard Simpkin in 2014. In the late 1990s Simpkin wrote letters to people who were considered an Australian legends. He was very moved when these legends replied to him in a letter. In 2005 Simpkin published his book Australian Legends. His excitement at the letters that enabled the project led him to create a day dedicated to letter writing. To help promote letter writing, Simpkin does letter writing workshops in schools and encourages adults to take a break from social media and write a letter.



How to celebrate the day of writing the letters?
The best way to celebrate this day is to write a letter to someone. It could be a friend or relative who lives miles away from you or someone you have lost touch with over time. The recipient of your letter can even be your spouse, parent or best friend. Other ways to celebrate this day are to learn the correct method of writing a handwritten letter, to teach someone to write a handwritten letter, to read historical letters written by famous people and more.



Individual Rights Day - August 29

John Locke is considered the father of liberalism and the democratic regime in modern times. He was an English philosopher who dealt with metaphysics, epistemology and political philosophy.
His most famous book, "Two Treatises of Government", written in the 80's of the 17th century, before the "Glorious Revolution" (1688), published by conducted without bloodshed.
Locke's doctrine greatly influenced the American liberal-democratic conception and the United States Constitution. On the enactment of laws that include individual rights, liberty, property, freedom of expression, freedom of religion and freedom to express opposition to the government.
Thomas Jefferson named him one of the three greatest people known to mankind.
He died on 28 Oct 1704.
The Day of Individual Rights was initiated by the founder of the Objectivist Party, Dr. Tom Stevens, who supports John Locke's philosophies regarding the rights of the smallest minority in society and the basic unit - the individual. Examining your state's commitment to protecting individual rights and assessing individual freedom of choice.

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John Locke (1632-1704)

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Black Cat Appreciation Day - August 17

"A Black Cat Crossing Your Path Signifies That the Animal Is Going Somewhere"
~ Groucho Marx

The black cat got a bad name because of superstitions in certain cultures.
Black cats are often associated with bad luck and therefore less cared for and when they are in animal adoption associations, the chances of them being adopted are smaller and therefore often need to be put to sleep to end their lives.


black cat Appreciation Day
Black Cat Day is designed to raise awareness that there is nothing wrong with the black cat and he is a cat like all cats, that he deserves a home and care and that even a black cat can be a perfect cat for the family.
In honor of August 17, Black Cat Day, share with friends the information that the belief that a black cat brings bad luck is just a superstition, that there is nothing behind it and that black cats deserve a home and good treatment just like all other cats.


Bikini Day- 5 July



Bikini Day is the bikini's birthday invented on July 5, 1946 by Louis Réard, who was actually a car engineer. He offered the bikini to his mother who had a clothing company and gave the bathing suit the name Bikini for the island where atomic experiments were being held, because he claimed the swimsuit he invented would generate "atomic" enthusiasm.








Louis Réard - the creator of the bikini

As part of this day's celebration, go to the nearest beach or take a good deal for a vacation where there is a sea or pool, spend the day with your bikini and if you don't like to wear a bikini, at least wash your eyes with the one who is wearing it!








July 5 is also Workaholics Day


UFO Day- July 2




World UFO Day is celebrated on July 2 each year to raise awareness of the existence of UFOs and to encourage governments to remove the secrecy of the information about the UFO sighting.


On this day people gather around the world and watch the sky expect to find unidentified flying objects.





The date July 2 was chosen to commemorate the first famous case in which an unidentified object was observed in the sky. The pilot Kenneth Arnold reported on June 24, 1947, that he saw nine flying saucers in the skies of the United States and on July 2, a Roswell incident took place, in which an UFO crashed near the town of Roswell, New Mexico, United States. A few days later, on July 8, 1947, the bodies of aliens and other items of extraterrestrial technology were rescued from the UFO.




So if you want to celebrate UFO Day, go out and look for spaceships and ships coming from space and maybe you'll be able to meet aliens.











July 2 is also Anisette Day

Pi Day - March 14

The day of the pi is the feast day of the mathematical constant Pi, whose first three digits are 3.14, and therefore it is celebrated on March 14 (14/3).
The pi holiday is celebrated mainly by all those who practice mathematics and love mathematics. In universities around the world for example Pi Day is celebrated in the math departments and it is even celebrated at exactly 1:59, as a continuation of Pi’s literature.


How to celebrate Pi Day?
It can be celebrated in many creative ways. You can eat a pie cake decorated with the pi symbol-π. There are pi clubs that are groups of people who love pi, who meet especially and devote thought to how pi has played a role in their lives, imagining the world without pi, playing piñata, and maybe even drinking pina colada. It is also customary to hold competitions to memorize Pi's digits (on Pi Day 2004, Daniel Tammett set a European record for reciting Pi, reciting it to his 22,514 digits), lighting 3.14 candles (approximately) and more.
On March 14, 2015, Super Pi Day was celebrated, celebrating the approx. 3.1415. The serious ones will also mark 9:26:53 as a continuation of Pi's numerical order.


International Fun At Work Day- The Last Friday in January

The last Friday of January celebrates the fun day at work. It's a day to fool around, have fun, laugh, sing, dance, dress funny and whatever comes to mind at work.

"Work" and "fun" are two words we usually do not expect to find together in every situation, but it does not have to be that way. People with a positive spirit and a commitment to keeping their lives happy and full of light can find ways to have fun in everything.
Many people spend a significant portion of their lives at work, so why not try to enjoy it?

Dave Hemsath and Leslie Yerkes, authors of "301 Ways to Have Fun at Work" say "organizations that incorporate fun at work have lower levels of absenteeism, higher job satisfaction, increased productivity and less downtime."
Book: 301 Ways to Have Fun at Work (link
Today is the time to do a chairs race, throw papers at each other, put on music, dance and sing in the office, put on gel nail polish, have a picnic and more (all within the bounds of good taste and with the approval of the management of course).
Tag this day on social media in the hashtag #FunAtWorkDay

Photo from the series: The Office, Source


Rabbit Day - Forth Saturday in September

The fourth Saturday of September is International Rabbit special day.
While many people like to raise this cute animal at home, rabbits also suffer from more harsh and cruel treatment from humans. Many rabbits are captured and taken to laboratories for the purpose of using them for experiments of medical and cosmetic products, hunting them for their fur or for edible purposes.


Rabbit Day is designed to raise awareness for this cute animal and remind you to protect and preserve it. So give your rabbit a delicious carrot and when you buy grooming products, note that they have not been tested on animals.


Fun facts about rabbits:

The difference between a rabbit and a dassie: Rabbits have long, large ears relative to the size of their head, a more prominent tail and their hind legs are longer compared to their front legs. Dassies on the other hand have small and short ears, a short tail and 4 short legs of the same length.
The rabbits do not belong to the rodent family, but to the Lagomorpha family.


The rabbit's teeth are very strong and they never stop growing.
The rabbit has 28 teeth in total.
There are today 45 breeds of rabbits known for them.
If the rabbit is cared for properly, it can reach the age of 10 years.
Rabbits can not vomit.
Rabbits need some hay in their diet to prevent the formation of lumps of fur in their stomach.
Rabbits can make sounds of cats.
The pregnancy of the rabbit lasts 28 days.
A rabbit mother breastfeeds her children only 5 times a day.
Rabbit droppings are widely used in the fertilizer industry.
The rabbits' eyes are very far apart, which allows them to see from behind as well.
Rabbits begin breeding age as early as 3 or 4 months of age.
When rabbits come across something that scares them, they can die of fear.


Rabbit day dates in the next few years:


2020- September 26
2021- September 24
2022- September 23

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