Day: January 27, 2018

29th January, 2018… Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day

29th January, 2018… Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day

Bubble Wrap appreciation day is one of the most unnecessary holidays we can imagine! I mean, who needs help appreciating Bubble Wrap? It’s a fantastic and fun toy that was created by accident, solely for the purpose of preserving delicate items through shipping. From there it’s become a therapeutic bonus prize in every shipping container, loved by men, women, children, and animals alike! If you’ve never had a piece of Bubble Wrap in your hands and just HAD to start popping it? We’re not sure we want to know you. History of Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day Ok, ok… So it’s not INTENTIONALLY a toy, but the truth behind Bubble Wrap is perhaps even stranger. You see, Bubble Wrap was originally formed from two shower curtains being sealed together, and the inventors tried to market this as wallp
29th January, 2018… Blue Monday

29th January, 2018… Blue Monday

January can be great month for many different reasons, most of all that a new year has just begun that we can use to fulfill our New Year’s resolutions and achieve any number of other things we’ve decided to put out minds to. However, a cold, cloudy January can also be quite the comedown after the festive holiday season that preceded it, one that was filled with the very scrumptious dishes that caused us to gain the weight we’re endeavoring to lose in the first place. So, to be fair: of all the months of the year, January can be considered the bleakest of them all. And that’s what the folks at Sky Travel were getting at. The History of Blue Monday Blue Monday was created back in 2005 by Sky Travel Shop, a television channel devoted exclusively to programs about travelling, documentarie
29th January, 2018… Cornchip Day

29th January, 2018… Cornchip Day

Corn chips are a snack food made by frying or baking cornmeal into bite-sized pieces, sold in a bag and eaten either alone or with a dip. Though it’s origins are unclear, Corn Chip Day celebrates this popular snack and the many ways of enjoying it. The origin of corn chips dates back to 1932. The story goes that C.E. “Elmer” Doolin bought a bag of fried corn chips and enjoyed them so much he pawned his mother’s wedding ring (with her permission, one assumes…) to purchase the manufacturer and the recipe. He started selling them from his car and now the company he founded is the largest manufacturer of corn chips in the USA. To celebrate Corn Chip Day, why not eat a bag of corn chips with some dips, such as salsa or guacamole, or even with melted cheese? It’s an ideal snack food. So
29th January, 2018… Puzzle Day

29th January, 2018… Puzzle Day

With the advent of digital entertainment, the common puzzle may be falling by the wayside. Puzzle Day is your chance to go back to basics; do a jigsaw, solve a crossword or buy a Rubik’s Cube and frustrate your friends!  Puzzle Day is a nonofficial holiday which is celebrated on January 29th every year. On this day, people try out their favorite puzzles and this holiday doesn’t discriminate either. Some people enjoy jigsaw puzzles on this day, while other people might enjoy some math puzzles, riddles, or just about any other puzzle a person can think of. After all, the goal of this holiday is not to nitpick on what constitutes a puzzle or what puzzles can be enjoyed on this day but to have fun and enjoy all of the benefits that puzzles provide. The Benefits of Puzzles Psycholo