Celebrated by artists and aristocrats alike for centuries, absinthe has long been the drink of choice for the creative type; also known as The Green Goddess, The Green Lady or The Green Fairy, the drink used to be a favorite among artists and writers due to it supposedly helping their creative flow. National Absinthe Day aims to celebrate the strong alcoholic drink by observing its history and legacy, as well as enjoying a couple of sips of its strong green charm. The History of Absinthe Day Just exactly when absinthe was first distilled is unclear. Created using wormwood extracts and leaves, the drink may have roots in remedies used by the ancient Greeks. However, according to legend, absinthe first came about as a cure-all remedy patented by Dr. Pierre Orginaire, in around the year ...
You might think you don’t know what a cheese doodle is, but you have almost certainly seen them around. A cheese doodle is a rather colloquial way of calling those baked cheesy snacks that are sure to leave your fingers bright orange. Sold as crisps, for a bit of cheesiness to your lunch you can’t go far wrong than picking up a packet of these tasty morsels. Just try not to eat too many! All great foods deserve a day of observance – so of course, this classic and popular snack has March 5th to celebrate it in all its cheesy, savory goodness. The History of Cheese Doodle Day The inventor of cheese doodles is not entirely clear – the date when exactly they first appeared isn’t easy to find. Usually, food historians will attribute the bite-size treat to one of two inventors; either one E
There are many who would say that your personality is what most defines you. But what about if you have lots of them? Which one would you most identify as? Would any of the personalities dislike the others? Would you tell your friends about your struggles, or would you keep it to yourself? Multiple Personality Day was created to highlight its namesake disorder, and raise awareness of its affect on the day to day life of those who suffer from it. And this goes deeper that just being a bit moody now and again, and being your normal self later – this is about having totally different, clearly apparent personalities which have their own identities and own ways of interacting with their environment. The History of Multiple Personality Day Exactly when this day started appearing in the cale
What’s in a name? Fun Facts About Names Day encourages you to learn about the historical meanings and influences behind your name and the names of your friends and families. Uncover historical and religious influences, who you were named after, and see how name trends have changed over generations! What does your name mean? Does it have religious roots? Just how old do you think your name is? What country or culture did your name come from? These are all questions you should be asking today – and of course, with a little research, you should be finding them out! The History of Fun Facts About Names Day There’s no doubt that the way that names have evolved is an incredibly interesting topic, once you get down to it. Different generations will often have different names, some more popul