April 25, 1953: James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wilkins, and Rosalind Franklin publish a series of scientific studies that detail the nature and structure of the heretofore little understood double-helix DNA. Fast forward fifty years: the Human Genome Project celebrates its successful completion, paying homage to those scientists of old that made this monumental achievement […]
If it were only rabbits, baskets and colored eggs, we'd still love April. Thankfully, our fourth month is filled with all kinds of festivities.
While they continue to give the kids their undivided attention, this day is set aside to show our appreciation. These unsung heroes have their own holiday on the fourth Tuesday of April each year. School Bus Drivers’ Day originated in 2009 when the California State Assembly passed a bill drawing attention to valuable services drivers […]
April 15, Income Tax Day, spurns two schools of thought in addressing the procedure for filing tax returns. The options depend on whether the day is met with anticipation or dread. Throughout January, those anticipating a refund from Uncle Sam impatiently check their mailboxes for tax documents that can’t arrive fast enough. Once those coveted […]
April 12 is Walk on Your Wild Side Day, a day to stop holding yourself back from whatever itch you’ve been longing to scratch. You don’t have to be Lou Reed to let your inner wild side out. Luckily for those of us who are a little more strait-laced than the litany of characters Reed […]
It’s Easter, a day in which Christians commemorate the resurrection of Christ and kids anticipate the arrival of the most beloved provider of sugar rush euphoria. While the resurrected Biblical figure is one of Easter’s prominent characters, young children would argue that he just doesn’t hold a candle to the Easter bunny. The lovable egg-toting […]