Looking like giant marshmallows with big black noses, they rank on the cuteness scale and draw some of the largest crowds at the zoo. However, despite many adoring fans, their existence is in jeopardy. February 27 is International Polar Bear Day, a day to not only celebrate these beautiful creatures, but to learn more about […]
It's impossible to feel short-changed by the shortest month of the year. February makes us leap with joy at so many opportunities to observe winter's end.
On February 17, you’ll do it your way and I’ll do it my way because on My Way Day we both can shout, “It’s all about me!” Today is all about taking the reins and indulging your fancies. This could be psychologically turbulent for those around you: Irrational brides will impose on everyone to have […]
If you’re seeing red and have visions of dragons in your head, it’s not a trip from ‘The Sixties’ coming back to haunt you. From Taiwan and Shanghai to Chinatowns across the States, folks are celebrating the Chinese New Year. In accordance with the lunisolar calendar, Chinese New Year is celebrated in January or February. […]
Less than one minute after New Year’s Day, we’re seeing red. For the next 1,056 hours, Valentine’s Day is forced upon us. But there is an alternative for those of us who can’t face any more red hearts, sappy sentiments or arrow-wielding cherubs. On February 14, we celebrate Ferris Wheel Day. It’s observed on the […]
On February 14, Cupid loads his bow, and couples toast their love across candlelit tables. It’s all in a day’s work for this busy cherub, but his spells trail targets throughout their lives. The Valentine’s Day arrow-toting icon is introduced to youngsters with the communal exchange of cards bearing cute critters, hearts and Cupid himself. […]