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Many people anxiously await the first day of summer and look forward to activities that are tailor-made for warm weather. The first day of summer is known as the summer solstice, which marks the official start of astronomical summer. The solstice features more hours of daylight than any day of the...
Zoos, aquariums and wildlife centers offer visitors the opportunity to view exotic animals without having to venture too far from home. Zoos are great places to enjoy a full day of seeing wildlife and enjoying an extraordinary environment. Children certainly marvel at the sights at zoos, but...
Pecan trees grow in various areas of the central and southern United States. Pecan trees are prized for their delicious nuts. There's debate whether pecan is pronounced as pe-CAN (as in can of soda) or pe-CAHN, (as in con artist), and it varies depending on where you live. However, there is no...
Most Christians will celebrate Easter on Sunday, March 31, 2024. Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter on May 5, 2024. Many religious holidays like Easter are known as "movable feasts," which means they are not fixed dates on the calendar, but are celebrated in accordance with the lunisolar calendar...
Each new day brings the potential for change, even amid the routine of the daily grind. When people start the day with positive thoughts, it can affect how they behave and see themselves throughout the day, and may even benefit their overall health. The Mayo Clinic says some studies suggest...
New Year's Day marks the unofficial culmination of the holiday season, which some feel begins months earlier with Halloween. Retailers have had all sorts of party and decorative goods filling shelves throughout the holiday season, and much emphasis has been placed on celebrating with friends and...
Travel tends to heat up as the weather begins to chill around the holiday season. With friends and family to see and holiday cheer to spread, it's no wonder why millions of people take to the roads, railways and friendly skies to travel during the holiday season. It's not uncommon for holiday hosts...
Each November, millions of people recognize the service and sacrifice of military veterans on Veterans Day. Initially commemorated as Armistice Day but renamed Veterans Day in the United States in 1954, the holiday is a federal holiday throughout the country. The first Armistice Day was observed in...
Aquariums are hard to beat as day trip destinations. Aquariums feature many different exhibits and events so there's likely something to pique the interest of every visitor. Aquariums have been popular for a number of years. In 1853, Philip Henry Gosse and David William Mitchell, the first paid...
Water becomes the center of attention when the temperature climbs because of the cooling relief it can provide. Making a day of splashing through sprinklers, swimming laps in a pool or horsing around with friends at a waterpark is part of the summertime experience. Even though most people equate...

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