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I think most of us are familiar with this funny red and blue plumber, Mario, as well as his brother Luigi. So it's no wonder we have a day specially dedicated to him. Mario Day is an official holiday that takes place on March 10th each year. The reason this date was chosen, is because written as  "Mar10" looks like Mario's name.  History of Mario Day Mario is a fictional character created by Japanese video game designer, Shigeru Miyamoto. He is part of the Nintendo company and the company's mascot. He's a short, pudgy, Italian plumber who lives in the...

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As a child, you most likely had at least one Barbie or had friends who had if you are a boy. On 9th March we celebrate their day. I know I still have my Barbie doll at home, even after so many years. I kept only one, the one that had multiple movable joints. So let's talk history. Barbie debuted on March 9, 1959, at the American International Toy Fair in New York. Ruth Handler is the creator of this doll, and she was the wife of the co-founder of the toy giant Mattel, Inc. The idea came after watching...

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"The story of women's struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about human rights," says Gloria Steinem, world-renowned feminist, journalist and social and political activist. On the 8th of March, we celebrate the International Women's Day. We celebrate women achievements in different domains, such as cultural, political or economical achievements. This day goes way back, in the early 1900's, a time of population growth and radical ideologies.  In 1908, women become more vocal and active in campaigning for change, because of the oppression and inequality...

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We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So what do you eat at such an important dish? If you are like approx. half of the people in the United States of America, you are most likely, with a bowl of milk and cereal in front of you. But do you know the history of this sweet delicious breakfast? Cereal History Before cereal took on sugar and used cartoon characters as marketing mascots, it was a healthy food product. During the Civil War, Americans were having gastrointestinal issues due to their meat-based diet. From the...

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International Scrapbooking Industry Day On March 4th, we celebrate International Scrapbooking Industry Day. If you are new to scrapbooking, let us start by telling you what scrapbooking is. It's a hobby practiced both by kids and adults. All you have to do is glue memories (photos, artwork, envelopes, letters, ticket stubs and more) in a scrapbook. So with every page, a new story will be revealed. We all cherish our memories, and would love to remember them forever, so what better way than this one? Of course, you can make a digital version as well, if that's what you like, but...

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