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On March 16th, we celebrate the day of those adorable, cuddly, always hungry bears, the panda bear. Panda Day is used to bring awareness about this majestic bear, as well as trying to educate humans about the problems that come with deforestation. Panda is now on the endangered animal list.   History of Panda Day Panda Day was created to ask for help to protect these beautiful bears. Because of the limited possibilities of taking proper care of them, the rate of reproduction is very low. Even in the wild, there are efforts to be made in order to protect their habitat and control the predators....

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On March 14 (3/14) we celebrate Pi Day since 3, 1, and 4 are the first three significant digits of Pi. It's also the day we eat lots of pies. You may wonder why, but you see, Pi is circumference over diameter, that happens to be a constant in every circle.  History of Pi Day In 1988 at the San Francisco Exploratorium, Pi Day was celebrated on a larger scale. It was organized by Larry Shaw, a physicist. The staff and the public gathered around one of the exploratorium's circular spaces for marching as well as eating fruit pies. In...

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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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