Chess Day, Redhead Day and More—Check Out All These Fun September Holidays and Observances in 2022!

There are lots of other days to celebrate in September besides Labor Day and Rosh Hashanah!   Flip that calendar over to September and you know what happens? It (unofficially!) becomes pumpkin-everything season! You just know that fall is in the air when the favorite scents of crisp fallen leaves and apple pie take over your senses!   But September[…]

12 Bite-Sized Bovine Facts About Texas Longhorn Cows

You thought you knew everything about Texas Longhorns, but there’s more to these country bovines than meets the eye. Every Texan knows what a Longhorn looks like, as does every country-dwelling cowboy or girl, especially in Oklahoma and Kansas where cattle drives and ranching are common sights. In fact, most Americans could point out Texas Longhorn cattle in[…]

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Orca

With their power, beauty and mystery there is something very captivating about these kings and queens of the ocean!   The name killer whale derives from their original name ‘whale killers’ given to them by sailors who saw them hunting whales. Over time, the name eventually switched around.  The name ‘orca‘ comes from their Latin species name Orcinus orca, where orcinustranslates to mean[…]

Pi Approximation Day

Pi Approximation Day is yet another holiday dedicated to Pi-the ratio of the circumference of a circle to the diameter of that circle. While Pi Day is a holiday that’s observed on March 14, Pi Approximation Day is celebrated on July 22nd. Why is that the case? It’s the case because the date of Pi Day is[…]