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  • Be late for something day

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    Let’s face it, life is too short not to stop and enjoy the moment from time to time. That’s exactly why we celebrate “Be late for something day” every year on the 5th of September! Learn about Be Late For Something Day Are you one of those people who’s incredibly punctual? Are you enslaved to the clock and counting every minute? Do you consider letting yourself have one moment of leisure when you’re supposed to be somewhere something tantamount to a grievous sin? What’s wrong with you? You don’t need to be on time everywhere you go, you need to stop and smell the roses once in a while and realize it’s all just one long rush to the grave if you don’t take some time for yourself. Be Late For Something Day reminds us that sometimes, just sometimes, it’s ok to let things slide and not quite be on time. History of Be Late For Something Day There are some people who are just exceptional at putting things off and showing up late, and while normally we consider such behaviour to be rude and entirely unacceptable, especially as a habit, Be Late For Something Day was established by the Procrastinators’ Club of America to tell us otherwise. Every day of our lives we are taught to follow rules and stick to schedules and not keep anybody waiting, but really, when has being kept waiting really hurt anyone? Never! That’s when, and in fact, there have been important business connections have only managed to be formed because someone was late, and met when they otherwise wouldn’t. The stress of sticking exactly to a schedule has been shown to be detrimental to the health and well-being of people, especially when failing to do so causes people stress. Know why it causes stress? Because people are worried about sticking to a schedule and cause themselves to get stressed out if they don’t. Slow down, enjoy the world you live in, and give yourself a break when you might not otherwise. How to celebrate Be Late For Something Day Well, we spelt that out pretty clearly already, didn’t we? Take some time for yourself and allow yourself to be late for something. Good news is, since you’re planning it, you can make sure it’s not going to be something truly detrimental. See a small shop on your way to your destination that catches…

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  • International Beer Day

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    We would like to raise our glasses today in celebrations of International Beer Day! If you are celebrating, please remember to do so responsibly. Most importantly, please do not drink and drive! Fun fact, International Beer Day does not have a set date but is rather celebrated on the first Friday of August each year. Learn about International Beer Day If you look around your city, one of the staples of any city is a good bar, a friendly pub or a busy club. So no matter if your in rural Ireland, busy Hong Kong, the backwoods of Canada or even in the United Arab Emirates, there is always someplace to have a brewski. And this day is for those that do enjoy those drinks, and to appreciate those that make them – International Beer Day! History of International Beer Day Originally started in Santa Cruz, California, International Beer Day began to celebrate the craft of brewing and to show appreciation for those involved in the making of deer. This quickly expanded to included bartenders and other beer technicians. Not only did it expand in scope, but in size as well, quickly gaining international recognition and following within only a short year. In between 2007 when it was started in Santa Cruz, and currently where it is now celebrated in 207 cities, 50 countries and on 6 continents. Diverse and new experiences are the hallmark of International Beer Day, encouraged the sharing of techniques on how to make beer, along with how to enjoy it. Various foods and activities that go along with it, to celebrate this enjoyable day of brewing skill. How to celebrate International Beer Day The founders of the International Beer Day had three declared reasons for the day, and are as follows: Gather with friends and enjoy the taste of beer. Celebrate those responsible for brewing and serving beer. Unite the world under the banner of beer, by celebrating the beers of all nations together on a single day. However, many folks agree, just raise your glass, tankard, bottle or can and toast those that make the amazing brew possible. Whether it as at a bar, club, pub, or even just a cook-out, it is easy enough to find a place to get a brew or two. Most places that hold events do so by tapping new, or in some cases rare, beers, hosting a happy…

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  • 10 road trip games adults will enjoy

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    Before tablets and podcasts, we used games to keep us entertained. For your next road trip, try these 10 road trip games adults will enjoy. This will come in handy for the school holidays! Let’s jump right in. Don’t forget to let us know which game you enjoyed most on your trip! If you have some sleepy passengers in the car, you should play “While You Were Sleeping.” The Game: Create the most believable story when someone falls asleep The Rules: First, a passenger must fall asleep After five minutes of slumber, the awake passengers begin creating a story Each person takes turns adding to the story Once the passenger wakes up, you must get them to believe the story If somebody breaks character, they lose a point If somebody goes off script, you ask, “Are you sure?” and then that person is silenced and loses two points If you successfully fool the person, each storyteller wins three points If the sleeping passenger fools the car and joins their story correctly, they steal their current point The one with the most points at the destination wins For a good old-fashioned guessing game, play “21 Questions.” The Game: Guess what a person is thinking in 21 questions The Rules: Someone thinks of something Then the car begins by asking questions You can’t repeat a question that has been asked Whoever guesses it right gets to start the next round If your car mates are current and hip on events, then you should play “Did You Hear That…?” The Game: Pop culture and news collide for a fun game of fact or fiction The Rules: You are trying to fool your opponent You start by asking, “Did you hear that _______ happened?” Your opponent can either say, “That didn’t happen,” or, “Tell me more.” If they correctly guess that it didn’t happen, the opponent gets two points If they incorrectly guess that it didn’t happen, you steal one point and gain two additional If you are asked, “Tell me more,” points double at the end of the statement For a car full of human jukeboxes, play “The Singing Game.” The Game: Connect song lyrics for a fun sing-along game The Rules: One person starts singing a song Using a lyric from the song, the next person has to connect it with another song It continues on until somebody messes up the lyrics or is stumped Example: “I kissed a girl…

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