World Bicycle Day
The bicycle is one of the most significant innovations in human history. It gives millions of people a mode of transportation that is entirely powered by their own bodies. It is practical, dependable, and aids in maintaining one’s fitness. Many people find it to be a pleasant and convenient method to travel around and complete daily duties.
The United Nations’ endeavour to recognise the critical role of the bicycle around the world is known as World Bicycle Day. Many families all over the world have benefited from the bike’s ability to provide inexpensive and reliable transportation. It’s no surprise that so many people participate in the festivities and want to spread the news about this exciting and busy day.
Cycling is an environmentally friendly, safe, and healthy mode of transportation. If we wish to preserve the Earth from the effects of unsustainable CO2 generation, we need to do more of this. It has the potential to save lives, enhance the environment, and aid in poverty reduction, and it deserves far more attention than it now receives.
World Bicycle Day History
For a variety of reasons, the United Nations established World Bicycle Day. The first was to acknowledge the bicycle’s profound social transformation. Pedal cycles provide transportation to even the poorest people on the planet. They may use their bikes to visit friends, collect water, and shop for groceries.
Bicycles are a long-serving means of transportation that has aided virtually every human community on the planet. The festival is open to people of all cultures and backgrounds who want to exhibit their enthusiasm for cycling.
The final goal is to draw attention to the reality that many communities disregard pedestrian and bike demands. Policymakers are biassed in favour of the automobile, addressing its requirements rather than employing environmentally friendly alternatives. As a result, World Bicycle Day is an opportunity to raise awareness about the benefits of cycling and to encourage policies that promote better road sharing.
Chocolate Macaroon Day
Macaroons have long been a favourite dessert in countries around the world, with each having its unique twist (many of which include coconut!) and design. Chocolate Macaroon Day was created to honour their importance, with a special mention to chocolate’s propensity to improve everything.
Chocolate Macaroon Day: How to Celebrate
This Chocolate Macaroons recipe will ensure that Chocolate Macaroon Day is not only remembered, but also something that your friends and family look forward to every year!
Fantastic Shells: The Invincible Chocolate Macaroon Recipe
- a cup of almond flour
- confectioner’s sugar (about 3/4 cup)
- 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
- 2 egg whites, large
- a quarter teaspoon of cream of tartar
- a quarter cup of granulated sugar
- 1 teaspoon of salt (coarse)
Mix the almond flour, cocoa powder, and confectioners sugar together by sifting, then repeat and leave aside. Then, in a large mixing bowl, whip the egg whites into a froth using a medium-speed whisk, then add the cream of tartar while whisking. Slowly add one tablespoon of sugar at a time, increasing the speed of the whisk until stiff peaks form.
At this stage, softly sprinkle the dry ingredients onto the egg whites while folding the mixture together until it begins to thin; it’s important not to over-mix the mixture at this point. When it’s done, transfer it to a pastry bag fitted with a round tip and carefully pipe out 1.5-inch rounds on parchment paper, spacing them about an inch apart. Make careful to press the baking sheets on the counter a few times to get rid of any bubbles! Bake for 18-20 minutes at 300F once they’ve set.
Insect Repellent Awareness Day
At some point in our lives, most of us have been bitten by a mosquito or other similar creature. Insect bites are usually only an irritation, but they can potentially be dangerous. Insect Repellent Awareness Day strives to promote the use of insect repellents to prevent not just bites but also the spread of diseases carried by insects, such as Malaria. Insect repellents come in a variety of forms, including sprays, lotions, and pills, and can greatly minimise insect bites.
Insect Repellent Awareness Day was launched in 2014 by scientists at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to educate people realise the need of applying repellents both at home and when travelling abroad. Schools can tie in a bug-themed celebration with projects about bugs, as well as first-aid knowledge about what to do if bitten and how to use repellents.
Every year on Repeat Day, participants look for activities and experiences that they enjoy so much that they want to perform them again and again.
No one knows when this tradition of returning for more began, but popular activities include watching “Groundhog Day” for the first time, eating the same favourite meal for lunch and dinner, and visiting significant landmarks from your past, such as the location where you got engaged, graduated, or celebrated a personal triumph.
Some people take things a step further by repeating what they say until others join in the fun or inquire as to what they are doing. The day can then be capped off by settling down to watch Bill Murray win Andie Macdowell’s heart in Groundhog Day. It’s worth doing twice if it’s worth doing once.