Happy National Mole Day! No, this is not a celebration of fuzzy critters or spies. It’s 10-23, so we celebrate Avogardro’s number (6.0221415 * 10^23 – the number of atoms of carbon-12 in 12 grams of carbon).
PS – a semi-belated happy National Chemistry Week. Oh, yeah, and National Cuddle Day (20 Oct.).
That covers all nerdy holidays for the month of October. After all, we need a break from those ubiquitous pink ribbons, pink M&Ms (the fact that processed foods increase one’s risk of breast cancer, and the associated irony of selling those items to help fund a cure, shall be ignored), pink spatulas, pink rubber duckies…..