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Joe Kissell

Joe Kissell is an author, speaker, and technologist who lives in San Diego. He runs alt concepts inc., which publishes Take Control Books and Interesting Thing of the Day.
An emperor penguin

Penguin Awareness Day


National Popcorn Day

A thesaurus

Thesaurus Day

The Tactile Dome

The Tactile Dome

Portrait of Benjamin Franklin by Joseph Duplessis

Benjamin Franklin Day

Figures from U.S. patent #4,680,856

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National Hot Sauce Day

Marie Sharp's Hot Sauces
In Indonesian, there are two different words for "hot"—one meaning temperature, and the other meaning spiciness. I found that distinction useful when traveling in Indonesia, and I think English could do with something similar.

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