Tag: Birthday

Stephen Hawking Turns 75: Facts And Trivia On The Genius Physicist

As renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking celebrates his 75th birthday, we look back at his astounding battle with ALS and his genius life in the sciences.

Space January 9, 2017

One Dead, One Injured In Mexican Teenager's Viral Birthday Party

Rubí Ibarra García's quinceañera was marred by accidents. One person died and another was injured in the horse race at the viral birthday party.

Feature | Health December 27, 2016

Celebrating Your Birthday? Facebook Will Compile Your Best Birthday Greetings In A Recap Video

Facebook's new birthday recap video will automatically compile the best birthday greetings posted on a user's wall or tagged to a user's profile. The 45-second clip features a colorful and explosive birthday cake.

Apps/Software July 28, 2016

Maine Teen With Autism Gets More Than 10,000 Birthday Cards After Online Request

Faith in humanity, restored. A Maine teen suffering from autism receives over 10,000 birthday cards from people all over the world after her cousin posted an online request on Facebook.

Viral June 17, 2016

Queen Elizabeth Turns 90, Poses For A Portrait With The Youngest Members Of The Royal Family

Britain's Queen Elizabeth had her portrait taken together with her great-grandchildren as part of the celebration of her 90th birthday. The photograph was taken by American photographer Annie Leibovitz.

Society April 21, 2016

Children Born In August At Increased Risk Of ADHD Diagnosis

Children born in August are at a greater risk of being diagnosed with ADHD compared to older peers. Younger children may manifest inattention, impulsive and hyperactive symptom because of immaturity, which may be mistaken to be signs of the disorder.

Life March 14, 2016

Superman's Birthday Only Comes Once Every Four Years, And Today Is The Day

For a guy who basically never ages, having a birthday once every four years makes sense.

Movies/TV Shows February 29, 2016

Leap Day Babies Prepare For Their Rare Birthdays

This year, leap day babies can have their cakes and eat it too! Here's how leap day babies prepare for their rare birthdays on Feb. 29.

Society February 27, 2016

Celebrate The Nintendo Entertainment System's 30th Birthday By Watching Its First Commercial

The game console that brought video games back from the dead is celebrating 30 years, and a look back at the first NES commercial is a telling remainder of how times have changed.

Geek October 19, 2015

Yoko Ono Celebrated John Lennon's 75th Birthday With Giant Human Peace Sign

To celebrate what would have been John Lennon's 75th birthday, his widow Yoko Ono assembled a giant human peace sign in New York's Central Park. Lennon fans of all ages came to pay tribute to the songwriter's legacy and music.

Movies/TV Shows October 7, 2015

Text '1' To Send The Most Impersonal Facebook Birthday Greeting Yet

For those using Facebook's push notifications to their smartphone via text messaging, now the social media site lets you send an impersonal birthday greeting by sending a simple text that says '1.'

Internet Culture July 29, 2015

Happy Birthday, Nikola Tesla: How This Eccentric Scientist's Inventions Still Affect Your Life

Tesla was born 159 years ago today, on July 10, 1856. Here's how his incredible inventions still influence lives today, and how some truly far-out inventions made him a model 'mad scientist.'

July 10, 2015

Twitter Introduces Option To Show And Celebrate Birthdays

Twitter is letting users add their birthday to their profile, and will then send balloons to their page on the big day. Of course, this feature does raise some privacy concerns.

Internet July 6, 2015

Microsoft Turns 40: 14 Amazing Facts We Bet You Didn't Know About Microsoft

Four decades of innovation is nothing to scoff about and as founder Bill Gates urges employees to move forward and drive technology into everyone's hands and reach, it's a good time to look back at Microsoft's 40 years in business. We're betting there are a few facts on this list that may surprise you.

Business April 5, 2015

Starbucks Celebrates 20th Anniversary Of Frappuccino With Limited-Time Birthday Cake Frap

For five days only, customers can order a Birthday Cake Frappuccino in celebration of the 20th anniversary of frappuccinos.

Internet Culture March 26, 2015

Internet Attends Teen's Birthday Party After No One Showed Up

An Ontario mother asked people to celebrate her 13-year-old son's birthday with him after no one RSVP'ed to his party.

Internet Culture March 25, 2015

#Twitter Birthday: Nine Years Of Bringing Humans Closer Together

Happy Birthday, Twitter! In its nine years of existence, Twitter has changed a lot in the way we interact with each other and the world.

Apps/Software March 21, 2015

14 Dr. Seuss Quotes To Celebrate His 111th Birthday

The beloved children's book author Dr. Seuss would have turned 111 today. Celebrate his birthday, which has also been deemed Dr. Seuss Day, with 14 of his most inspirational quotes.

Movies/TV Shows March 2, 2015

30 Fun Facts Every Cristiano Ronaldo Fan Should Know

30 Facts about Cristiano Ronaldo for his 30th birthday.

Movies/TV Shows February 6, 2015

Watch Betty White's 93rd Birthday Hawaiian Flash Mob Celebration

There's no one like Betty White - most people would retire long before they hit 93 - and to celebrate the legendary actress' birthday, TV Land went all out with a Hawaiian-themed flash mob!

Movies/TV Shows January 19, 2015

5-Year-Old Billed For Not Attending Friend's Birthday Party

'How dare this 5-year-old not show up for his classmate's birthday party! Let's send him an invoice for it!' Um, what? This really just happened to a little boy in England.

Internet Culture January 19, 2015

Two Families Welcome Babies Born 10:11 a.m. on 12/13/14

Two baby girls born 2,000 miles apart share the distinction of having been born at 12/13/14 at exactly 10:11 a.m.

Internet Culture December 15, 2014

Microsoft Celebrates Xbox One 1st Birthday with Free Games and Digital Goodies

The Xbox One's birthday party continues as some of the console's early adopters report being chosen to receive a free copy of 'Limbo' once the game is ready. While the 'Sunset Overdrive' free play is over, Microsoft has lots more gifts to give early adopters.

Video Games November 28, 2014

Influence of Birthday Years Ending with 9 in People's Lives

Birthday years of 29, 39, 49 and so on makes people make significant decisions regarding their life. Suicide rate of people with birthday ending with 9 is higher than people whose birthday year end with other digits.

Life November 22, 2014

Milestone Birthdays Tend to Prompt Big Life Decisions and Strange Behavior

Birthday at the end of life decades tend to push people to self-examination and big decision, study finds. It's not just at the usual midlife crisis either, they say.

Life November 20, 2014

In a bad mood? Blame the season you were born in

A new study has found that the season you were born in can have an impact on how you feel. Just another reason to dislike the winter.

Internet Culture October 23, 2014

George R.R. Martin turns 66: Say cheers to the great man

The author of 'A Song of Ice and Fire' book series, and the 'Game of Thrones' TV series, is celebrating his birthday today. Let's hope he's having a good time as a man who is now 34 years away from being 100.

Movies/TV Shows September 22, 2014

Mark Zuckerberg celebrates 30th birthday by giving Facebook users more privacy

Celebrating his 30th birthday, CEO and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg appears to be putting users first. He introduced a number of new security measures that should help alleviate concerns.

Internet May 15, 2014

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