Thats what the Institute for Humanist Studies is doing with their 13th Annual Darwin Day Celebration on February 12, an event where scientists, scholars, and fans of the famous evolutionist congregate to say happy birthday to the author of the groundbreaking book The Origin of Species (BuenoLab).
Event spokesperson Duncan Crary has a few tasty, tough tips for anyone hoping to toast Darwin.
He says, You can raise a glass, cook up primordial soup or have a fish fry, or read his theory of evolution, though it might be a heavy read.
But Crary advises folks to not forget the other two important holidays around Darwins birthday.
Crary says, Young lovers probably shouldnt forego Valentines Day (Feb. 14) for Darwin Day, or give Darwin beards as a gift instead of chocolates. But Abraham Lincolns birthday is the same day. You can wear Lincoln and Darwin beards and tell people why you look so interesting.
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