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Give peace a chance.
The Weekly Forekast 
Monday, October 7th, 2019

Peace be with you.

Trending Events
✌️ Nobel Peace Price Winner Announcement

The Nobel Peace Prize will be awarded this Friday. This year there are 301 candidates  - 223 individuals and 78 organizations. If you'd like to know who the nominees and nominators are, sit tight for 50 years. That's how long it takes to divulge the information. 

Bookmakers in Europe have teen climate activist Greta Thunberg as the odds on favorite this year. 

If you want to learn more about how the Nobel Peace Prize works, here's a great TED video we'd recommend checking out

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🔥What's Trending This Week?

Trending Event
🍿 El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie
If you've been wondering what Jesse Pinkman has been up to, you're about to get some answers. Vince Gilligan wrote and directed El Camino, which is set to drop on Netflix this week on October 11th. Watch the trailer here


Trending Event
🧠 World Mental Health Day
Here's a reminder to check in on your strong friend. This Thursday we celebrate a day to promote global mental health education, awareness, and advocacy against social stigma. 


Trending Event
🍦 Treat Yo Self Day
Way back in 2011, the TV show Parks and Recreation introduced us to a beautiful concept: A day on which we spare no expense indulging our consumerist whims. Treat Yo Self with something on Sunday. 

What Else is Happening?

Holidays
🐠 World Habitat Day
World Habitat Day is a UN International Day that highlights the basic human right to have adequate shelter.  This year’s theme focuses on frontier technologies as an resource to improve sustainable waste management.


Space
☄️ Two Meteor Shower Peaks and a Full Moon 
If you look up at the night sky this week, odds are you’ll see something amazing.  There’s two meteor showers peaking this week with Draconids peaking Tuesday and Southern Taurids peaking Wednesday.  This weekend you’ll also be greeted by a Full Moon.


Sports
⚾️ National League and American League Championship Series Starts
This week is the start of the next round of the MLB postseason.  At the time of writing this, it’s too close to predict which teams will advance.


Holiday
👯‍♀️ Parent Trap Day
While the movie premiered on July 29, 1998, October 11 is the birthday of movie's main characters, Hallie Parker and Annie James, and is how the two realized they’re actually twins, besides you know looking exactly the same.


⭐ The Best of the Rest

Check out the Forekast website for all the events we couldn't fit into this newsletter.  Below are some other fund events we don't want you to miss:

The ICON (Ionospheric Connection Explorer) is scheduled to launch this week with the mission to study the dynamic zone in our atmosphere where Earth weather meets Space weather.  Also scheduled his week is the second of five October ISS Spacewalks.

Send some love to your mailman or mailwoman this Wednesday on World Post Day.

Another UN International Day this week (there's a lot) is International Day of the Girl which focuses on the needs and challenges girls face while also promoting female empowerment.

This week is also National M&M’s Day.  Fun Fact, the M’s stand for Mars and Murrie, the creators of the candy.

Yom Kippur, the Judaism Day of Atonement, begins at sundown this Tuesday.

Keep yourself up to date on all the trending holidays in the Holidays Subkast.

You're All Caught Up! 

Be sure to let us know on Twitter if you see any big events coming up in the future. 

👋See You Next Week!

 

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