Stuck at The Airport: Mars version

NASA’s Perseverance Mars rover is ready to the touch down at the Red Planet on Thursday, February 18th.

Earthlings are pretty darn excited.

At Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the famous LAX pylons are glowing pink in anticipation of the landing.

Many different web sites and landmarks round the sector, together with Cleveland’s historical Terminal Tower, are also sparkling purple in anticipation of the landing.

Krispy Kreme is celebrating the landing too with a special Mars doughnut. This chocolate cream-stuffed doughnut is dipped in caramel icing with a crimson planet swirl and sprinkled with chocolate cookie crumbs. The constrained-edition doughnut is to be had in stores and on line for at some point best – Thursday, February 18.

And of path, you’ll need to track in to watch NASA’s stay insurance of the Perseverance Rover Landing, starting at eleven:15 am PST and 2:15 EST.

Deals for National Doughnut Day – and beyond

Friday, June 2, 2017 is National Doughnut Day and there are oodles of places across the u . s . imparting unfastened or free-with-purchase doughnuts to those in understand.

There’s additionally as a minimum one unfastened doughnut deal that lasts all summer season long.

Delta Air Lines and American Express are kicking off a country wide #DeltaAmexPerks doughnut excursion today (June 2) with a purpose to bring a truck packed with doughnuts inspired by using Delta Air Lines snacks together with cookies, pretzels and roasted peanuts to nine towns throughout the country.

At each stop, Delta SkyMiles American Express Cardholders can flash their card and pick up a complimentary doughnut, plus one for a visitor.

The scheduled dates and nearby doughnut-maker partners are below. For hours and greater information move right here.

  • Atlanta, GA – Sublime Doughnuts: June 2-three
  • New York, NY – Underwest Donuts: June eight
  • Boston, MA – Union Square Donuts: June 23-24
  • Detroit, MI – Daily Dozen: July 6-7
  • Minneapolis, MN – Glam Doll Donuts: July 14-15
  • Raleigh/Durham, NC – Rise Biscuits Donuts : July 21-22
  • Los Angeles, CA –Kettle Glazed Doughnuts: July 29-30
  • Salt Lake City, UT – Banbury Cross Donuts: August four-5
  • Seattle, WA – Top Pot Doughnuts: August eleven-12

Here are a few other offers for National Doughnut Day, June 2, 2017:


  • Participating Krispy Kreme shops around the u . s . a . are imparting free doughnuts (at the same time as they closing) to anyone who stops by using:
  • Dunkin Donuts clients can get a free conventional doughnut with the purchase of a beverage;
  • Duck Donuts is providing a loose doughnut with any purchase;
  • And certain Cumberland Farms shops are providing a loose doughnut with beverage buy deal as nicely.

If you do get a unfastened doughnut, make certain to consume it. Otherwise it could end up like this doughnut courting lower back to 1890, which is within the collection of the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI.

I understand it seems like a bagel, however it's far a doughnut. Here’s the tale:

“A few days earlier than her twelfth toddler became born in January 1890, 43-12 months old farmwife Sarah Faught made a batch of doughnuts for her circle of relatives. Sarah died five days after childbirth. Her mourning own family stored a number of Sarah’s doughnuts in her memory. Sarah’s descendants passed this one–a totally non-public image of a mother’s love and of her loss–from era to generation for 122 years, in conjunction with its story.”


(Photo courtesy The Henry Ford)

mmm.. donuts at Kelowna International Airport


Who desires to bet that income of candies will soon skyrocket at British Columbia’s Kelowna International Airport (YLW )?

A new exhibition opens there on Monday (November eight, 2010) offering big works with the aid of Kelowna-primarily based realist painter John Hall.

One piece is complete of licorice chocolates

John Hall_art

The other is packed with doughnuts.

Kelowna_John Hall

The yummy-looking artwork in the John Hall: Sweetness and Light exhibit might be on view thru May 9, 2011 in the departures location of the Kelowna International Airport.

And you idea you have been secure due to the fact Halloween was over….