Science has tried, but there is still no cure for Mondays. The symptoms can be treated, however, and today Dairy Queen attempts to alleviate feelings of fatigue and despair with some free soft serve.

The chain annually celebrates the first day of spring with free small vanilla soft serve cones through this evening.

The intelligent among us have been eating ice cream all winter, but to pop the season's maraschino cherry, the festivities take place at the chain's 14th Street and Staten Island outposts.