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Looking Back At Winter 2014. We Told You So!

Looking Back At Winter 2014. We Told You So!

How well did we predict last winter? Find out how our forecast fared here.

August 2014
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2014 Canadian Winter Review. We Told You So!

2014 Canadian Winter Review. We Told You So!

“Piercing Cold;” “Biting Cold”; “Bitterly Cold”; “Cold, Wet, & White.” These are some of the terms we used to define last winter’s weather, supporting our statement that “The Days of Shivery are Back!” And Shiver We Did! Almanac readers and the media agreed that our predictions and warnings of a very cold and snowy winter… Continue Reading »

August 2014
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Blame It On The Jet Stream

Blame It On The Jet Stream

Why is this summer weather so cool? Two words: jet stream.

August 2014
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Discover Fresh Figs!

Discover Fresh Figs!

The fresh fig is a delicious, fleshy fruit, a much different experience than the dried variety. Why not give them a try?

August 2014
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Your 2014 Labor Day Forecast

Your 2014 Labor Day Forecast

What does your Labor Day forecast look like?

August 2014
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The Moon’s Tycho Crater

The Moon’s Tycho Crater

We know the Moon’s surface is full of craters, but one in particular, formed 108 million years ago, gets a lot of attention.

August 2014
Listed under: Astronomy, Featured
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Top 10 Uses for Eggshells

Top 10 Uses for Eggshells

Eggshells can be reused in many ways that don’t readily come to mind.

August 2014
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Shampoo You

Shampoo You

With today’s no-shampoo movement ascending to Rapunzel-like heights, what are the pros and cons of leaving your lustrous locks to fend for themselves? And, how did it all get started?

August 2014
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Get Outside And Look Up At Neptune

Get Outside And Look Up At Neptune

Sky watching is great this week. First meteor showers, now Neptune. Learn more.

August 2014
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If you notice a hole in the upper left-hand corner of your Farmers' Almanac, don't return it to the store! That hole isn't a defect; it's a part of history. Starting with the first edition of the Farmers' Almanac in 1818, readers used to nail holes into the corners to hang it up in their homes, barns, and outhouses (to provide both reading material and toilet paper). In 1910, the Almanac's publishers began pre-drilling holes in the corners to make it even easier for readers to keep all of that invaluable information (and paper) handy.