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Wild Edibles: Sumac Berries

Wild Edibles: Sumac Berries

Don’t worry, they’re not poisonous! Learn how these crazy-looking clusters of red berries are used in dishes around the world, and try a tasty “lemonade” recipe!

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A Terminator That’s Science, Not Fiction!

A Terminator That’s Science, Not Fiction!

No this isn’t a story about cyborgs! Learn more about the line where light meets dark on both the Moon and planet Earth.

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Why Are Bugs Attracted To Light?

Why Are Bugs Attracted To Light?

What is it about your porch light or camping lantern that attracts insects? Find out!

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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.