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What Are Frankincense And Myrrh?

What Are Frankincense And Myrrh?

These two resins have a distinguished history that dates back to ancient biblical times. Read about their modern uses and health benefits.

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5 Interesting Facts about Hanukkah

5 Interesting Facts about Hanukkah

Hanukkah means “dedication” and is a holiday that honors and celebrates one of the first recorded fights for religious freedom and the success of this fight. Learn more!

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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.