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We’re Painting The Week Orange!

We’re Painting The Week Orange!

Wait until you see how we’ll be celebrating the week of the launch of our 2016 edition, and the release of our winter weather forecast!

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Snownado? Shivery and Shovelry? Polar Vortex? El Niño?! What Does The Almanac Say?

Snownado? Shivery and Shovelry? Polar Vortex? El Niño?! What Does The Almanac Say?

The news is buzzing about the possibility of a very strong El Niño forming and wreaking havoc on weather patterns everywhere.
But what does the Farmers’ Almanac say about it? Find out!

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Selecting The Right Chicken Coop For Your Flock

Selecting The Right Chicken Coop For Your Flock

Keep your flock happy, healthy and safe from predators at night. Whether you’re building or buying a coop, here are some tips to keep in mind.

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It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like 2016

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like 2016

The new edition of the Farmers’ Almanac has arrived (well, in our offices anyway). Find out why we’re so excited about this new edition!

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Why Does My Cat Like Cantaloupe?

Why Does My Cat Like Cantaloupe?

Why do so many cats like to eat this summertime fruit? The answer may surprise you!

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30 Brilliant Ways To Upcycle Common Household Items

30 Brilliant Ways To Upcycle Common Household Items

Check out this list of clever ideas to put your old items to good use!

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Get Rid Of Stubborn Underarm Odors From Clothes!

Get Rid Of Stubborn Underarm Odors From Clothes!

Here are a few tricks of the trade to power away those unpleasant smells that can linger on fabrics!

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8 Brilliant Ways To Use Beer (Besides Drink It)

8 Brilliant Ways To Use Beer (Besides Drink It)

A frosty brew tastes great on a hot summer evening, but it also has several other surprising uses. Check them out here!

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The Debate Over Pluto: Is It A Planet Or Not?

The Debate Over Pluto: Is It A Planet Or Not?

NASA’s exciting New Horizons mission to Pluto last week has sparked some debate about this celestial body (planet?). 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.