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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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Farmers' Almanac Healthy Living

Farmers’ Almanac’s time-tested advice for natural, homemade remedies for a healthy lifestyle.

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Swing Yourself Into Better Health

Swing Yourself Into Better Health

Sometimes better health can take the form of a childhood pastime. Learn how swinging can be therapeutic for you.

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Keep Your Feet Happy And Healthy

Don’t tiptoe around foot health. Learn how to keep your feet happy and healthy with these timely tips.

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7 Ways To Make Boating With Pets Safer

7 Ways To Make Boating With Pets Safer

Enjoy summer on the water with your “best friends.” Check out these helpful hints for boating with dogs.

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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.