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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Healthy Living

Reach for a Chocolate Cure!

Chocolate is bad for you, right? Not so fast! Learn how eating chocolate can be good medicine.

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Medicinal Mint: A Refreshing Remedy

Mint is a fantastic flavor, but did you know it’s also one of the most potent natural remedies around? Learn more!

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Plan a Family Discovery Day!

Looking for a family activity other than the usual movies, mall, or pizza out? Try learning something new!

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Beat the Sick at Home Blues!

Stuck at home with a bad cold? Stay sane while you recuperate with some of these activities!

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Learn to Read Smiles!

Does your mother-in-law really approve of your applesauce cake? How does your boss feel about your performance? Learn to read faces like a pro!

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Do Changing Seasons Cause Colds?

Find out why colds are more common during certain times of the year.

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Spring Forward Without Feeling Left Behind!

If you find it difficult adjusting to the time change, you’re not alone. Try these 10 easy ways to help your body adjust to the new time!

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History’s Beauty Secrets Revealed!

Cleopatra and Nefertiti couldn’t send their assistants to the department store for eye cream. Get their secrets to smooth, glowing skin!

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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.