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Philosofact
Man is a strange animal – he goes to sleep when he is not tired and gets up when he is.
October 15th, 2014
What’s Brewing For Your Halloween Forecast?

Will Halloween be ghoulish or great? We've got the weather forecast for your trick-or-treaters!

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The Orionid Meteor Shower Is Coming!
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The Orionid Meteor Shower Is Coming!In the predawn sky of October 20th-21st, get outside and look for the annual Orionid meteor shower. Here's what you need to know to enjoy the show!
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Lovely Legumes! Lovely Legumes! Dried beans, peas and lentils have been a staple for eons with good reason. If you’re looking to expand your menu without breaking the bank, look to these dried gems!
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October’s Gardening Chores October’s Gardening Chores Time to finish up your fall chores! Here is a list of some tasks you can and should tackle in the garden this month.
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October Is Family Health Month! October Is Family Health Month! Statistics show that unhealthy and stressed adults can have a negative affect on children. Our checklist can keep you and your family on the right path to wellness.
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Helpful Hint
Helpful Hint Run out of kindling? Try this quick tip!
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Current Moon Phase
Waning Gibbous Moon, 54% of Full Waning Gibbous
54% of Full
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Today's Best Day Tasks

Can Fruits and Vegetables, Mow to Retard Growth, Brew Beer, Get Married

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Gardening Tasks

October 14th - October 15th
Best Planting Days For Fall Potatoes, Turnips, Onions, Carrots, Beets, And Other Root Crops Where Climate Is Suitable. Also Plant Seedbeds, Flower Gardens. Good Days For Transplanting.

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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.