Current Moon Phase

Waxing Gibbous
96% of full

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Philosofact
A bore is a person who talks so much about himself that you can't talk about yourself.
January 28th, 2015
Six More Weeks Of Winter? What Does The Almanac Say?

Forget groundhogs! What does the Almanac predict for the remainder of winter?

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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide To February 2015
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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide To February 2015Here's a quick look at what's going on in the sky during the month of February, 2015.
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Is A Raw Food Diet For You? Is A Raw Food Diet For You? We answer your questions about the latest trend in diet and nutrition.
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Warming Winter Smoothies! Warming Winter Smoothies! These recipes will boost your immunity and take away winter's chill.
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5 Gadgets Every Kitchen Needs 5 Gadgets Every Kitchen Needs Which five tools help you get dinner on the table in a snap? Get the answer here.
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Helpful Hint
Helpful Hint Here's A Great Tip For Making Brooms And Brushes Last Longer.
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Current Moon Phase
Waxing Gibbous Moon, 62% of Full Waxing Gibbous
62% of Full
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Today's Best Day Tasks

Cut Firewood, Mow to Increase Growth, Dig Holes, Buy Clothes, Travel for Pleasure

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Gardening Tasks

January 28th - January 30th
Poor Days For Planting, Seeds Tend To Rot In The Ground.

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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.