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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Farmers' Almanac
sky watching

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to May 2014

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to May 2014

Find out what’s going on in the night sky during the coming month!

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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to April 2014

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to April 2014

Find out what’s going on in the night sky during the coming month.

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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to March 2014

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to March 2014

Find out what’s going on in the night sky during the coming month!

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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to February 2014

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to February 2014

Find out what’s going on in the night sky during the coming month!

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Orion: Mighty Hunter of the Winter Sky

Orion: Mighty Hunter of the Winter Sky

Get to know one of the winter sky’s most recognizable figures.

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2014 Planet Guide

2014 Planet Guide

This year, get to know our solar system with our in-depth guide to the ins and outs of the planets!

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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to January 2014

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to January 2014

Find out what’s going on in the night sky during the coming month!

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The Christmas Sky

The Christmas Sky

Spend some time this holiday season getting to know the original Christmas lights!

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Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to December 2013

Looking Up: A Stargazer’s Guide to December 2013

Find out what’s going on in the night sky during the coming month!

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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.