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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
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Bad Hair Day? Must Be The Weather

Bad Hair Day? Must Be The Weather

While there are a host of reasons your hair is misbehaving, the culprit, most often, is the weather. Learn how to fight back!

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Get Ready: Polar Vortex, Take Three

Get Ready: Polar Vortex, Take Three

Just when you thought it was gone, the polar vortex is back!

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“Pax” is No Surpise for the Almanac

“Pax” is No Surpise for the Almanac

As a nasty storm, dubbed “Pax” by the Weather Channel, tears its way up the East Coast of the United States, the Farmers’ Almanac staff is nonplussed. We foresaw this storm nearly two years ago.

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Will Winter End Early? Get Our Prediction!

Will Winter End Early? Get Our Prediction!

Groundhog Day is almost here. Find out whether we’re in for six more weeks!

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Is the Weather Drunk?

Is the Weather Drunk?

Find out how the recent arctic blast is a result of a drunken, staggering jet stream.

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The Worst of Winter Over? Not So Fast!

The Worst of Winter Over? Not So Fast!

The Almanac and Accuweather agree: winter isn’t going anywhere any time soon.

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Our Canadian Forecast: The Nitty Gritty

Our Canadian Forecast: The Nitty Gritty

So you read our forecast and you want to know more? Here’s a detailed look at what to expect in your neck of the woods!

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The Thanksgiving Blizzard of 1983

The Thanksgiving Blizzard of 1983

This year, you may want to take some time to give thanks that you’re not currently living through the Thanksgiving Blizzard of 1983. Find out why!

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Ski Report: Where to Hit the Slopes in 2013-14

Ski Report: Where to Hit the Slopes in 2013-14

Find out when and where the best skiing will be this winter!

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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.