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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Videos: Page 3

July’s Full Buck Moon

July’s Full Buck Moon

Posted July 15th, 2013

Learn how the name for July’s Full Moon originated in July’s installment of Full Moon Names from Farmers’ Almanac.

June’s Full Strawberry Moon

June’s Full Strawberry Moon

Posted June 18th, 2013

Learn how the name for June’s Full Moon originated in this month’s installment of Full Moon Names from Farmers’ Almanac.

Sluggish Steam Iron

Sluggish Steam Iron

Posted June 4th, 2013

Don’t despair if your steam iron doesn’t steam. Quite often, mineral deposits in the water clog the vents, and a simple treatment can solve the problem. Fill the water reservoir with white vinegar. Heat the iron and set it on a cake or broiler rack while it steams a few minutes. Unplug and stand the… Continue Reading »

A Close Brush (Maybe Too Close) With a Lightning Bolt

A Close Brush (Maybe Too Close) With a Lightning Bolt

Posted June 4th, 2013

Farmers’ Almanac’s crack staff captured this video this afternoon in the southeastern U.S.

May’s Full Flower Moon

May’s Full Flower Moon

Posted May 21st, 2013

Find out why May’s Full Moon is called the “Flower Moon,” among other names, in this exclusive Farmers’ Almanac video!

Texas Tornado Caught on Video

Texas Tornado Caught on Video

Posted May 17th, 2013

Once again, we’re in the unfortunate position of having to express our sympathy to yet another group of people caught off guard by Mother Nature’s fury.

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.