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The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

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Get Our 2014 Spring Forecast!

What will spring bring? Get our seasonal forecast!

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Do Cold Winters Kill Pests?

Some have said that this year’s frigid temperatures will mean fewer bugs this summer. But is that really true?

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The Saint Valentine’s Day Blizzard

In 1940, instead of getting hit with Cupid’s arrows on Valentine’s Day, New England was bombarded with 60-mph winds and eight-foot snowdrifts. Learn more!

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Ice Quake! Earth-Shattering Cold

Sometimes frigid temperatures are enough to move the Earth. Learn more!

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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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Super Bowl XLVIII: Will It Snow? Get Our Forecast!

As the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos prepare to face off at MetLife Stadium, we’re warning that the big game could be affected by inclement weather.

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On Thin Ice: Winter Ice Safety

Slipping and falling is no laughing matter. Stay safe this winter with these must-read tips!

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Clothes That Laugh at Winter Weather

It has been a bitterly cold winter so far, but that doesn’t mean you have to freeze. Get our tips on the best winter weather wear!

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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.