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5 Surprising Uses For Eucalyptus Oil

5 Surprising Uses For Eucalyptus Oil

From easing chest congestion to an effective pest repellent — see how one small bottle can be a beneficial multi-tasker in your home!

May 2017
Listed under: Healthy Living
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This Week: Spot the International Space Station!

This Week: Spot the International Space Station!

This week the International Space Station and other satellites will be crossing our skies. Find out when and where to view!

May 2017
Listed under: Astronomy, Featured
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When Will The Fireflies Light Up Your Back Yard?

When Will The Fireflies Light Up Your Back Yard?

Catching fireflies is a pastime we all look forward to every summer. But how soon should you get your Mason jars (and the palm of your hands) ready?

May 2017
Listed under: Weather
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Shining Light on the Phases of the Moon


Shining Light on the Phases of the Moon


What causes the Moon to shine differently from week to week? And why can you sometimes see the Moon during the day? We have the answers.

May 2017
Listed under: Blog
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See Mercury and Venus Before Sunrise

See Mercury and Venus Before Sunrise

The so-called “inferior” planets are now in the spring morning skies. Learn when and where to view them!

May 2017
Listed under: Astronomy
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How is Rainfall Measured Out in the Ocean?

How is Rainfall Measured Out in the Ocean?

Seeing how much it rained in your own back yard is a relatively simple task, but how do meteorologist determine how much rain fell over the open ocean? Find out!

May 2017
Listed under: Weather
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7 Natural Tick Remedies That Work!

7 Natural Tick Remedies That Work!

This year’s tick season is predicted to be the worst on record. Try our natural and effective remedies to repel these nasty parasites without harmful chemicals.

May 2017
Listed under: Healthy Living
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10 Must-Read Camping Ideas, Tips, and Tricks

10 Must-Read Camping Ideas, Tips, and Tricks

Get ready to be a happy camper! These are our best secrets to ensure your outdoor adventure is enjoyable.

May 2017
Listed under: Home and Garden
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Don’t Flush Those Expired Meds!

Don’t Flush Those Expired Meds!

It is estimated that 200,000 adults and a half-million children are inadvertently poisoned each year from pills that are improperly discarded. Learn how to safely dispose of unwanted medications.

May 2017
Listed under: Blog
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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 1919, 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.

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