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Farmers Almanac
The 2014 Farmers Almanac
Farmers' Almanac

Category — Healthy Living

Beat the Sick at Home Blues!

Stuck at home with a bad cold? Stay sane while you recuperate with some of these activities!

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Learn to Read Smiles!

Does your mother-in-law really approve of your applesauce cake? How does your boss feel about your performance? Learn to read faces like a pro!

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Do Changing Seasons Cause Colds?

Find out why colds are more common during certain times of the year.

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Spring Forward Without Feeling Left Behind!

If you find it difficult adjusting to the time change, you’re not alone. Try these 10 easy ways to help your body adjust to the new time!

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History’s Beauty Secrets Revealed!

Cleopatra and Nefertiti couldn’t send their assistants to the department store for eye cream. Get their secrets to smooth, glowing skin!

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Feeding a Cold: What to Eat When You’re Under the Weather

Food is medicine! Find our what to eat when you’re laid low by a cold!

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Eat Right for Winter Exercise!

Find out what to eat and drink before, during, and after cold-weather exercise for maximum benefit, comfort, and safety.

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Elderberry Syrup: A Magic Immunity Elixir?

Traditional medicine has long touted the benefits of elderberry extract, and now modern science is finally catching up. Learn more!

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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.