Farmers' Almanac Blog
If you’re a fan of history and Woodstock, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this week, you might enjoy this blast from the past: take a peek at the Farmer’s Almanac’s calendar page from August 1969!
Smokey Bear, the furry face of wildfire prevention, turns 75! We take a fun look back and introduce you to the real orphaned cub that started it all.
We have a black Moon arriving at the end of this month. Is it anything to be alarmed about? Is the world coming to an end? We have the answers.
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, writer Ed Higgins shares his memories of the space event of a lifetime. Plus check out the TV footage from 1969!
While most recognize the barber pole as a symbol for a good place to get a haircut, many don’t realize what it actually means. The rather gruesome history might just surprise you!
Each year on July 4th, colorful fireworks displays light up the night sky all across the US. Ever wonder how they became an Independence Day tradition? We explain.
The knock-knock joke is so simple that it’s usually the first one we learn as preschoolers. Ever wonder how these pun-based ditties entered into our lexicon? We have the answer.
Here’s a list of common phrases that are commonly used and sometimes used incorrectly. It’s sure to whet—rather than wet—your appetite! See the list.
Did you know July 4th celebrations warrant the most parades across the country? How did the tradition start? Which is the largest parade in the world? We have the answers. March on!