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A Paschal Blue Moon Coming March 31

A Paschal Blue Moon Coming March 31

More Full Moon Madness? Learn how this second full Moon of March also shapes the date of Easter, and how rare it really is!

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Spring Weather Lore and More!

Spring Weather Lore and More!

While most of us are familiar with “April showers bring May flowers,” there are many other weather folklore sayings associated with the spring season, which is notorious for wild, crazy weather. Which of these have you heard?

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Why Does Asparagus Make Your Pee Smell?

Why Does Asparagus Make Your Pee Smell?

It’s a mystery for the ages. Ever wonder why your urine smells unusual after you eat asparagus? If you’re an avid eater of this springtime delicacy, you probably want to know! We have the answer.

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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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