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Drilling For Spring

Drilling For Spring

Posted April 9th, 2018

It’s April and spring is still at war with winter in Maine. Check out editor Peter Geiger’s recent visit to Echo Lake to see just how deep the ice still is.

5 Worst Weather Events of 2017

5 Worst Weather Events of 2017

Posted January 5th, 2018

Which weather events ranked as the worst last year? See what made our list.

Why Does The Eclipse Move From West To East?

Why Does The Eclipse Move From West To East?

Posted August 17th, 2017

We’ve been getting a lot of questions about the August 21st solar eclipse, including why does the shadow move from west to east? Find out.

This Week Is A Good Time To View The Milky Way

This Week Is A Good Time To View The Milky Way

Posted July 10th, 2017

Learn more about this mysterious, elusive galaxy and the best way to view it!

Grow Your Own Potatoes – It’s Easy!

Grow Your Own Potatoes – It’s Easy!

Posted March 27th, 2017

Want to grow your own tasty spuds? You can, right in your own backyard! Here are the things you need to know to get a bumper crop this summer.

Sharpen Dull Scissors

Sharpen Dull Scissors

Posted February 17th, 2017

To sharpen a dull pair of scissors at home easily, use a piece of fine-grit sandpaper. Simply cut through the sandpaper, rough side down, several times.

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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