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Full Cold Moon Video
Learn about December's Full Moon and the ancient rituals of the winter solstice.. Watch the Cold Moon video!
Eclipse Dates for the Next Two Years
When's the next solar or lunar eclipse? See Eclipse Dates 2013.
With the Tide Predictions Calculator, find high and low beach tides for any location in the U.S. and Canada for any date.
Catch a star! See meteor showers dates for 2013 —plus viewing tips.
Moon Question of the Day
What do the phrases "Moon rides high" and "Moon runs low" in the Almanac mean?
Moon Folklore of the Day
Marrying during a waning moon is unlucky.
See the Northern Lights!
Experience nature’s most spectacular night show! The Almanac is going to see the northern lights in February—and you’re invited to join. Click here to see the trip itinerary.
Sun Photo Contest
Share your best photos and you could win a prize. Click here to enter the contest.
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The man of the signs
Greetings...My son is the sign of Taurus and I can't remember what my mom taught me,rest her soul. for surgury do I have it done when Taurus (neck)is far away from the area. ie:...
When to Plant water melon
This statement below planting water melon on the second quarter does it mean germinating seeds or does it mean transplanting from nursery to the garden. i got that from some...
astrological sign SEX what does it mean
Today,July 12, 2013 has the sign of SEX in my Local Almanac for planting. What does that mean ? Is that a day to plant or weed or harvest or what ? Yesterday was a weed day and...
Breaking Bad Habits
In the "Best Days Calender" it has July 2nd as the best day to stop smoking, ect. which is in the sign of the "Head and Face". I have always heard to stop something or break...