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If you look closely at snowflake shapes, you will see many different variations. Rarely are two snowflakes alike.

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In the fall, it seems that almost any warm day is referred to by most people as "Indian summer."

Where's the snow? Find current snowfall and snowdepth information—plus, long-range winter weather predictions from The 2015 Old Farmer's Almanac.

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According to folklore, you can predict the weather with a persimmon seed. Here's how to do it:

I always kept my eye out for copies of the 1816 edition. When I occasionally find one, in some antiques shop or sent to me by a reader, I immediately turn to the July and August calendar pages to see whether they contain the famous snow forecasts Thomas supposedly made for the summer of...

Back around the turn of the last century, in the days before the National Weather Service, the so-called goose bone method was a famous weather-forecasting technique.

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Your arm is about ten times longer than the distance between your eyes. That fact, together with a bit of applied trigonometry, can be used to estimate distances between you and any object of approximately known size.

Here are illustrations on tying knots, including bowline, hitch, and overhand knots.


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