Armand Assante (actor) was born on this day in 1949. Gordon Cooper (astronaut who circled the globe 22 times in 34 hours and 20 minutes and became the first astronaut in a space flight of more than 24 hours. He was also the first astronaut to sleep in space, and he successfully carried out a beacon ... died on this day in 2004.
Harvest Moon Tomorrow
What is the Harvest Moon?
In 2019, the Harvest Moon rises on the night of Friday the 13th! But what is the Harvest Moon and why is it so special? Learn more—and shine on, Harvest Moon!
Predicting Weather Using a Persimmon Seed
According to weather folklore, you can predict winter weather with a persimmon seed. Here’s how to do it! Plus, enjoy recipes for persimmon pudding and persimmon bread.
How to Care for Perennial Flowers Perennial flowers are the way to go! They return year after year, bringing color to the garden. Once established, they require little maintenance. Here are perennial plant care tips—from planting to dividing to winter care.