Homemade eggnog, Mercury retrograde ends, bright planets

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Daily Newsletter for Thursday, December 6, 2018

christmas

Heap on more wood! the wind is chill;
But let it whistle as it will,
We’ll keep our Christmas merry still.

―Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)

 
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Eggnog (non-alcoholic)
Homemade Eggnog

Eggnog (non-alcoholic)

This homemade non-alcoholic eggnog recipe is a rich and creamy holiday drink for both adults and children.

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2020 Hurricane Season Forecast
Hurricane Season Ends

2020 Hurricane Season Forecast
An “extremely active” hurricane season was predicted—and it broke records! See the latest on the historic 2020 hurricane season, including how the forecasts held up to reality. Also, find your common questions and answers about Earth’s most violent storms!

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December 2018 Night Sky Guide
December's Bright Planets

December 2018 Night Sky Guide
Which planets can be seen in the night sky? In the Sky Watch for December 2018, Bob Berman highlights December’s planet conjunctions, meteor showers, and more night sky wonders.

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Poinsettia Care: How to Keep Poinsettia Plants Alive
Poinsettias and Poison Myth

Poinsettia Care: How to Keep Poinsettia Plants Alive
How do you take care of your Christmas poinsettia? See our tips on keeping poinsettias alive after Christmas—plus, we’ll address the most common question. Are poinsettias poisonous?

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Mercury Retrograde Dates for 2021
Mercury Retrograde Ends

Mercury Retrograde Dates for 2021
Mercury’s first period of retrograde motion in 2021 lasts from January 30 to February 21! According to the age-old practice of astrology, we are all influenced by the effect of Mercury in retrograde. What exactly does it mean for each of us, though? Read on to find out.

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