Today: View the total solar eclipse LIVE, growing garlic, amazing ants
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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, July 2, 2019
A moon-flooded prairie; a straying
Of leal-hearted lovers; a baying
Of far away watching dogs; a dreaming
Of brown-fisted farmers; a gleaming
Of fireflies eddying nigh, —
And that is July!
–James N. Matthews (1852–1910)
Jose Canseco (baseball player) was born on this day in 1964. Ernest Lehman (screenwriter) died on this day in 2005.
Today! Total Solar Eclipse!
Total Solar Eclipse 2019 | How to Watch Live on July 2! View a total solar eclipse LIVE from South America this July 2, 2019. Bob Berman is traveling to observatories in Chile to report on the eclipse. But you don’t have to live on the path of totality to watch what Bob calls the greatest celestial spectacle! Tune in Tuesday afternoon for live coverage. Learn more!
This one-crust “Star-Spangled Berry Pie” is the ultimate Independence Day dessert! Ripe raspberries and blueberries are topped with stars; a white chocolate layer on the bottom takes this over the top!
Monthly Horoscope for August 2019
Here’s your horoscope for August 2019. If you follow the ancient practice of astrology, see the month’s at-a-glance predictions for all 12 zodiac signs. Take a gander at what’s in store for you.
Getting Antsy: Ants in the Garden Ants are among the most successful of insects, outnumbering all other individual animals combined. They have been around since the days of the dinosaurs and inhabit just about every corner of Earth. Their presence in nature is essential to the well-being of the garden and environment. See why …