Seen any shooting stars lately? Worried about being clobbered by a meteor? Let’s talk about the chances of a meteor hitting Earth—and one of us!
Ever wondered how The Old Farmer’s Almanac is made? North America’s oldest almanac still prints in the U.S.A.! Enjoy a fun behind-the-scenes look of your Almanac on press!
This week I’ve been asked a number of questions about earthquakes and weather. Do earthquakes affect weather? Is there “earthquake weather”? What about the connect between earthquakes and volcanic activity?
Discover 10 amazing facts about planet Venus, our neighbor! We call her sister planet, goddess of love, “morning star,” and—apparently—UFO! Read on …
Test your winter knowledge skills to see how much you know about the frosty flakes! We have 10 fun winter questions. Perhaps you’ll discover some new interesting fun facts about winter, too!
Every 4 or 5 years, the rare and giant snowy owls start flying south from their breeding ground in the Arctic tundra. If you’re an owl (or a Harry Potter!) fan, learn more about the snowy owls. Will this winter bring a snowy owl “invasion” to our lands?
Rosh Hashanah is the beginning of the year according to the traditional Jewish calendar. In 2022, Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset on Sunday, September 25. Learn more about how Rosh Hashanah is celebrated with traditions and sweet symbolic foods—and listen to the sound of the shofar!
What happens in the month of September? It’s a little for everyone: the last days of summer and the first days of fall. See September holidays, advice, recipes, fun facts, and trivia below.
This year, Labor Day falls on Monday, September 5! Unlike many holidays, Labor Day doesn’t have many rituals associated with it, other than end-of-summer barbecues. So what is Labor Day and why do we celebrate it?
The genre of almanacs have been around since the beginning of time—well, 16th century BCE! How is The Old Farmer’s Almanac different from almanacs, and how has it survived so many years—to become the oldest continuously published almanac?