Weather Watching Folklore ‘ Myths or Science? | Weather Watching Folklore

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While we have some very sophisticated technology to help predict what Mother Nature is going to do next, the lure of old weather proverbs remain. This brings us to the question of the day: Do those old bits of lore really work?’ The answer depends on which bit of lore we’re talking about, as well as where you are in the world.’ Some of the weather lore that follows is pretty accurate, letting you forecast local weather even better than the professionals. For each bit of lore in this article, I’ve tried to explain why it does or doesn’t work.

Please keep in mind while reading that most weather phenomena we’ll talk about occurs between 30 and 60 degrees longitude in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Weather patterns are pretty predictable and slowly changing in the ecuatorial areas, as well as around the poles.

Quite a lot has been going on:

Dragons: A Brief History

Dragon tales are known in many cultures, from the Americas to Europe, and from India to China. They have a long and rich history in many forms and continue to populate our books, films and television shows.

It’s not clear when or where stories of dragons first emerged, but the huge, flying serpents were described at least as early as the age of the ancient Greeks and Sumerians. For much of history dragons were thought of as being like any other mythical animal: sometimes useful and protective, other times harmful and dangerous. [Top 10 Beasts and Dragons: How Reality Made Myth]

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Greetings Earthlings: Those crazy UFOs again! The data presented above may one day be zapped to another dimension. Just thought you should be aware. NASA, either it's cold or someone stole the sun.