Tag Archives: predicting weather with persimmon seeds

How does this happen?

Do you ever wonder how people discover things? Why would someone cut a thin persimmon seed in half, discover kitchen utensils, and decide to  predict weather with this information? Why would someone drop a Mento candy into a diet coke? How did someone figure out that beet juice could be used as an ice melter? Was it purely by […]

I'm Curious About Winter

As our nights become colder, I begin to wonder what kind of winter we will have this year.  I don’t have my almanac yet so I do the next best thing.  I go out and pick persimmons. ???? The seeds of persimmon fruit have predicted weather for generations. ???? Really. One might wonder, with all […]