If you watched TV this morning, you’d know that Punxatawney Phil did not see his shadow, which means that spring is fast approaching. Small problem with that? Phil is less reliable than a coin toss. Some research sees evidence of a “Groundhog Oscillation”, possibly indicating climate change.
Mental Floss provides the background on Groundhogs Day. Buzzfeed has 12 things you likely didn’t know about the eponymous film. Digby at Hullaballo points out (from the Independent?) that all of the world’s religions claim Groundhog Day as their own.