Groundhog Day

Congress Sees Its Shadow, Tries to Destroy Winter

With two more members aiming to force construction of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, Congress seems to be living in a time warp.

Finally, a Squirrel Gets Its Own Baseball Card. Plus: Top 7 Rodents in Baseball History

The new 2012 Topps Series 1 baseball card set features a single highlight from the St. Louis Cardinals’ incredible run to the World Series. It’s the only thing about the …

St*ff Groundhogs Say

If only groundhogs could talk, what would they say?

On Groundhog Day: Ten Things to Know about These Surprising Creatures

As we approach Groundhog Day, we thought it would be fun to take a look at some of the remarkable things that are known about these critters.  Groundhogs (or woodchucks) …

10 Things You May Not Know About Groundhogs

The groundhog, also known as the woodchuck or the mouse bear (because it looks like a miniature bear when sitting upright), first won its reputation as a weather prognosticator in …

The Real Reasons for Groundhog Day

Punxsutawney Phil, America’s most famous weather forecaster, will have love, not weather, on his mind when he emerges from his hole on February 2. Researchers tracked 32 groundhogs for more …

Groundhog Day Trivia

Today is Groundhog Day, but do you know the real reason the groundhog wakes up from its winter hibernation? It’s not really to see its shadow. Find out the true …

“Well According to Phil…oh and the IPCC”

Yesterday was a big day in the global warming news cycle. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report saying it is “very likely” (at least a 90 percent …

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