Nostalgia and superstition are guilty pleasures, and one time we allow ourselves to indulge in them, albeit with titters of embarrassment, is on Groundhog Day.
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Stephen Colbert laments the loss of Candlemas, the "ancient Christo-pagan rite celebrating the presentation of the Christ child at the Temple" that is...
Though decidedly silly, Groundhog Day is a direct and thriving descendant of age-old midwinter divinatory practices.
Punxsutawney Phil can predict the weather with a mind-blowing 39 percent accuracy rate, which, in human accuracy rates, is 273 percent. But did you know he can predict other things as well, just as accurately?
Groundhog Day is held on Feb. 2, in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania every year, and you might be wondering how a groundhog landed the job of predicting the...
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