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The Sietch Blog
Is white-or green-the new black in cities?
The following is part thirteen in a series on the National Science Foundation's Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability investment.
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The Heartland Institute
Useless Myths: Daylight Savings Time and Groundhog Day
By long-standing tradition, Groundhog Day comes every February 2. On that date, tradition holds, Punxsutawney Phil, a groundhog in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, is wrested from his burrow and, if he sees his shadow, the people will have six more weeks of winter.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Weather: Another wintry week in Central New York, just as Punxsutawney Phil predicted
It's been five weeks since Punxsutawney Phil, most famous groundhog in history, emerged from his burrow and with the help of his handlers declared he saw his shadow.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Kinston Free Press
Farmer's Almanac tradition wearing thin
Just as Punxsutawney Phil emerges every Feb. 2 to predict the conclusion of winter, the Old Farmers Almanac has been an American tradition in predicting weather.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
National Review Online
Brad Lips: A Gramscian Perspective on Caddyshack
One by one, the soldiers tell their stories, until we get to the beady-eyed Francis, who goes by "Psycho" and who warns new acquaintances, "If I catch any of you guys in my stuff .
Fri Mar 07, 2014
We Can't Escape Our 'Groundhog Day' Recovery
I'm never going to forgive Punxsutawney Phil for the last six weeks of wintry weather, but the economy will.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The News Item
No record, but cold won't ease up
Larry Deklinski/Staff Photo In a scene typical of this winter, Niki Hollenbach looks over products from Raker's Meats, Sunbury, at the farmers market along Independence Street in Shamokin Saturday, Feb. 15. Cold weather continues to grip the region in the first week of March.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Groundhog Day prediction may have been right about added weeks of winter
I've never put much stock in the "predictions" of six more weeks of winter, based on whether or not a groundhog in Ontario or Pennsylvania sees his or her shadow.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
JOANNA WEISSRamis's enduring theory of love
The 1993 movie about almost-eternal life, which Ramis co-wrote and directed, is the deepest light comedy of all time, variously held up as a parable of Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, Kabbalah, Nietzsche, Camus, the Sisyphus myth, the practice of yoga, the process of recovery.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Albany Times Union
Casey Seiler: Seeing your shadow
The film critic Manny Farber wrote in 1962 about the divide between what he called "white elephant" art - lumbering, prone to grandiosity - and its "termite" counterpart, dedicated to smaller tasks "in a kind of squandering-beaverish endeavor that isn't anywhere or for anything."
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Region braces for more snow
April Sumner, originally from Florida, bundles-up so much that only her nose and eyes are visible under her coat and hat during record cold temperatures on Feb. 12. THE BLADE/AMY E. VOIGT Hucky Too and Punxsutawney Phil had it right, while Buckeye Chuck's prediction was probably a case of wishful thinking.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Huffington Post
The Art of Unsticking Ourselves: Learning (and Relearning) From Harold Ramis' Groundhog Day
On Monday after hearing that Harold Ramis died, I made an overdue trip to Woodstock, Illinois, the far northwest Chicago suburb where the beloved actor, director and writer filmed Groundhog Day .
The Indianapolis Star
Another winter storm looms for weekend
Punxsutawney Phil never mentioned that the remaining six weeks of winter would be so brutal.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Mac and cheese: A delicous cold-weather fallback meal
I'm not a soothsayer, nor do I necessarily believe the world's most famous groundhog weather forecaster, Punxsutawney Phil.
"do not Touch" - Musa underwater museum off the coast of Isla Mujeres
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Grassland: Laugh away those winter blues
A Japanese proverb says, "One kind word can warm three winter months." I've been scouring the Internet for that one kind word.
The death of Harold Ramis is sad news for anyone who likes to laugh. But his contributions to film went beyond the laughter of his more famous movies.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The First Post
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 25 Feb 2014
Foreign secretary William Hague is to meet his US counterpart, John Kerry, in Washington today to discuss emergency financial aid for Ukraine.
The Huffington Post
10 Harold Ramis Movies To Help You Remember A Comedy Legend
Thank Harold Ramis , who died on Monday at the age of 69 due to complications from autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis, for the modern comedy landscape.
New York Post
6 movies that show Ramis and Murraya s comedic partnership
In the years after "Groundhog Day," Harold Ramis and Bill Murray had a falling out that was only partially repaired by the time of Ramis' death.