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5 Famous Weather Predicting Groundhogs You’ve Never Heard Of

It’s Groundhog Day…again. According to legend, if it is cloudy when a groundhog emerges from its burrow, it will leave showing that winter will soon end. If it is sunny, the groundhog will see its shadow and go back into its burrow, and the winter weather will continue for six more weeks. The largest Groundhog Day celebration is held in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The most famous weather man in Punxsutawney is Punxsutawney Phil. However, Phil isn’t the only groundhog to predict weather. Eric Meier and I worked hard researching different groundhogs. Here’s 5 Famous Groundhogs You’ve Never Heard Of.

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Newt Gingrich Wants to Make the Moon the 51st State

Newt Gingrich definitely knows how to play to his audience. In a campaign speech near Cape Canaveral, FL, on Wednesday, Gingrich promised that, as president, he would push to colonize the moon.

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The Pope Gives Facebook and Twitter a ‘Like’

No one can accuse Pope Benedict XVI of being old-fashioned, even if his beliefs on doctrine are strictly traditionalist. The Pontiff proved he holds his traditional views in a very modern social landscape by praising the usefulness of social media communication.

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6 of the Worst Tech Predictions of All Time

Predictions about technology are notoriously tough to make. Still, the experts and visionaries often get it right — but when they don’t, they get it colossally wrong. Here are some of history’s most famously bungled insights made by tech giants and industry bigwigs, as rounded-up by Scientific American.

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What’s the Best Way to Avoid Evil on Friday the 13th?

Question: You hang these objects out of your window to keep the “evil” away on Friday the 13th. What is it?

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If You Changed Your Name, What Would It Be? [VIDEO]

Apparently,  Jeffrey Drew Wilschke wasn't good enough for this guy.  What did he change it to?

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Top 10 News Talk KIT Stories Of 2011

Plenty of things happened in 2011 from national news stories to weird news stories to stories that have changed the landscape of Yakima for ever. Here are the top 10 stories of 2011 on News Talk KIT.

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What Is Yoga Helping US Military Soldiers Fight Against?

Yoga. Whether you can’t get enough of it or can’t get away from it, there’s no denying its peaceful approach to connecting one’s body and mind. Who’d have thought that this practice is now more and more becoming the method of choice for relieving PTSD symptoms in US soldiers?

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Watch Thousands of North Koreans Tearfully Mourn the Death of Kim Jong Il [VIDEO]

On Monday, thousands of people marched through the streets of North Korea’s capital and wept openly at the death of leader Kim Jong-il, who died on Saturday at 69 from a heart attack.

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Worst Malfunction Ever Cheats Man Out of $57 Million Jackpot

Most slot machines these days are run on computer chips, which means that just like your trusty laptop, they’re bound to fail on occasion.

That’s what happened to Behar Merlaku, who thought he’d won a $57 million jackpot, only to learn a software error voided his big score.

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