Punxsutawney Phil Sees His Shadow

GOBBLER’S KNOB, Pennsylvania, USA, February 2 – The world’s most famous prognosticating groundhog saw his shadow this morning, much to the disappointment of the crowd gathered at Gobbler’s Knob. Punxsutawney Phil, as the groundhog is named, emerges from his den annually on February 2, known in the U.S. as Groundhog Day. As the legend goes,…

Climate Change Killing Penguin Colony, NPR Reports

PUNTA TOMBO, Argentina, January 31 – Biologist Dee Boersma from the University of Washington who has lived among a penguin colony in southern Argentina on and off for 30 years has published a report claiming climate change is killing the largest colony of Magellanic penguins. At first, Boersma was unsure what was causing the decline…

Clydesdales + Puppy = Best Advert This Year?

January 31 — Budweiser has launched their Superbowl advert on Youtube this week, and it may just be the cutest in Superbowl history. The advert, which hit Youtube January 29 and has already racked up 23 million views at the time of publication is entitled “Puppy Love” and features the friendship between a Clydesdale horse…

Newest Controversy in Sochi Involves Whales

SOCHI, Russian Federation, January 29 — The newest in a long string of controversies leading up to the Olympic games in Sochi involves a pair of wild-caught orcas that are set to be displayed during the games. The orcas, more commonly known as killer whales, were caught off the northern coast of Japan and flown…