VATICAN CITY - The Vatican's top astronomer has some assurances to offer: The world won't be ending in about two weeks, despite predictions to the contrary. The Rev. Jose Funes, director of the Vatican Observatory, wrote in Wednesday's Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano that "it's not even worth discussing" doomsday scenarios... more »
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Although polls show President Barack Obama running strong in Ohio, Mitt Romney's campaign is predicting victory in the all-important state. No Republican has ever won the presidency without carrying Ohio. Romney political director Rich Beeson, in a memo written with the campaign's Ohio director, argues that several... more »
Whether it's the stock market or weather, predictions are made every day based upon data and trends. As noted in a previous column, in 1868, a prediction for severe storms was made on a specific day, ten months in advance. It was Christmas Day, 1868 and British naval engineer Stephen... more »
Today is Groundhog Day and Punxsutawney Phil has seen his shadow!! That means 6 more weeks of Winter! Considering it has felt like Spring all Winter here, I think we are good with that!
Historically, Phil has seen his shadow 100 times, not seen his shadow 16 times, and... more »