Monthly Archives: February 2011

How Candlemas and Imbolic became Punxsutawney Phil’s Day

Feb. 2 is a day to celebrate for many reasons. The Candlemas and Imbolic celebrations and Mary's Purification now fall on Groundhog Day.

Wall Street pay rises to record levels

Wall Street pay has reached record levels, says Wall Street Journal. Billions more in Wall Street salary and benefits won't please taxpayers.
New York street sign at Wall Street and Broad. U.S. flags are visible in the background.

Queensland coast of Australia braces for Cyclone Yasi

Cyclone Yasi is about to slam into the state of Queensland, the northeast part of Australia. The storm is the same size as Hurricane Katrina.