So What Are the Soothsayers Saying About 2014?

When a national news outlet like USA Today runs an article about what the country's "seers" are predicting for 2014, it makes one realize how small the distance is between our modern world and a world in which a haruspex in a funny hat would cut open a sheep in front of an anxious crowd, puzzle over the liver, and say… » 1/01/14 2:00pm 1/01/14 2:00pm

Druids Assure Us 2012 Is Going To Be Great

Before Punxsutawney Phil ever saw his shadow, druids were predicting the future using the position of the sun over Stonehenge. Or at least, one did so this year. Arch druid Rollo Maughfling says the fact that the sun rose over the ancient rock structure just as his winter solstice ceremony was ending is a good omen… » 12/22/11 10:20am 12/22/11 10:20am