Reading While Eating for Feb. 2: Groundhog Day, Famous Swimsuits and Wakeboarding the Cranberry Bog

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Immigrants and asylum seekers, with their mouths taped, protest to demand for asylum in central Athens February 1, 2011.

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Your Groundhog Day links come with a healthy serving of virtual spouses and cranberry fields.

Google Copycat: Suspecting rival search engine Bing of stealing their results, Google ran a sting operation to catch Bing in the act. Bing’s responded, “We don’t copy Google.”  (The Consumerist)

Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil made his annual appearance in Pennsylvania – NewsFeed has the video.

Honey, I’m Back Online: An Indian company is now offering men a chance to have a virtual wife. Bachelors can choose from four types of wives for their pseudo-marriage. (Yahoo News)

Let the Campaigns Begin: Thinking of running for president in the Middle East? Positions are now available in Egypt and Yemen. (NY Times)

Snowpocalypse Survival: Worried about losing steam while snowed in? Check out this guide to make sure you don’t get left out in the cold. (Lifehacker)

Suspicious of the Groundhog: Ever wonder why no one ever questions the groundhog’s credentials? This chart of his past performance may encourage followers to think twice. (Buzzfeed)

Touching Testimony: Son of two mothers, 19-year-old University of Iowa student Zach Wahls testified in court Tuesday against a proposed resolution to end civil unions. No matter your political views, you should probably watch this video. (The Daily What)

Smithsonian Swimsuit: Farrah Fawcett’s iconic red swimsuit has been donated to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Her suit will be kept company by the First Ladies’ inaugural gowns in the Washington museum. (CNN)

Six Feet (of Snow) Under: This year’s record snow fall in the Northeast kept one suicidal man hidden for a week in his car buried in snow. (NY Daily News)

AC360 Tweets: “Got roughed up by thugs in pro-mubarak crowd..punched and kicked repeatedly. Had to escape. Safe now” See more about Anderson Cooper’s attack in Cairo.

It’s a Conspiracy: From the Free Masons to Marilyn Monroe, there are some crazy conspiracy theories out there. See the gallery of the wildest things people believe.

Must See: Ready to see the most extreme sport to come out of a field of fruit? Watch these guys wake board on cranberry fields:

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