superstitions

Once again, the researchers found higher levels of such beliefs among people who had just felt excluded. Graeupner and Coman
Still, I go back to my own definition of religion, that it is part of our quest to be better humans. Sometimes the institution
Fate alone has robbed me of more opportunities and experiences than I can count. Fate has kept me from pushing when something
There has never been a time in history when it is easier to discover, use, or learn about Astrology. With a press of a button or a software program, you can calculate your birth chart and receive a computer analysis of what the planetary positions and signs mean. But why is it good to know?
I push the simmering sauce around in the pan. Tuna, oil, a few anchovy filets, and perfectly browned sautéed onions emit a rich smell that fills the apartment.
Picture: www.thrillingtravel.in 3.Kiss the Blarney Stone to get the 'gift of the gab' - Blarney Castle,Ireland This post
9. PARTY OF 13? YOUR TABLE IS READY 5. BEWARE THE BIRDS 1. RULE OF THREES By: Stephanie Almazan 6. MEXICO'S BLACK WITCH MOTH
12. Do Not Sweep or Take Out Garbage You shouldn't sweep or take out the garbage on New Year's Day because you will sweep
Yesterday I was looking over notes from my basic coroner training. One segment was in understanding various cultural practices and traditions about death.
Next time you're in a hotel elevator, try to find the button for the 13th floor. There's a good chance that you won't be able to. Sound nuts?
A visitor once asked the Nobel Prize–winning physicist Niels Bohr whether he really believed that the horseshoe he’d hung
This week marks the arrival of the first Friday the 13th of 2015. For many of us, even the mention of this "unlucky day" brings a quiver of anxiety. We say it's hoo-hah, but a little voice in us whispers, "what if?..."
The Greeks believe the gesture of spitting wards off misfortune and stops the power of the Evil Eye. The tradition is a simple "ftou ftou ftou" delivered from the mouth of a wise old woman to the forehead of a vulnerable young one.
Let's talk about Camille Sullivan. This was a close one - just as I was going to print, a batch of Camille's new photos arrived in my mailbox. Yes! Oops. I went off on a tangent. How so not me.
Another odd moment was as I arrived at the church my grandma Beatty, my mother's mother, whispered in my ear that I didn't have to go through with this marriage. Did she know something I didn't?
In summer, Bostonians head for the cape where they can languish on beaches in willful denial of the cold winter months to come. If you plan to sell a city property, this is probably not the best time to hit the market. But my friend Bob has stepped into the breach.
3. Eating black-eyed peas and cornbread on New Year's Day Sounds crazy, right? It's not. We're talking about Punxsutawney
Shaman and ritual expert Donna Henes offers another explanation for Friday the 13th, rooted in goddess traditions. "Thirteen