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  • Lunar Rainbow taken from the Zambia side of Victoria Falls
    Rainbows and moonbows
    There are very few places in the world where moonbows occur frequently. But some waterfalls seem to combine with the Moon to create perfect conditions. Waterfalls like Kentucky's Cumberland falls, the Victoria falls in Zambia or those in...
  • Why Friday the Thirteenth is considered unlucky
    Why Friday the Thirteenth is considered unlucky
    Today is Friday the 13th, and you know what that means: No walking under ladders, spilling the salt, or crossing the path of any black cats. The interesting thing about this Friday the 13th is that it occurred in consecutive months, a rarity to be...
  • Black Supermoon To Cast its Spell on Wednesday, 18th February, 2015
    Black Supermoon To Cast its Enchanting Spell on Wednesday, 18th February, 2015
    This Wednesday, February 18th, a black supermoon will grace the night sky. Essentially, it is a new moon that is unlike others, for it occurs when our planet’s satellite is at its closest point to Earth, or perigee.While folks won’t ...
  • Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship
    Never set sail on a Friday
    Friday has long been considered to be unlucky in Western cultures, presumably because it is traditionally the day Christ was crucified, or the day Adam and Even ate the forbidden fruit. The number 13 also has a troubled past with no ironclad story...
  • Italy, circa 2014. Probably
    Italian court overturns convictions of scientists scapegoated for earthquake
    A group of six scientists previously convicted of manslaughter saw their six-year convictions overturned on Monday. The scientists were convicted of manslaughter after they failed to predict a 6.3 magnitude earthquake in 2009 that killed over 300...
  • Autumn superstitions: October
    Autumn superstitions: October
    Now that September was just talked about, the next month has to be October, which it's another important autumn month. A month that gives us the holiday, Halloween and it's a harvest month. So let's look at some superstitions that are...
  • 10 superstitions about garlic
    10 superstitions about garlic
    I personally love garlic, I love the taste, the smell, and literally will put it on anything. It's that thing where you like it or it's just too strong. It's also that food that has a little interesting folklore history about it.You&...
  • Book of Books
    The Bible, God’s guidebook to the supernatural
    Recently Pope Francis came under attack by some in the Catholic Church for “opening the Church to superstition” by discussing Demonic activity and the challenges we face battling Evil forces operating just beyond our awareness. The...
  • Five Thanksgiving superstitions
    Five Thanksgiving superstitions
    Since Thanksgiving is coming up, let's look at some of the superstitions that surrounds this holiday. You may be surprised at what kind of superstitions are out there about this thankful holiday.Of course this would only work if you don't...
  • It’s really alright to hug a black cat
    It’s really alright to hug a black cat
    You would think that Defy Superstition Day would be October 31st. Instead it was last Friday, September 13th. What the heck?Many people are frightened by black cats because of the old superstition. Many black cats remain in shelters not only...
  • Flight 666
    Flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th
    No, I am not kidding, this is not a joke. There is truly a flight that is in the air right now that is Flight 666 to Helsinki and Finnair is the airlines.There is a daily flight called AY666 that goes from Copenhagen to Helsinki and it happens to...
  • Friday the 13th
    Why Friday the 13th might not be so terrible
    The sixth day of the week and the number 13 both have foreboding reputations said to date from ancient times. It seems their inevitable conjunction from one to three times a year (there will be two such occurrences in 2013, exactly 13 weeks apart)...
  • Science for everybody
    Science for everybody
    In 1982, 44 percent of Americans believed that God created man in his present form. Wow -- the Dark Ages, right? Well…Today, forty-six percent of Amurricans believe it.Are we getting stupider? Maybe, but that would indicate change, which...
  • Pope Francis
    Pope Francis sells time off from purgatory for Twitter followers
    Hustling the gullible and superstitious, Pope Francis offers time off from purgatory for anyone who follows him on Twitter. The Vatican is now offering indulgences for those who follow Pope Francis on Twitter, according to recent reports.Catholics...
  • Maroon 5's Adam Levine and Usher
    Maroon 5's Adam Levine unites with Usher to sing 'Superstition' on 'The Voice'
    NBC's “The Voice” started its much anticipated live rounds on Monday. Coaches Adam Levine and Usher's top four contestants went head-to-head in the singing competition. While the hopefuls duked it out for a spot in the show'...
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