Tag Archives: superstitions

Space Age Folklore

Folklore is often regarded as something ‘other people’ have, certainly not educated people such as NASA staff at California’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. But a story on Stuart Clark’s Across The Universe blog for The Guardian demonstrates that we all have folklore … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th

Every year I receive requests from journalists who want to know where the idea of Friday the 13th being unlucky originated. So here’s a summary of the lore which surrounds this widely held superstition. The idea that Friday 13th is unlucky … Continue reading

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