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“superstition”

Dec 1, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An airline recently changed the flight number of plane that a psychic claimed was doomed -- here's why.
Nov 12, 2013 06:04 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An American couple is charged with starving their adopted daughter to sell her organs .Cultural misunderstandings may have played a role in the accusations. Continue reading →
Nov 6, 2013 03:22 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Christian high school athlete refuses to compete wearing the number 666, and it's probably for the best. Continue reading →
Sep 24, 2013 06:41 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Singer Olivia Newton-John has asked a priest to rid a home she's trying to sell of any evil spirits. Continue reading →
Jun 13, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Feeling lucky? Push your luck with this list of 13 things you should never do, according to various superstitions.
Aug 20, 2013 03:25 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A young boy in India was said to suffer burns from spontaneous combustion -- but officials are skeptical. Continue reading →
Nov 16, 2010 02:04 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A newly-elected official in Tanzania fears that he may be targeted for death because he is an albino.
Nov 11, 2011 02:48 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Today's date holds special significance for many around the world. Is there reason behind the superstition?