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The Science Behind Friday The 13th: Why Is It 'Unlucky?'
If you are superstitious then today is your unlucky day.
Friday the 13th rolls around again this year, but why is it so unlucky? Despite the fact there is no logical or scientific reason to support the hype of Friday the 13th, people still strongly believe in it. Ever since the beginning of time, humans have been trying to find ways to explain tragedy and unwanted occurrences. For some people, it’s easier to blame “bad luck” for misfortune rather than succumb to unexplainable pain and suffering.
Today is the second (and last) Friday the 13th of the year. Even though the date...