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Do Superstitions Have Any Actual Scientific Basis Behind Them?

By | 2017-01-13T21:48:10+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Categories: Paranormal, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , , , |

Superstitions are among issues that have long been perceived to have some unrevealed secrets as their origins. With the progress of science and scientific methods, some old superstitions have faded away for not having any element of reality, while some others are still subjects of debate. The main question is how real superstitions are. Are they [...]

Our Childhood Beliefs about Afterlife Stay with Us Through Adulthood

By | 2017-01-13T21:51:17+00:00 January 24th, 2015|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Do you remember your favorite superhero as a child? How about angels and demons? Do you have the same beliefs now? A study done on college students says that the resounding answer to that last question is yes! Why is it we stick to the opinions formed as a child? Science is coming up with [...]

10 Unsolved Mysteries of the Human Body and Mind

By | 2017-10-30T18:07:11+00:00 August 17th, 2012|Categories: Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Nothing is more intriguing than mysteries associated with the human body and mind. Why do we smile? Why do we laugh? Strange, isn't it? Modern science is still puzzled by some of the features of human physiology and psychology, or the human body and mind.  After all, humans never really question the little habits they consider [...]

Friday the 13th: Why Are We Afraid of It?

By | 2017-11-10T19:58:51+00:00 July 13th, 2012|Categories: Paranormal, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , , , , |

For some, Friday the 13th is an ordinary day and for others, it's an unlucky day that causes fear. Up to 60 million people have a fear of a particular date on the calendar and a particular day of the week. Combined, Friday the 13th brings thoughts of dread. It gives inspiration for horror movies [...]

13 most common superstitions and their origins

By | 2017-01-13T21:55:58+00:00 June 9th, 2012|Categories: Paranormal, Unexplained Mysteries|Tags: , |

We are daily surrounded by superstition. Don’t pass under a ladder, don’t step on broken glass… Where do these superstitions come from and why do we follow them? British writer Harry Oliver in his book titled “Black Cats & Four-Leaf Clovers” explores the roots of superstitions around the world. […]