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'Mercury in retrograde': Should we expect 3 weeks of bad luck?

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'Mercury in retrograde': Should we expect 3 weeks of bad luck?

If you're experiencing a spell of bad luck, many people may ask you the same question: is Mercury in retrograde? Astrologists believe the planet is to blame for bringing periods of misfortune down to Earth – and it's about to happen again on Thursday. Mercury is expected to enter retrograde, appearing to turn the opposite direction in relation to other planets within its solar system, for the first time in 2018 ast approximately 7:19 p.m. ET on Thursday. It will remain in that position until April 15. "Normally, the planets move west-to-east through the stars at night. This is referred...

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Why Friday the 13th Is Considered to Be Bad Luck 

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Why Friday the 13th Is Considered to Be Bad Luck 

Why is Friday the 13th considered to be so unlucky? It’s part math, part history, and part pop culture. Westerners have always had an issue with the number 13, regardless of what day of the week it is. There’s even a scientific name for the fear of the number: triskaidekaphobia. Experts like Thomas Fernsler, a scientist at the University of Delaware, suggest this disdain for the number is because it’s positioned after 12, which is considered to be a “complete” number by numerologists. Think about it—there are 12 months, 12 zodiac signs, 12 gods of Olympus, 12 apostles of Jesus......

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