Midnight In The Desert — friday

Finnair flight 666 to HEL makes final Friday 13th departure

Posted by K R on

Finnair flight 666 to HEL makes final Friday 13th departure

Happy Friday the 13th. Would you like to fly to HEL? Flight 666 is about to depart. In fact, it’s about to depart for the very last time. After 11 years of operating flight AY666 from Copenhagen (CPH) to Helsinki (HEL), Finnair is retiring the ominously billed journey – or, rather, renaming it. Flight 666 going straight to HEL will take off today at 13.20 from Copenhagen’s Terminal 2. It is scheduled to arrive in HEL (again Terminal 2) at 15.55. From 29 October, the flight will be renamed AY954. The last flight 666 will fly on Friday 27 October....

Read more →

Why Friday the 13th Is Considered to Be Bad Luck 

Posted by K R on

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......

Read more →