ParanormalReligion and Spirituality

How Superstition Invades Exams

So, the exam period’s winding down, at least in jolly old England. Perhaps stress will finally be eradicated from our world now, at least for a few months (apologies for those still in examinations, I know that feel) or perhaps without the aid of someone’s lucky pen, the summer holidays …

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Skepticism

Luck Is a Four-Letter Word

So where did the phrase “luck of the Irish” come from? Some say it refers specifically to bad luck. Just for starters, almost 1,000 years of domination and oppression, not to mention such events as the potato famine, hardly qualify as being particularly lucky. Another use of the phrase was …

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