Geminids and Beliefs about MeteorsGeminids and Beliefs about Meteors
22 Oct.
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of them was designed for a corresponding soul on Earth from the very angel that guards and watches over that same person. Meteors were also associated with dragons and other mythical beasts. A falling meteor was...
Most popular superstitionsMost popular superstitions
26 June
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Superstitions are still popular, because people prefer to explain the inexplicable things through supernatural intervention. One common superstition is not to pass under a ladder, or lean against a wall. This...
Native American Superstitions about MeteorsNative American Superstitions about Meteors
23 Oct.
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were stars, plain and simple, which had moved unexpectedly. According to the Eastern Pomo, another California tribe, meteors were fire coming down from the sky. One of the most widespread beliefs pertaining to...
What are the Beliefs and Omens about Seeing a Meteor Shower?What are the Beliefs and Omens about Seeing a Meteor Shower?
21 Oct.
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Meteor showers are among the best-known and most commonly witnessed astronomical phenomena. A meteor shower or shooting stars are actually a large number of meteors that cross Earth's orbit and burn up when they enter...
Superstitions about babies, animals and loveSuperstitions about babies, animals and love
10 Jan.
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There are many folk beliefs and superstitions related to babies, love, money and animals. For example, some believe that babies should not be kissed on the cheeks before them budding teeth, because it will slow the...
Folk Beliefs about Salt and SugarFolk Beliefs about Salt and Sugar
17 Oct.
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, and more specifically, huge arguments with someone you know. This is the oldest folk belief about salt, since in ages past, only the richest owned salt and whenever they spilt it in the home, great turmoil would ensue...
German Superstitions about Good Luck and WealthGerman Superstitions about Good Luck and Wealth
23 Feb.
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Near 1/4 of all Germans practice various superstitions for attracting good luck and wealth, reveals a study from the Allensbach Institute. These beliefs go back millennia and clearly define what one should be...
Beliefs and Real Stories About Comets and AsteroidsBeliefs and Real Stories About Comets and Asteroids
08 Oct.
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, during a meteor shower in Cremona, Italy, a monk, a few birds and sheep mysteriously died. An unusual event occured on August 20, 1907, when an English ship arrived in Boston. The ship had been located a few...
What are the Superstitions about Comets and Asteroids?What are the Superstitions about Comets and Asteroids?
21 Oct.
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religions it is believed that the Last Judgment will be foretold by a comet. Halley's Comet is perhaps the most mysterious of all comets. It passes by Earth every 75 years and if it has a long tail when it does, the belief is...
Superstitions about praying mantisesSuperstitions about praying mantises
07 Dec.
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mantis on their way, the insect will show him north with its front legs. African Bushmen of the Kalahari are respectful to the praying mantis and never touch them, because according to their beliefs, they have great...
Beliefs about Broken ObjectsBeliefs about Broken Objects
27 Jan.
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Broken objects always bring bad luck - this unifies all beliefs pertaining to usable items that have been broken. One of the oldest beliefs goes that if you break a mirror you will have 7 years of bad luck. It's...
Beliefs about SpidersBeliefs about Spiders
30 June
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Our beliefs have melded with our everyday lives and surround us at any given moment. It is fascinating however, when looking at them separately. Such as beliefs about spiders, for example. Ever since ancient...
Superstitions about RingsSuperstitions about Rings
06 Nov.
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The majority of people wear rings as a form of decoration and don't even suspect the magical powers inherent in these items. Rings are viewed as a symbol of power. There exist tons of superstitions about how...
Superstitions About MoneySuperstitions About Money
30 Sept.
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Since ancient times people have believed in various superstitions related to money. Not everyone believes in them, but one of the most widespread superstitions in the world of money is that when you receive money...
Most popular sleep disturbancesMost popular sleep disturbances
18 July
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, some sleep disorders are like excerpts from horror movies. One of the most common sleep disorders are nightmares. Whether it's an ax murderer or you're naked in the middle of the street, it will surely wake you up, and...

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