science Friday, August 13, 2010. Post by David Bradley
Luck, karma, fortune, fate – all arbitrary definitions of coincidence, chance, and probable outcomes.
Lucky 7s, unlucky Friday the thirteenths, black cats, walking under ladders, four-leaf clovers, rabbits feet.
Charms, amulets, omens, portents of dooms, scattered tealeaves, animal guts, runic readings, palmistry, crystal balls, astrology, tarot, and while we’re here prayers to ethereal beings in the sky.
But, there are genuine ways to improve your lot without recourse to quasi-supernatural forces. Here are 7 posts that may or may not be lucky for some on this of all days:
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