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Warding Off the Evil Eye

Impressions of India: Jodhpur to Jaipur

Mary Anne Erickson | Posted 05.29.2015 | Travel
Mary Anne Erickson

We woke up to record-breaking cold temperatures today all over northern India. Breakfast was served in the colorful tent in front of the hotel and I wore the warm pashmina shawl my son gave me, but was sorry I hadn't also put on my wool jacket.

Want To Ward Off The Evil Eye? Just Be Nice, A New Study Says

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

Scientists at Tilburg University in the Netherlands decided to investigate the common fear of the "evil eye" and the magic used to fend it off. In order to test this notion, the scientists had to create a laboratory version of enviable good fortune.