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Why I Feel Like My Wedding Anniversary Date Is Cursed

Darryle Pollack | Posted 07.17.2014 | Fifty
Darryle Pollack

We were married 20 years ago today -- but we're not celebrating. The problem isn't the state of the union -- but the date of the union.

You Asked, You Got, Then Came Trouble

Laura Berman Fortgang | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Laura Berman Fortgang

Have you ever had the experience of setting out to make a positive change in your life, only to have it start an avalanche of changes that scares and ...

Family's Car Bursts Into Flames Inside Lion Enclosure

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 04.21.2014 | Weird News

When your car's on fire, there's no time for paws. Helen Clements, 43, was driving throughout Longleaf safari park in Wiltshire, England with her t...

I'm Getting Off at the 13th Floor

John Blumenthal | Posted 09.21.2013 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

Step on a sidewalk crack and your mother will immediately sustain a spinal injury? Yeah, that happens all the time. How come Dad gets away scot-free?

14 Common And Crazy Wedding Superstitions

www.babble.com | Posted 07.16.2013 | Weddings

There are superstitions about everything — unlucky dates to the color of the cat that just walked past you! There is no real easy way to trace back ...

My Resolution: Take Charge of My Happiness

Felice Shapiro | Posted 03.06.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

By making resolutions, we attempt to make ourselves feel we are in control, that we can decide how we will live our lives. But this week, I am not feeling like I'm in the driver's seat, as a flurry of sickness and death has overshadowed the holidays.

Is it Luck?

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 10.08.2012 | Impact
Joanne Goldblum

The trajectory of our lives is determined by a series of choices and luck, but it seems to me that many people discount how big a role luck plays.

Nothing to Do With Luck: Ask Noah

Noah Kass | Posted 10.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

Chance definitely plays a significant role in our successes; unexpected circumstances can rock anyone's boat. However, with a good sense of self, "luck" can turn around.

7 Wedding Superstitions That Will Weird You Out

Posted 07.13.2012 | Weddings

Making it to your wedding day takes a lot of planning and a little luck. When you finally do get to the Big Day, the last thing you want is to brin...

Another Friday the 13th: Paraskevidekatriaphobes, Beware!

Donna Henes | Posted 09.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

It's time to reclaim the original meaning of Friday the 13. Let's reject the fear factor and find luck and abundance, safety and pleasure wherever we look.

Stuff, Not Stuff

Waldo Mellon | Posted 08.07.2012 | Comedy
Waldo Mellon

Dear Waldo, I got one leg, no feet, a big welt on my cheek, no job, plus a cleft palate. Cheer me up asshole. Sincerely, One legged footless jobl...

5 Ways To Become Luckier

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 01.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

The truth is, we can make our own good luck, and it's a lot easier and less messy than throwing salt over our left (or is it right?) shoulder.

The Origins Of 13 Weird Superstitions

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

We're surrounded by superstitions every day -- don't walk under a ladder, don't step on a crack, avoid black cats -- but where do these beliefs come f...

Is Italian Slang Sexist?

Marta Mondelli | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marta Mondelli

I feel incredibly "incazzata" for this "sfiga" that hit us. I wonder: can we Italian women snap out of this "scazzo" and prove we can do better?

Just Say "No" to Adult Children Wanting Money

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

You are not doing your children any favors by not allowing them to grow up. I'm OK with parents helping children through college (in four years, not forty), but after that they are on their own.

Boo! Is Friday the 13th Really Hazardous to Your Health?

Ben Sherwood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ben Sherwood

As many as 21 million Americans will change their behavior today because of superstition. They won't go shopping. They won't fly on planes. And the cost of all this fear is enormous.