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Friday the 13th Superstitions

Not Everyone Views Friday the 13th As Unlucky

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.13.2014 | Religion

Friday the 13th may be one of the most firmly rooted American superstitions -- along with black cats and walking under ladders. But where did the supe...

LOOK: Remembering The Chicago Anti-Superstition Society

Posted 12.13.2013 | Chicago

This Friday the 13th marks the last time we'll see 13/13 on the calendar for a good, long time. Those who fear the date are considered "Paraskevid...

The Unluckiest Day In Hollywood

Posted 09.13.2013 | Entertainment

Beware: Today, Sept. 13, is Friday the 13th. Hollywood has long been fascinated with the famously unlucky day, dedicating various films and televis...

Would You Fly Flight 666 To Hel On Friday The 13th?

AP | DAVID MAC DOUGALL | Posted 09.13.2013 | Travel

HELSINKI -- Would you board flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th? For superstitious travelers, that might be tempting fate. But Finnair passengers on...

Fitness and Friday the 13th Superstitions

Penny Love | Posted 11.11.2013 | Sports
Penny Love

Superstitions abound in the fitness world. They usually evolve accidentally when an athlete has a good -- or sometimes bad -- performance and then attempts to establish cause and effect by reviewing the facts of the performance.

Why 2013 May Be The Best Year To Get Married

Posted 01.02.2013 | Weddings

For the superstitious among us, getting married in 2013 would be as unlucky as letting the groom see the bride before the wedding. But couples who are...

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.

WATCH: The Best #MyDumbSuperstition Tweets

Posted 09.12.2012 | Comedy

In honor of Friday the 13th, Jimmy Fallon decided to run a very special edition of his Late Night Hashtags. The theme was #MyDumbSuperstition and it b...

Why Friday The 13th Is Really Unlucky For Wives

Posted 04.13.2012 | Weddings

Friday the 13th may be a particularly unlucky day for wives, according to a recent report released by extramarital dating site AshleyMadison.com. ...

Why Friday The 13th Is Superstitious

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 04.13.2012 | Weird News

It's Friday the 13th! The superstition-laden phenomenon occurs at least once every year, but in 2010 and 2011, there was only one Friday the 13th. ...

13 Horrifying Freak Accidents On Film Sets

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 04.13.2012 | Entertainment

Watch out for standing ladders and black cats -- Friday the 13th is upon us once again. The superstitious holiday, perpetuated by the horror serie...

Beware: It's Only The First Friday The 13th Of 2012

Posted 01.13.2012 | Home

Beware: It may be the first Friday the 13th of the year, but it won't be the last. The superstitiously unlucky day is set to creep up two more time...

13 Intriguing Friday the 13th Factoids!

Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D. | Posted 03.13.2012 | Weird News
Dr. Franklin Ruehl, Ph.D.

The fear of Friday is skeviphobia, the fear of the number 13 is triskaidekaphobia, and the fear of Friday the 13th is paraskevidekatriaphobia (aka friggatriskaidekaphobia).

David Moye

Luckily, Friday The 13th Isn't That Unlucky -- Knock On Wood

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Friday the 13th isn't any luckier or unluckier than any other day on the calendar ... knock on wood. Still, that doesn't stop some poor souls who a...

It's Friday The 13th! 13 Weird Superstitions

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 07.12.2011 | Comedy

Today is Friday, May 13, 2011 -- the only Friday the 13th of 2011. Friday the 13th happens at least once a year due to the modern calendar. Like la...

Friday The 13th... Very Superstitious

Beverley Golden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Beverley Golden

the Stress Management Center and Phobia Institute in Asheville, N.C. estimates that 17 to 21 million people in the United States alone are affected by a fear of Friday the 13th.

Friday The 13th: 13 Superstitions That Show Our Fear Of The Number 13 (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Friday the 13th is said to be unlucky because it combines a historically unlucky day and unlucky number. The No. 13 has long gotten the human race ri...

The 13 WEIRDEST Friday The 13th Superstitions (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Today is the lone "Friday the 13th" of 2010. Friday the 13th happens at least once a year due to the modern calendar. There's only one this year an...

Friday the 13th Superstitions: Triskaidekaphobia, Fear Of 13, Fuels List Of Related Fears

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

UPDATE: See a slideshow of 13 superstitions involving the No. 13. Today is Friday the 13th and there are superstitions all around on what this day ...