Superstitions

7 Of The World's Strangest Superstitions

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Black cats, four-leaf clovers and walking under ladders - we Brits have more than our fair share of quirky superstitions. But look further afield a...

Unlucky For Werewolves: Friday 13th Falls On A Full Moon

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK

Very superstitious… It’s Friday the 13th, people – a date roundly considered desperately unlucky and what’s more, it’s a full moon. ...

'Vampire' Skeleton With Stake Through Leg & Brick In Mouth Unearthed In Poland (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK

A skeleton with a brick stuck in its mouth and a stake through its leg bears evidence it was believed to be a vampire, archaeologists in Poland say. ...

Is This The World's Unluckiest Flight?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK

It's a superstitious person's worst nightmare - flying on board route 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th. But according to reports, the Finnair flight i...

'Ghost' Revealed In Christening Photo

SWNS | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK

At first glance it appears to be an average family Christening, but a closer look reveals a ghostly face hovering in the background. The apparitio...

Friday The 13th: Unlucky For Some? (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK

Hard-hats at the ready – it's Friday the 13th. For the third time this year! According to how the calendar falls there will be two Friday the 13...

'Everything on the Street Has Been Peed On' and 11 Other Very Specific Beliefs

Keith Ryan | Posted 01.04.2012 | UK Comedy
Keith Ryan

My wife likes to bring home furniture that she finds on the street. Not all furniture, just stuff she thinks would look good in our house with the oth...

(PHOTOS) Superstitious Minds: Five Weird Beliefs

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 18.12.2011 | UK

People are refusing to adopt black cats from rescue centres because they are deemed to be "unlucky", one organisation has claimed. Superstitions h...

Unlucky Black Cats Left At Rescue Centres In Run Up To Halloween

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 18.12.2011 | UK

An animal sanctuary in Shropshire has said it is "inundated" with black cats because of superstitious potential owners. RSPCA Gonsal Farm animal ce...