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Bottled Superstition: Then and Now

5 Apr 2019

Workers at a London construction site were mystified when they unearthed a sealed stoneware bottle with some very strange markings including the image of a scary bearded man. The bottle, obviously...

The Number Four Kills Again… Or Does It?

4 Jan 2018

Do superstitions kill? You may have heard the one about Chinese people dying in larger numbers on the fourth of every month because, in both Cantonese and Mandarin (and also in Japanese), the words...

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