It’s Valentine’s month and as much as you may disdain the thought of succumbing to the pressure to find a romantic interest even for just a day or two, you couldn’t deny that a lot of people will still try their darnedest to find love.
If you are one of these people and you’re willing to do anything just to attract Cupid in your direction, you might want to give the spell books a try. Hey, why not? You have nothing to lose.
Stay away from brooms when in Haiti
They believe that when your feet makes contact with the bristles of a broom, you will never the chance to be swept of your feet by the man (or woman) of your dreams.
Hide coins in your shoes when in Sweden
It’s a superstitious belief there that parents should place coins in the shoes of the bride to ensure a loving and successful union. The left shoe should have a silver coin from the father while her right shoe should have a gold coin from her mother.
Also, watch your step
So in Sweden, the streets are marked with the letters “A” and “K”. “A” means sewage while “K” means clean water. You must avoid the “A” markings because it means you’re out of luck while “K” means you’re golden.
Eat more salted bread when in Armenia
Single ladies looking for love are advised to eat salted bread during the celebration of the feast of St. Sargis, the patron saint of love. Locals believe that the man of your dreams will appear in your dreams to offer you water, as a way for you to hydrate from consuming all that salt.
Give an odd number of flowers while in Russia
Men who plan to give flowers to a girl must do so in odd numbers, which signifies respect and admiration. Even amount of flowers is reserved for funerals, which makes it associated with bad luck.
Also, always sit in the middle
While it’s certainly tempting to stay away from couples as much as possible, Russian superstition says you should do the opposite and actually sit in the middle of a couple. Hiding in a corner says you won’t marry for seven years. It’s a throwback from a centuries-old belief when unmarried women are forced to sit far away from the crowd.
Russia’s Psychic Cat Achilles Correctly Predicts World Cup Opening Game Winner
But can he predict the 2018 FIFA World Cup champion?
The new Nostradamus might be an adorable furry critter. A sweet Russian cat has been chosen to predict the outcome of the first game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. It may seem hard to believe but the feline was spot on with his prediction.
Achilles is already a modern day prophet. After all, the cat correctly predicted most of the results in last year's Confederate Cup in Russia. Nevertheless, people wondered if the adorable feline will manage to prophesy what would happen in this year's World Cup opening game. Achilles had to choose between Russia and Saudi Arabia, and managed to predict the motherland's stunning victory....
Dog Interrupts MLB Baseball Game, Gets Rewarded With A Ball And A New Friend
The pooch thought the baseball team was trying to play fetch with her!
One lucky dog had a truly awesome day at the park. A young German Shepherd got to watch a Minor League Baseball game with her owner. In addition to that, the pooch got to play a game of fetch and made a new friend. She also went home with a ball and won the hearts of many fans.
The MLB team Tulsa Drillers recently had a Bark at the Park Night when they went up against the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. The event allows fans to bring their dogs to the field while the NWA infielders were warming up. One pooch noticed that the players were throwing a ball around. The excited German Shepherd immediately broke away from her owner and dashed to join the baseball players....
Artist Shares Emotional Comic About Finding Your Childhood Bully After Many Years
This is how bullying can haunt your life for years and years to come…
If you’ve ever been bullied as a child, you know the effects can stay with you for a long time. Harsh words and deeds can really scar the soul and there’s always the possibility that you’ll never forget the bad experience way into your adult years.
This is exactly what Meghan Lands has been through and she accurately captured how it feels like in a short comic. Now an artist, Meghan has “spent the last 20 years trying to forget her first 10.”
Despite that, the Canada-based illustrator recently took the time to look for her bully on Facebook and it made her realize and remember many things. Needless to say, it has been an emotional rollercoaster for her....