Luck

mind

This Is What it Takes to Change Bad Luck

Here’s why some people seem to win more than others.
Eric Spitznagel
8.13.18
entertainment

'Deadpool 2' and the Science Behind Being Lucky

Even regular folks have the ability to turn good luck into a superpower of sorts.
Jeremy Price
6.21.18
Money

Drake’s Favorite Lawyer Wants to Change the World With $2 Bills

Bankruptcy lawyer Steve Reisman has spent the last decade giving away "thousands upon thousands upon thousands" of $2 bills.
Arielle Pardes
6.12.17
the edelman catch

Finally, New England Can Stop Talking about the David Tyree Catch

The Patriots have an absurd Super Bowl catch of their own now, so hopefully they can stop complaining about David Tyree.
Sean Newell
2.6.17
Broadly

How the Patriarchy Stole Friday the 13th from Women and Made It Evil

“Before patriarchal times, Friday the 13th was considered the day of the Goddess. It was considered a day to worship the Divine Feminine that lives in us all and to honor the cycles of creation and death and rebirth.”
Kimberly Lawson
1.13.17
japan

Repel Demons and Win Good Fortune by Throwing Soy Beans in Japan

Setsubun, a holiday marking the beginning of Spring in Japan’s old lunar calendar, is a day filled with rituals to rid your house of past demons and encourage good luck in the year ahead.
Jessica Thompson
2.10.16
Reviews

People Are Paying $10 for an App Where You Tap a Cactus for Luck

‘Lucky Cactus’ has nearly 100 five-star reviews.
Kari Paul
11.3.15
Stuff

We Asked Pokies Employees About the Miserable Stuff They See at Work

"We recently had an elderly woman in here selling her used mattress protector because she'd spent all her money on pokies."
Max Rann
4.22.15
Baseball

A Modest Proposal for Killing the MLB Playoffs, or Not

The MLB playoffs would be fairer with a less level playing field. Also, stop caring so much.
Neil deMause
10.21.14
stanley cup

What You Need To Know About Rangers-Kings Game 5

The Rangers never trailed in two games they lost. They were dominated in the one game they won. On Friday the 13th, will they resurrect themselves or end up dead at the hands of the Kings?
Chris Collision
6.13.14
Premieres

PREMIERE: Tom Vek - "Sherman (Animals in the Jungle)"

Tom Vek is back with a new video!
Lev Harris
4.27.14
WEEDIQUETTE

T. Kid's Bad Luck Charm

Maintaining a high school weed habit was a hassle exemplified by run-ins with the police. For years, the cops never arrested us—they were chasing us for fun—but this merry game of cat and mouse turned dark one summer when police found a dime bag in my...
T. Kid
12.8.13