Throw bad luck away from you

If you’ve ever pondered the seeming randomness of some of the superstitions we humans use to ward off bad luck—knocking on wood or throwing salt over one’s shoulder—new research suggests that these actions may not be so random after all.

Itchy, watery eyes? Try watching TV

Looking to master the quiet sneeze or get relief from those itchy, watery eyes? If so, consider watching television, at least long enough to catch an allergy commercial.