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Eyes

Are the ‘windows to the soul’ Dark blue eyes = delicate and refined souls; Light blue or grey eyes = strong and healthy ones; Green eyes = hardy souls; Hazel eyes = vigorous, deep-thinking...

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Eclipse

Medieval folk believed that sex during an eclipse would result in ugly demon-filled children. Europeans in the Middle Ages thought that you should never get it on during a lunar eclipse, because any “moon...

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"Sanpaku-gan" (三白眼) or "three whites eyes"

Original Post here:  http://kotaku.com/5935597/can-this-eye-superstition-determine-your-fate-probably-not Literally, "sanpaku-gan" (三白眼) translates to "three whites eyes". It refers to how the human eye can be divided up. Sanpaku is when you can see three whites: on the left...

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Ears

If your ear is burning (or tingling), then someone is talking about you. To determine whether what they are saying is good or bad, remember this rhyme, – Left for love, Right for spite!...

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The Evil Eye – Malocchio

If we sneezed during a conversation about sickness or death, we were supposed to pull on our left ear to ward off the evil eye. If we knocked over the salt, we had to...

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Elderberry Tree

In some regions, superstition, religious belief, or tradition prohibits the cutting of certain trees for bonfires, most notably in Witchcraft customs the Elderberry tree; “Elder be ye Lady’s tree, burn it not or cursed...

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Elephants

It’s good luck to see an elephant. Elephant hair bracelets are good luck. Ornaments or pictures of an elephant with it’s trunk raised will bring luck but only if placed to face a door...