Black cats, walking under ladders, and stepping on cracks are all superstitions that are pretty well known in our society. All these superstitions seem to come to a head on Friday the 13th, known for bad luck and torment due to the massacre led by Bloody Mary a few hundred years ago. But what about the good things? Times has a dozen facts that will make you wish you had paid more attention to this Friday instead of running from it.
“We’ve dug up 12 alternately creepy and amusing Friday the 13th factoids for your pleasure—including how superstitions around this number and day can affect sales of homes, flights, and, strangest of all, tattoos.”