The next time someone tells you to just go to hell, be like, “Okay, I will… to HELsinki, that is!” It’ll be hilarious and it’s actually a real possibility: Finnair Flight 666 is heading to HEL (sic, sort of?) today, just like it does every day in a blatant flaunting of nonchalance regarding any demonic curses lurking out there. And also it’s Friday the 13th. [More]
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In case you couldn’t tell by all the safes falling from the sky onto people who just slipped on banana peels, today is Friday the 13th. And in spite of all the advances modern culture has made in dispelling superstitions, it looks like marrying couples would rather not start their lives (or at least the next few years) together by saying their vows on this date. This means that bargain-seeking brides and grooms may find some deep discounts… if they’re willing to risk it (insert scary theremin sound here).
Friday the 13th is probably not the day that some would want to test their luck by slapping on a cow costume and going out in public. But if you want free food from Chick-fil-A, it’s the risk you’ll have to take.
Friday the 13th isn’t just a spooky day for anyone worried about serial killers named Jason hunting them down during a murderous rampage. Turns out it’s also a really unlucky day when it comes to financial disasters, as a few pretty bad ones have struck on this most superstitious of days. No hockey masks involved, however.
Koji would like to sign up for AT&T DSL. However, some evil force at AT&T doesn’t want him as a customer, and keeps sneaking into the computer system to cancel his account activation and otherwise destroy any hope that he might have of DSL. Why is this happening? No one at AT&T knows.