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Why is Friday the thirteenth considered to be bad luck?
The number thirteen represents Judas, the thirteenth to arrive at the Last Supper. Friday by itself is unlucky because it was the day of Christ’s Crucifixion. Years ago, the British set out to disprove these superstitions. They named a new vessel HMS Friday, laid her keel on a Friday, and then sent her to sea on a Friday that fell on the thirteenth. The plan backfired: neither ship nor crew was ever heard from again. Then, of course, there’s Apollo 13.
How does an airbrush work? Can you briefly explain it again.
Why do mice cry red tears?
How long do sharks normally live?
What are muscles made of?
How does an acetylene miner's lamp work? How does a propane gas lamp work? Why do gas lamps need a mantle and what is the mantle made of?
How do plants protect themselves from their enemies?
Is it possible isolate a room or part of it totally from microwaves?
I don't understand the relationship between mass, acceleration, and force in Newton's second law.
What makes heat rise?
What is "ballooning"?
What is so special about the number 2?
What are the odds against being struck by lightning?
Are fangs important to snakes?
How do seeds become plants?
Why does purple bend more in a prism than, say, red?
Are some musical instruments really made of vegetables?
How do canines hunt larger animals?
How much would all the gifts cost in “The Twelve Days of Christmas”?
What is the difference between apparent weight and true weight?
Glass is also a solid object, yet how are we able to see through it?
Why are flags flown at half-staff?
Does the tapir belong to the same family as zebras and rhinos?
Why when you play baseball is it easier to hit a home run off a fast ball than off a slow ball?
What do raptors eat?
Why are some politicians called “lame ducks”?
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Boost Self Confidence
How confident are you
Defining your starting point.
If you deliberately plan to be less than you are capable of being, then I warn you that you will be unhappy for the rest of your life. You'll be evading your own capabilities, your own possibilities. - Professor Abraham Maslow
Your self-image – the way you see yourself – is made up of three core feelings and beliefs:
1. Self-worth: the value you place on yourself – how comfortable you are being you and the extent to which you feel worthy of happiness and success.
2. Competence: your beliefs about your capacity to achieve, solve problems and think for yourself. This is what I mean by confidence.
3. Belonging: whether you feel accepted and respected by others.
Your assessment of your self-worth and feelings of belonging make up your self-esteem.