Kary Mullis, Nobel Prize Winner American Biochemist, who invented PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) technique, held high belief in 'Astrology' and had an encounter with an extraterrestrial in the form of a fluorescent raccoon. He used to self-test novel psychoactive substances too. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kar…
In 1948 psychologist Bertram Forer gave a personality test to 39 students and provided the results one week later. The class gave the results' accuracy a rating of 4.3 out of 5. The results Forer provided to every student was exactly the same sketch, all gathered from a newsstand astrology book. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar…
Nickelodeon aired Astrology With Squidward, a series of shorts where Squidward gave horoscopes based on characters from Spongebob. spongebob.fandom.com/wiki…
Ben Franklin, while feuding with Titan Leeds, used astrology to predict his death and published this in the Poor Richards Almanac, and when Leeds didn't die on that date, referred to him as "the ghost of Titan Leeds" thereafter and encouraged him to pass on. greatseal.com/committees/…
In Japan, there is a belief that your blood type determines your personality and compatibility similar to Zodiac sign or Astrology. tofugu.com/japan/japanese…
Criminal profiling has no scientific evidence supporting it and its methods are similar to astrology. newyorker.com/magazine/20…
Most of the "facts" about Nostradamus are false, his astrologies were false with lots of errors, he did not predict his own death correctly as it was his secretary who edited it after his death, etc. skeptoid.com/episodes/406…
Based on Indian astrology, people who are "manglik," born during a specific combination of star positions which negatively affects marriages, are married off to trees to neutralize the effects. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
Today I learned that the word β€œmagi” (or the singular β€œmagus”) refers to followers of Zoroastrianism, an ancient Persian religion whose modern-day adherents included Freddie Mercury. β€œMagi” also gave rise to the β€œmagic” and β€œmagician,” as Zoroastrians were known to practice astrology and alchemy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mag…
Many of the purported rules of astrology are based on the Thema Mundi, a star chart for start of time, which contains two impossibilities. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Today I learned about "Parrot Astrology," in which green parakeets are trained to pick up tarot cards to tell your fortune en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Par…
In Hindu astrology, if a woman has a negative mark on her horoscope that is believed to affect future marriage, she can marry a tree to transfer the bad luck to this 'first' marriage partner. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
Astrology is accepted as a science in India. The Supreme Court has confirmed this, and courses in Astrology are offered by multiple colleges. frontline.in/static/html/…
The saying β€œMarch comes in like a lion, goes out like a Lamb” has more to do with astrology than weather theparisreview.org/blog/2…
Today I learned about the Voynich manuscript, a 15th-century codex written in a code/language that has never been deciphered, and illustrations of the zodiac, herbs, astrology and naked women that likewise can't be explained. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voy…
A book on Greek astrology was written in 125 CE in Sanskrit in India and it's name is Yavanajataka en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yav…
Yale University holds the mysterious 'Voynich Manuscript', originating from medieval Europe. It is dotted with illustrations (ranging from astrology to naked women) and written in an unknown language. As yet, nobody has been able to decode it, though it is too systematic to be "random gibberish" bbc.co.uk/news/science-en…
Apophenia is the human tendency to perceive meaningful patterns from random data. This serves as a possible explanation to anything from astrology's popularity to seeing faces on inanimate objects. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apo…
Astrology and occult beliefs are referred to as Pseudoscience. Pseudoscience is a term referring to the belief or practice which is falsely presented as scientific, but does not adhere to a valid scientific method, cannot be reliably tested, or otherwise lacks scientific status. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pse…
The gift bag for the 2015 Academy Awards attendees included a $20,000 astrology reading, an $11,500 Italian vacation pack, and an "orgasm booster." vanityfair.com/hollywood/…
Only 52% of science major undergraduates believe that astrology is not founded in science at all, and 78% of all undergraduates believe it to be somewhat to very scientific. astronomy101.jpl.nasa.gov…
10 to 15 per cent of professional fund managers use astrology as a secondary or confirmation tool to trade the markets thefreelibrary.com/Manage…
A survey of the Canadian Mensa Society (Club for people with High IQs) indicated that 44% of the members believed in astrology, 51% believed in biorhythms, and 56% believed in the existence of extraterrestrial life. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dys…
In 1912 a man in Italy discovered a manuscript with a thus indecipherable language, illustrations that include herbology, astrology, cosmology, pharmaceutical and some recipes. It Dates back to the 15th century and is named after is discoverer Wilfrid Voynich en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voy…
The creator of modern PCR, Kary Mullis, is an avid surfer, AIDS denialist, believer in astrology, claims to have seen an extraterrestrial glowing green racoon, and believes his LSD use is responsible for helping him invent PCR. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kar…
The Barnum effect is what causes people to believe in things like astrology/psychic readings etc. Most "predictions" are in fact general enough to apply to most people, even though it might seem like the statement applies specifically to you. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar…
Domenech, the French Football Coach, relies on astrology for his player selection and game plans independent.co.uk/sport/f…
MI5 hired an astrologer after it was claimed that Adolf Hitler used astrology to time his actions. The War Office was "interested to know what Hitler's own astrologers would be telling him from week to week." news.google.com/newspaper…
Nobel Prize Winner Karry Mullis (inventor of revolutionary technique of PCR) is a frequent user of LSD with radical and outlandish views. He believes in AIDS denialism, holds Astrology in high regard, and openly admits to speaking with a "glowing raccoon" of extraterrestrial origin. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kar…
An Indian High Court ruled in 2011 that astrology is a "trusted science." telegraph.co.uk/news/worl…
The Shashtiamsa in Hindu astrology refers to the 60th division or varga of a Rasi or Sign equally divided or half-degree each. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sha…
Today I learned of a Burmese president who crippled the Burmese economy by releasing currency in multiples of nine due to belief in astrology and numerology en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ne_…
In 1975, 183 scientists including 18 nobel prize winners signed on a statement raising objections to Astrology, but Carl Sagan refused to sign on it. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ast…
In India you can still get a degree in Astrology. sastra.edu/distanceeducat…

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