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29 Nov 2009 10:07


World: Due to superstition, albinos in Africa sold for their body parts

  • 50 albinos have been killed in the last two years, due to belief that their body parts bring good luck
  • 10,000 albinos are in hiding throughout East Africa; they’re segregated throughout their lives  source

26 Feb 2009 10:43


Offbeat, U.S.: This Stevie Wonder thing is just superstition, Obama

  • I think it’s fair to say that had I not been a Stevie Wonder fan, Michelle might not have dated me. We might not have married. The fact that we agreed on Stevie was part of the essence of our courtship.
  • Barack Obama • Who (with Michelle in tow) held a concert and award ceremony for Stevie Wonder last night. For some reason, we can’t imagine George W. Bush saying this. • source