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How Birth Season Affects Personality

A new study finds that people born in summer are more prone to mood swings, while those born in winter tend to be less irritable.
Source: Sharon Perry / Reuters

Horoscopes are perhaps the original guilty pleasure. For every culture throughout history that believed our fates hinge on our zodiac signs, there was a skeptic calling B.S. The Arab theologian Ibn al-Qayyim was questioning the validity of astrological methods way back in the 13th century.

Still, horoscopes can’t seem to die, tucked into the back pages of newspapers and dredged

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