If you've ever read your horoscope, you know it can be fun. One day, your stars might tell you that you'll meet the man of your dreams, and the next day it might tell you to be cautious about loaning money to your friends.
If you're like a lot of people, you read your horoscope even though you think there's a good chance it's not accurate. In fact, 55% of people believe astrology is not scientific, according to a National Science Foundation study.
So, why do people read their horoscope? There are a lot of theories, but most come down to this: It's fun. Plus, reading your horoscope might give you some comfort, if you get the sense that your day is going to be OK.
You might even find that horoscopes are useful, if not entirely believable. What harm can come of advice like this? "Avoid minor disputes at work because they can turn into major ones," or "The full moon means you should be careful about what you say."