In light of Jim Carrey's movie "The Number 23," we examine why it is portrayed as such a powerful number. Do you have any paranormal ties to the number 23? Remember 2+3=5(all prime numbers) and 2/3=.666. Is there really something to this phenomenon?

  1. The Devil - 2 / 3 = .666 (the sign of the Devil)
  2. Humans - Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes.
  3. Caesar - Julius Caesar was stabbed 23 times.
  4. Math - 23 is the first prime number in which both digits are prime numbers and add up to another prime number.
  5. Bible - Psalm 23: "The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want..."
  6. Shakespeare - Shakespeare was born and died on April 23.
  7. December 23, 2012 - The date the Mayans believed the world will end.
  8. Unabomber - Wounded 23 people.
  9. Earth - The earth's axis is off by 23.5 degrees.
  10. Atomic Bomb - The Hiroshima bomb was dropped at 8:15 (8+15=23).
  11. April 19 - April 19th, as in 4-19 (4 + 19 = 23), is the date of the Battle of Lexington, Waco, and the Oklahoma City Bombing
  12. Hitler - Adolf Hitler organized the NAZI's on January 23. On November 23 he tried to take over.
  13. Life - The average lifespan of a human being on the planet Earth is 63 years, roughly 23,000 days.
  14. Heaven - 2/3 of the angels decided to stick it out in Heaven with God after Lucifer and the others fell.
  15. Braveheart - August 23, the day William Wallace was executed.
  16. Zodiac - The days on which the signs of the Zodiac begin and end are the 22nd and 23rd of every month.
  17. Internet - Most URLs for the web contain 2 "/"s and 3 W's..
  18. W - W is the 23rd letter in the alphabet. Its symbol has 3 points up and 2 points down. Washington, William, White, W. Bush, World War, Want, We, Winning...
  19. New Years - July 23rd are the Sumerian and Egyptian New Years
  20. Geometry - There are 23 axioms to Euclid's Geometry.
  21. TWA Flight - 230 people died on the airplane disaster TWA Flight 800.
  22. Pyramids - Tthere are 2,300 stones comprising the Great Pyramid.
  23. Latin- There are 23 letters in the Latin alphabet
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