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If astrology can be used to predict such things as stock market crashes, surely it can help people make love connections. That was the thinking behind New York-based startup Moonit.com
Although most Americans are Christian and many are devout, that hasn't stopped some members of the flock from believing in astrology, reincarnation or the ability of trees to trap spiritual energy.
from India Insight:
Much as he tries astrologer Rajan Chopra can't keep the pride out of his voice as he speaks to me for the second time in 24 hours.