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Your Horoscopes — Week Of June 24, 2014

  • Aries

    Aries | March 21 to April 19

    Love is strong in your sign this week. Please be advised that, precession of the equinoxes or not, this is still your sign.
  • Taurus

    Taurus | April 20 to May 20

    Outside influences will attempt to bedazzle you with strange mathematics and exotic rhetoric about a strange new sign in the sky, preventing you from meeting a dark-haired stranger.
  • Gemini

    Gemini | May 21 to June 20

    Just as the ancient Babylonians were wise to restrict the telling of the future to a mere dozen signs, you would be wise to start new projects at work this week.
  • Cancer

    Cancer | June 21 to July 22

    Vast and mighty cosmic forces stemming from the twelve majestic signs of the Zodiac have conspired to foresee travel in your future.That's right, twelve majestic signs, not thirteen.
  • Leo

    Leo | July 23 to Aug. 22

    You know what's a stupid name for a Zodiac sign? Ohpiuchus. It certainly doesn't sound like a sign that would warn you not to make big financial decisions until the full moon.
  • Virgo

    Virgo | Aug. 23 to Sept. 22

    This would be a good time to beware of those who would make major changes to your dearly-held belief systems.
  • Libra

    Libra | Sept. 23 to Oct. 22

    Wait, if an existing constellation has that great an effect on one’s destiny, then why didn't anyone make a fuss about Eris, Sedna and Quaoar, the planet-sized objects in the Kuiper belt?
  • Scorpio

    Scorpio | Oct. 23 to Nov. 21

    Saturn rising in your sign will subject you to the powerful force of Fate, which everybody knows is stronger by far than electromagnetism, gravity, or the nuclear strong and weak forces.
  • Sagittarius

    Sagittarius | Nov. 22 to Dec. 21

    Just keep repeating: No matter what, you are still a . You are still a . You are still a .
  • Capricorn

    Capricorn | Dec. 22 to Jan. 19

    Faith is the evidence of things not seen, which any well-rounded human being must admit ids better than only trusting good hard provable evidence.
  • Aquarius

    Aquarius | Jan. 20 to Feb. 18

    This is a good week to spend with family, which is the kind of advice stupid old Ohpiuchus would never have given you.
  • Pisces

    Pisces | Feb. 19 to March 20

    Learn to trust your heart. No one ever grew spiritually as a person by doing what the numbers and the science clearly indicate they should do.

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