Why the other queue always seem to move faster than yours
Driving into town the other day every single traffic light was against me. Have you had similar experiences with supermarket queues or other lanes of traffic moving faster than yours?
Tom Stafford writing for Mind Hacks thinks that sometimes the world is against him. Even the wasps at a picnic seem to prefer his sandwiches to other peoples!
Tom then goes on to explore two possible explanations. That the universe is really against him or there is some kind of psychological bias that creates the mistaken impression that he gets more bad luck than he should.