If you think that things have seemed a bit off, you're not alone. We have the spread of Coronavirus, local and national political fights, people falling from floats at Mardi Gras, and that's just in the last few days. Facebook will tell you to blame it all on a phenomenon called Mercury in retrograde.

Astrologists will tell you the slowing of Mercury's orbit around the sun has a definite impact on our daily lives. They point to problems with communication and specific issues in relationships.

It's all theory at this point and there are no marked changes in the physical makeup of humans when Mercury is in Retrograde. VOX explained the phenomenon in the 2016 video below.

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