Like HowStuffWorks on Facebook!

How Murphy's Law Works

Lots More Information

Related Articles

More Great Links


  • Hecht, Jeff. "Murphy's Law honoured - 50 years late." New Scientist. October 3, 2003.
  • Pel, Joel. "The Murphy's Law Equation." The Science Creative Quarterly. September 07-April 08.
  • Spark, Nick T. "Why Everything You Know About Murphy's Law Is Wrong." Improbable Research.
  • "Murphy's Law."
  • "Murphy's Law." Socyberty.
  • "Murphy's Law."
  • "Murphy's Laws and Corollaries."
  • "Murphy's Laws Origin."

More to Explore