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Of all the urban legends about poison-laced Halloween candy, one is true. And 41 years later, the true story of Houston's "Candyman" murder still feels very real for residents who remember the shocking crime.

5/21/2016   Reads: 74   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.ktrh.com

Category: Urban Legends
Often designed as moral guides for children, these (sometimes bizarre) yarns are now quite terrifying

5/20/2016   Reads: 121   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.mirror.co.uk

Category: Urban Legends
Honk if you've heard this one before — if you dare. There are multiple variations of a South Side legend about the bridge over Elm Creek by Applewhite and W. Jett Roads, including honking or calling upon the Donkey Lady to have a truly terrifying experience.

4/20/2016   Reads: 156   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.sacurrent.com

Category: Urban Legends
Greek and Roman mythologies are so common in Western culture that most people have never heard of the polytheistic pantheon of other cultures. One of the least well-known is the Slavic pantheon of gods, spirits, and heroes that persisted before and after Christian missionaries converted the region.

4/5/2016   Reads: 133   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: listverse.com

Category: Urban Legends
There are a lot of freaky urban legends throughout Maine. Some involved monsters, other bride ghosts! Have you been to these places?

4/4/2016   Reads: 149   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: wjbq.com

Category: Urban Legends
As History Buff informed us on Tuesday, Victorian-era doctors were convinced that reading novels could lead to incurable insanity in women, but that's not the only ridiculous medical claim made in that era about the dangers of reading.

3/25/2016   Reads: 122   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: the-digital-reader.com

Category: Urban Legends
Reportedly, the state Legislature, under pressure from religious groups, "redefined the value of pi from 3.14159 to 3 in order to bring it in line with Biblical precepts."

3/15/2016   Reads: 151   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.al.com

Category: Urban Legends
For years, the Santa Clarita Valley has circulated its share of urban legends and The Signal has been there reporting on some of the valley’s more popular tales.

3/10/2016   Reads: 199   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.signalscv.com

Category: Urban Legends
Miami has so many weird real life tales that there's no need to make up fake ones. Yet humans love a good urban legend. Though they may not be factual, our best local tall tales do tend to reflect the culture of Miami,  with everything from Hurricane Andrew to cocaine...

2/18/2016   Reads: 149   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.miaminewtimes.com

Category: Urban Legends
Are there ghosts in Oakwood Cemetery? What happened to the cats in Solvay?

2/17/2016   Reads: 283   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.syracuse.com

Category: Urban Legends
And you thought the 'killer in the backseat' was scary...

2/8/2016   Reads: 248   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: whatculture.com

Category: Urban Legends
From the lipless lady of Hull Docks to a polar bear buried under High Street, Mike Covell examines the truth behind some of the city's urban legends 1) Hull Dock Offices and the lipless lady:...

1/24/2016   Reads: 293   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.hulldailymail.co.uk

Category: Urban Legends
CLIFTON, Jan 17 — According to legend, a very strange figure haunts a railway overpass outside Clifton, Virginia. The sinister soul, sometimes dressed in a white costume with long ears and wielding an axe, is the inspiration for Colchester

1/17/2016   Reads: 298   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.themalaymailonline.com

Category: Urban Legends
Robert E. Bartholomew, co-author of A Colorful History of Popular Delusions, explains why people have always been susceptible to communal passions and fears.

1/6/2016   Reads: 380   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.thestar.com

Category: Urban Legends
A list of the 25 urban legends that circulated the most widely on the Internet in 2015.

12/31/2015   Reads: 442   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.snopes.com

Category: Urban Legends
Linda Godfrey is an author, investigator and artist. She is also the author of 16 books on strange creatures, phenomena and people.

12/10/2015   Reads: 643   Submitted By: Pinney   Source: www.audioburst.com

Category: Urban Legends
Dr. Melba Ketchum provides an update about the ongoing research at the Sasquatch Genome Project.

12/10/2015   Reads: 369   Submitted By: Pinney   Source: www.audioburst.com

Category: Urban Legends
A paranormal probe has been launched in the Midlands following FOUR sightings of slender men – long, stick thin spectres feared around the world. Each of the chilling close encounters took place in the Cannock area, and now X Files investigator Lee Brickley is trying to fathom why the ghoul has descended on the Staffordshire mining town. Slender men have been a part of global folklore for centuries. They may be known by different names, but their harrowing, elongated appearance remains the same around the world.............

1/25/2015   Reads: 803   Submitted By: Lee Brickley   Source: www.mirror.co.uk

Category: Urban Legends
A paranormal probe has been launched in the Midlands following FOUR sightings of slender men – long, stick thin spectres feared around the world. Each of the chilling close encounters took place in the Cannock area, and now X Files investigator Lee Brickley is trying to fathom why the ghoul has descended on the Staffordshire mining town. Slender men have been a part of global folklore for centuries. They may be known by different names, but their harrowing, elongated appearance remains the same around the world.............

1/25/2015   Reads: 848   Submitted By: Lee Brickley   Source: www.mirror.co.uk

Category: Urban Legends


6/4/2014   Reads: 1050   Submitted By: GhostDiaries   Source: theghostdiaries.com

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