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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: 171   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.hulldailymail.co.uk

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: 223   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.themalaymailonline.com

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: 303   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.thestar.com

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

12/31/2015   Reads: 359   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.snopes.com

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: 557   Submitted By: Pinney   Source: www.audioburst.com

Dr. Melba Ketchum provides an update about the ongoing research at the Sasquatch Genome Project.

12/10/2015   Reads: 309   Submitted By: Pinney   Source: www.audioburst.com

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: 740   Submitted By: Lee Brickley   Source: www.mirror.co.uk

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: 783   Submitted By: Lee Brickley   Source: www.mirror.co.uk



6/4/2014   Reads: 999   Submitted By: GhostDiaries   Source: theghostdiaries.com

For about a decade now, Le Loyan has been an urban legend among the children who play and live near the woods of Maules. He is alleged to wear a gas mask, a boiler suit, and cloak--and once he was sighted holding a bouquet of flowers.

11/17/2013   Reads: 1047   Submitted By: GhostDiaries   Source: theghostdiaries.com

If you know about Voodoo Village, then you must have lived in Memphis, TN. I, being Martha Decker – Founder of CCPRS, took a road trip this week with a colleague who used to be a police office for Memphis PD. She asked me if I had ever heard of Voodoo Village and my mouth opened so wide that my bottom lip hit the gas pedal and the car went into G-force mode. I had not heard Voodoo Village mentioned since leaving Memphis in 1973.

5/22/2013   Reads: 632   Submitted By: mardeck   Source: etxhaunted.com

Demons? Vampires? Pranksters? Cult members? You be the judge.

1/31/2013   Reads: 1053   Submitted By: GhostDiaries   Source: theghostdiaries.com

Is there a sinister paranormal origin to this popular consumer curio?

12/10/2012   Reads: 788   Submitted By: GhostDiaries   Source: theghostdiaries.com

The film ’Cropsey’, a feature documentary that examines the mystery behind the disappearance of Jennifer Schweiger and four other children, is to be released soon. The film also investigates Andre Rand, the real-life boogeyman linked to the missing children. I have posted information related to Rand’s case.

8/8/2010   Reads: 491   Submitted By: Medieval   Source: naturalplane.blogspot.com

Tall tales of the macabre are always fun, but when they are centered around local places, events or people, they are even more exciting. Compiled from old folk lore and books, here is a collection of Fayetteville legends that are sure to make your hair stand on end.

10/20/2004   Reads: 481   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.zwire.com

Scary urban legends know no better friend than the Internet. On this Friday the 13th, we celebrate the pervasive spooky tall tales.

2/14/2004   Reads: 454   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.mtstandard.com

Savage subway attack leaves two bitten by stranger.

1/21/2004   Reads: 445   Submitted By: Villain   Source: www.nynewsday.com

First to slip anchor has to be the Flying Dutchman. It’s the classic yarn: skipper has trouble on board, indulges in blasphemy, there’s a big storm, everybody dies, and the Master is doomed to a spectral existence for eternity.

1/15/2004   Reads: 453   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.forteantimes.com

"The strange thing about Tippens Eddy is that even in the hot summertime, there’s always a cold breeze that blows there," Mitchell said. "And nobody ever catches fish in that hole. There’s just something about it.

12/29/2003   Reads: 440   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.al.com

Although most of the legends are loosely based on fact or are just complete myths, some are actually true. And incase you weren’t aware, Boca Raton and Delray Beach have their own Urban Legends—-and they’re not all myths.

12/13/2003   Reads: 411   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.bocaratonnews.com

The Ghost Deer of Northern California has befuddled hunters, confounded game wardens and mystified anyone who has heard of it, tracked it - - or been lucky enough to see it.

11/9/2003   Reads: 433   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.sfgate.com

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. (AP) -- At first, Mayor Jim Wilson was skeptical that a 37-year-old local legend about a red-eyed, winged apparition known as Mothman would draw visitors to this Ohio River town.

9/23/2003   Reads: 389   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: sundaygazettemail.com

The Old Ones say that once every 100 years on the anniversary of his beheading the Ghost of Sachem’s Head returns from the land of shads in the underworld.

8/29/2003   Reads: 387   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.zwire.com

Have you seen the one about UPS uniforms sold on eBay? It’s a chain email that warns terrorists have purchased hundreds of UPS uniforms on the Internet auction site and could be making deadly deliveries. It scared so many people the Washington Post launched an investigation and found there wasn’t a shred of truth to it. It’s one of the latest scary spam hoaxes.

7/26/2003   Reads: 508   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.kirotv.com

It’s a popular urban legend - in the U.S. version, the kangaroo is replaced by a deer - and it partly inspired the movie "Kangaroo Jack." But it’s not true, despite finding new life on the Internet, which has become fertile ground for growing and spreading urban legends.

4/1/2003   Reads: 408   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.fortwayne.com

The family immediately suspected it was the work of a genie, belief in which is widespread in Indonesia. They summoned a local paranormal to the house who confirmed their suspicions, the report said.

2/20/2003   Reads: 416   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.news24.com

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