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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: 126   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.sacurrent.com

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: 113   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: listverse.com

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: 127   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: wjbq.com

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: 103   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: the-digital-reader.com

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: 131   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.al.com

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: 178   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.signalscv.com

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: 128   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.miaminewtimes.com

Are there ghosts in Oakwood Cemetery? What happened to the cats in Solvay?

2/17/2016   Reads: 264   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: www.syracuse.com

And you thought the 'killer in the backseat' was scary...

2/8/2016   Reads: 224   Submitted By: 0x6a656666   Source: whatculture.com

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: 270   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: 286   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: 362   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: 422   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: 625   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: 352   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: 789   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: 835   Submitted By: Lee Brickley   Source: www.mirror.co.uk



6/4/2014   Reads: 1038   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: 1105   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: 671   Submitted By: mardeck   Source: etxhaunted.com

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

1/31/2013   Reads: 1103   Submitted By: GhostDiaries   Source: theghostdiaries.com

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

12/10/2012   Reads: 821   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: 517   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: 514   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: 487   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.mtstandard.com

Savage subway attack leaves two bitten by stranger.

1/21/2004   Reads: 489   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: 479   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: 479   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: 442   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: 465   Submitted By: clayroy   Source: www.sfgate.com

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