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  • Indrid Cold
    88

    Indrid Cold

    9 months ago

    Mr. Woodrow Derenberger was a middle aged, ordinary guy from Mineral Wells near Parkersburg, West Virginia. He was driving home from work in his truck, along Interstate I-77 on November 2, 1966, when something happened...

  • How To Detect a Zombie Outbreak
    41

    How To Detect a Zombie Outbreak

    8 months ago

    There truly ARE some people out in the world who are NOT joking about Zombies!

  • 4 Non Blondes
    29

    4 Non Blondes

    4 years ago

    4 Non Blondes, first line-up: Christa Hillhouse: Bass Guitar Linda Perry: lead vocals, guitar Shauna Hall: Guitar Wanda Day: Drums Replacement and long-term members: Dawn Richardson (Drums), Roger Rocha...

  • Rumors and Urban Legends Are Related
    14

    Rumors and Urban Legends Are Related

    5 years ago

    The Merriam-Webster dictionary has a number of basic explanations for the word 'rumor': talk or opinion widely disseminated with no discernible source a statement or report current without known authority for its...

  • Jigsaw (John Kramer)
    27

    Jigsaw (John Kramer)

    14 months ago

    The movies in the SAW movie series are, without a doubt - gruesome, violent, hard on the psyche. They're not good movie fare for everyone, however, they are popular in the horror/slasher genre.

  • Horror Movie Review: The Children (2008)
    9

    Horror Movie Review: The Children (2008)

    23 hours ago

    A multi-family Christmas Vacation in the country doesn't turn out exactly as planned in this 2008 film, "The Children."

  • Legends With Silver and Magic Bullets
    8

    Legends With Silver and Magic Bullets

    4 years ago

    There are no sales of weapons intended on this hub, however, the content automatically generated a warning about "sale of weapons" for this hub. This likely comes from my having used the terms...

  • Dangers of Nationalism
    57

    Dangers of Nationalism

    9 months ago

    People get wrapped up in nationality as an integral part of their identity (a HUGE mistake) so that when a nation is insulted, the individuals each feel the insult as a personal attack to their identi

  • Social Constructions
    11

    Social Constructions

    2 months ago

    Marriage, Gender, Manners, Religion... a perspective on social constructions.

  • Take The Red Pill
    33

    Take The Red Pill

    20 months ago

    Are you stuck in the Matrix but don't understand what you're stuck in? Are you trying to figure out answers to important life questions but find yourself directed to numb up, dumb down - stop asking so many questions,...

  • Legend of the 5 Rings
    4

    Legend of the 5 Rings

    4 years ago

    Legend of the Five Rings is an intricate, involved Trading Card Game which started officially in 1995 by the Alderac Entertainment Group. It's more than a trading card game and Alderac Entertainment Group describes...

  • Cat Legends: Beware of Foot-Licking Cats and Jealous Cats
    31

    Cat Legends: Beware of Foot-Licking Cats and Jealous Cats

    2 years ago

    A friend of a friend told me this story... A friend's mother in law owned a very affectionate cat. The cat would regularly cuddle against peoples' legs and feet but also was particularly affectionate with the mother...

  • Urban Legends About Movies
    26

    Urban Legends About Movies

    23 hours ago

    There are a whole bunch of urban legends about motion picture films, star celebrities, strange events which (allegedly) happened on movie sets - curses to movie cast and crew members who have worked on certain...

  • Strange Deaths: Middle Ages Time Period
    29

    Strange Deaths: Middle Ages Time Period

    5 years ago

    Usually, I write about odd things that end up being part fiction, partly true stories. While trying to track down information on a certain legend where a strange death occurred, I found out that this strange event was...

  • Bad Argument Tactics: Ad Hominem and More
    16

    Bad Argument Tactics: Ad Hominem and More

    4 years ago

    Ad Hominem is a Latin phrase which means, "against the person " or "against the man ." This is a form of argument or an argument tactic that can lead to a number of detrimental effects as well as...

  • Misbehaving Toys and People
    15

    Misbehaving Toys and People

    20 months ago

    Now, don't get upset about the content of some of these little mini-tales and mini-urban legends about toys. More importantly, don't get upset about the fact that I will name a couple of church organizations here. I'm...

  • Shadow People Series: Old Hag
    17

    Shadow People Series: Old Hag

    4 years ago

    The Old Woman or Old Hag shadow person is typically explained away by both paranormal enthusiasts and experts and by Scientists. The thing most people say is the cause of someone seeing the Shadow Person known as the...

  • Shadow People People Series: Hat Man
    55

    Shadow People People Series: Hat Man

    6 years ago

    Image source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hatt.jpg First of all, there is a consistently reported phenomena involving a shadow entity in an old styled hat. Then there is a phenomena involving a shadow entity...

  • Archetypes: Shakespearean Archetypes in Literature
    4

    Archetypes: Shakespearean Archetypes in Literature

    6 years ago

    William Shakespeare (1564 (baptism, not d..o.b) - 1616) was an English playwright and poet, and some believe him to be the greatest writer in the English language and the world's most outstanding dramatist. The...

  • Archetypes: Jungian
    8

    Archetypes: Jungian

    5 years ago

    Swiss psychiatrist, Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961), was an influential thinker and among a system of Archetypes he developed concerning "psychic dispositions" in people, he influenced the fields of psychology in...

  • Final Girl: Beth (Hostel II)
    12

    Final Girl: Beth (Hostel II)

    2 years ago

    Beth is a typical Final Girl in Eli Roth's sequel to the movie Hostel. Now, the sequel, Hostel II doesn't veer very far away from the original film, but with Paxton out of the picture in the scenarios here, a new Final...

  • Achetypes: Willing and Unwilling Hero
    4

    Achetypes: Willing and Unwilling Hero

    4 years ago

    The archetype exists for a "Willing Hero" as a model for what features and characteristics belong to a great hero. This is not to say that a hero is perfect and without flaws (that's actually another different...

  • About Archetypes
    8

    About Archetypes

    4 years ago

    Archetypes are found everywhere and so they're used in many different ways. The average person has archetypes embedded in his or her thinking and this detail is what forms stereotypes. Essentially, stereotyping is...

  • Final Girl: Sid
    4

    Final Girl: Sid

    7 months ago

    As a Final Girl, Sidney Prescott breaks all the rules.

  • Ants In The Head
    8

    Ants In The Head

    6 years ago

    A warning was urgently mailed out over the Internet in the summer of 2009 and this email urged that people take care with food items - to store them away properly before resting so that bugs would not be attracted to...

  • Folklore and Childlore
    4

    Folklore and Childlore

    6 years ago

    Most people do not realize how powerful the games, stories, songs, dances and speech of children is within the larger scope of preserving culture. Because many people disregard the words, childplay of young ones - it...

  • Monster of Leeds
    15

    Monster of Leeds

    2 years ago

    Have you heard about the curse on Mother Leeds?

  • Ostension and Urban Legends
    0

    Ostension and Urban Legends

    18 months ago

    Have you ever gone Legend-Tripping?

  • The Black-Eyed Kids
    162

    The Black-Eyed Kids

    11 months ago

    Black Eyed Kids or Black Eyed Children. Some say they're demonic, some say they're alien hybrids. Still others say they're nothing but figments of someone's imagination, stories started in the 1990's.

  • The Clown Statue
    47

    The Clown Statue

    9 months ago

    Babysitting and Clowning around may not be a good combination, according to the Clown Statue urban legend...

  • The Bunnyman of Clifton
    8

    The Bunnyman of Clifton

    7 months ago

    Don't go out alone to Bunnyman Bridge... Never go to the bridge alone after dark!

  • The Goatman of Maryland
    51

    The Goatman of Maryland

    4 years ago

    People say the Goatman is half man (waist up) on the top, and half goat (legs and hooves of a goat) on the bottom. Some claim he has goat horns on his head, too, and if this doesn't thoroughly frighten you, then the...

  • Vanishing Hitch Hikers
    11

    Vanishing Hitch Hikers

    7 months ago

    There are variations on the "Vanishing Hitch Hiker" contemporary legend. Some involve an object left behind but when a driver tries to return to where the hitch hiker was let out, no one is there....

  • Fairies and Little People
    27

    Fairies and Little People

    4 years ago

    The existence of fairies in some cultures is not questioned. For some who believe in fairies, they say that fairies are part of nature and that we have lost a certain sense of sensory perception over the ages which...

  • Categories of Folklore
    3

    Categories of Folklore

    4 years ago

    Folklore is a term with tremendous numbers of sub-set categories. Types of oral tradition, kinds of folklore stories and narratives are just some of the considerations involved when discussing...

  • Paul Bunyan
    7

    Paul Bunyan

    12 months ago

    As with many mythical heroes, the birth of this hero is a trip into the fantastical, the unbelievable. Paul Bunyan is said to have been delivered to his parents via stork! Actually a normal baby would be delivered by...

  • The Exploding Cactus
    13

    The Exploding Cactus

    4 years ago

    Image Source Location: http://www.premier-holidays.com/info/ul/Cactus%20Garden/300_lanzarote_cactus_garden_1.jpg A family went on vacation and visited Mexico for a week. While there, the mother spotted a rare and...

  • Caller in the House
    11

    Caller in the House

    2 years ago

    A regular babysitting experience goes awry... There are many versions of Caller in the House but all are creepy to the max and will make you want to do a security sweep at your house by story's end!

  • Mary Worthington
    31

    Mary Worthington

    3 years ago

    Some say Mary was a witch who lived two hundred years ago, executed for dabbling in the black arts. Some say she was a murderer of children but others say her own child died and she never got over it.

  • 8 Ways To Get To Werewolf Heaven
    91

    8 Ways To Get To Werewolf Heaven

    18 months ago

    Do you know how people become werewolves?

  • Point Pleasant Oddities
    1

    Point Pleasant Oddities

    7 months ago

    Strange things have happened in and around Point Pleasant. Coincidences? What do you think?

  • Legend of Sawney Bean
    30

    Legend of Sawney Bean

    5 years ago

    I'll try to keep the details of this legend in simple terms and not get flashy with adjectives, since the Legend of Sawney Bean involves cannibalism and violence. Alexander Sawney Beane - or Bean: In late 15th or...

  • Beast of Gevaudan
    12

    Beast of Gevaudan

    12 months ago

    This might be the first reasonably documented real werewolf scenario, South Central France, mid-1700's.

  • Dover Demon
    64

    Dover Demon

    15 months ago

    This strange cyptid was sighted in the late 1970's but never captured...

  • Curse of Chief Cornstalk
    11

    Curse of Chief Cornstalk

    3 years ago

    Are strange things happening because of an old Chief's curse?

  • Mothman
    45

    Mothman

    12 months ago

    Do you believe in the Mothman?

  • Choices That Fathers Make
    2

    Choices That Fathers Make

    4 years ago

    Image Source Location: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lake_Erie_Drawbridge.JPG In past times when a drawbridge keeper was needed to act as a 'switchman' for trains that that crossed above large rivers, one...

  • Humans Can Lick Too
    12

    Humans Can Lick Too

    14 months ago

    Here's how this tale (sometimes alternately titled "The Licked Hand") goes: A teen girl lived with her father, mother and faithful pooch in a pleasant suburban neighborhood. Feeling that their daughter was...

  • The Fatal Hairdo
    3

    The Fatal Hairdo

    6 years ago

    This Urban Legend will probably make you ITCHY! If not, then at least you'll be scratching your head, wondering why teens are the way they are...  Here's how the story goes: Years ago, when the beehive...

  • Skinned Tom
    12

    Skinned Tom

    4 years ago

    Image Source Location: http://lh3.ggpht.com/_MyrnRTwTUFk/Srs9EW8-3RI/AAAAAAAAMYI/wtTC-9dzOx0/Lover%27s%20Lane_thumb%5B3%5D.jpg?imgmax=800 (Warning *Graphic details may bother some people) Here's how the story goes: ...

  • Buried Alive
    12

    Buried Alive

    15 months ago

    A basic human fear...

  • The Beast (Supercomputer)
    7

    The Beast (Supercomputer)

    4 years ago

    Image Source Location: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Roadrunner_supercomputer_HiRes.jpg The Beast is tracking us - it started around the year 1974. Here's the Scoop: In 1974, a crisis meeting was called in...

  • Poltergeist Curse
    33

    Poltergeist Curse

    2 years ago

    Is the cast from the Poltergeist movie series cursed? Why have so many of the actors/actresses from Poltergeist died?

  • Freddy Kruger
    30

    Freddy Kruger

    7 months ago

    Are you a Freddy Kruger and Nightmare on Elm Street fan? Read on and don't fall asleep!

  • Michael Myers
    96

    Michael Myers

    3 years ago

    The story of Michael Myers plays out like urban myth - a story incomprehensible but 'true' - rather, a story almost too horrific to imagine, yet truly trapped in celluloid for all to see - time and time again...the...

  • Aren't You Glad You Didn't Turn On The Light?
    27

    Aren't You Glad You Didn't Turn On The Light?

    4 years ago

    Here's how the story goes... Jenny and Michelle are college dorm-mates with very opposite personalities. While Jenny is quite the social butterfly, to be found at a variety of social gatherings, Michelle is very...

  • Killer in the Backseat
    8

    Killer in the Backseat

    4 years ago

    Jenny was travelling by car on a foggy night on an unfamiliar route. The roads were slick with intermittent rain and the effects of the fog kept making her sleepy at the wheel. Also, she was running low on gas, without...

  • Kamikaze Pilots and War Myth
    5

    Kamikaze Pilots and War Myth

    4 years ago

    A Kamikaze pilot is commonly held to be some kind of crazed pilot whose airbourne battle skills were greatly enhanced by lack of regard for his own life. Intensely dedicated to the task of killing enemy aircraft and...

  • Las Vegas Human Organ Harvesting
    4

    Las Vegas Human Organ Harvesting

    3 years ago

    When you go abroad or anywhere these days, take care to protect your kidneys :)

  • Urban Legend The Dead Boyfriend
    36

    Urban Legend The Dead Boyfriend

    4 years ago

    Though this story has been widely circulated already, it may offend or disturb young or sensitive readers. During the late evening hours, a young couple parks at an out-of-town or otherwise very secluded lovers' lane,...

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