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 that would change the rest of his life! Mr. Derenberger encountered a UFO!
There truly ARE some people out in the world who are NOT joking about Zombies!
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 (Guitar). Well Known Line-Up:...
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 truth (archaic) talk or...
A multi-family Christmas Vacation in the country doesn't turn out exactly as planned in this 2008 film, "The Children."
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 "ammunition" and "bullet" within the hub. As well, there...
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
Marriage, Gender, Manners, Religion... a perspective on social constructions.
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 in law/owner and would go so...
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 films. There are even legends about...
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 conclusions. Firstly, Ad Hominem arguments and...
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 Old Hag is: SLEEP PARALYSIS. ...
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 whereby eyewitnesses often mention...
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 title, "Bard of Avon," derives from...
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 archetype), but that a hero fits the...
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 areas where people sleep. ...
Have you ever gone Legend-Tripping?
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.
Babysitting and Clowning around may not be a good combination, according to the Clown Statue urban legend...
Don't go out alone to Bunnyman Bridge... Never go to the bridge alone after dark!
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....
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 "folklore." Within the realms of folklore, you...
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 expensive cactus that was...
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.
Do you know how people become werewolves?
Strange things have happened in and around Point Pleasant. Coincidences? What do you think?
This might be the first reasonably documented real werewolf scenario, South Central France, mid-1700's.
Are strange things happening because of an old Chief's curse?
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 hairstyle was all the rage, a female...
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: Tom was young and attractive....
A basic human fear...
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 Brussels, by head leaders in...
Are you a Freddy Kruger and Nightmare on Elm Street fan? Read on and don't fall asleep!
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 story will never go away.
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 studious and serious, and can...
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 pilots, a Japanese 'Kamikaze'...
When you go abroad or anywhere these days, take care to protect your kidneys :)
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, to do what teen couples like...