Top Ten urbanlegends Articles

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Here are the top ten articles for the Urban Legends Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. How to Spot an Urban Legend in Your Email
Clues to Urban Legends and hoax emails.

2. What is an Urban Legend?
Analyzing the characteristics that make up an Urban Legend.

3. The Legend of Medusa
Medusa was once a beautiful young lady and was eventually turned into a hideous beast with snakes for hair and the power to turn people into stone when they looked at her eyes. Read my article to find out why it happened.

4. Ice Fishing, a Dog and Dynamite
This Urband Legend involves two men ice fishing and a dog who is great at playing fetch.

5. Urban Legend Characteristics
What is an urban legend and how do they differ from other types of stories? We find out how all urban legends are linked together and how they are different from other types of stories.

6. Getting Stuck at the Gas Pump
There are variations on this hoax - that people are getting stuck on needles in telephone change drawers, on gas pumps, in soda machines. They´re all false.

7. Cinematic Curse : The Wizard of Oz
The Wizard of Oz has been called a "cursed" film for some time. Most people have heard about the film's hanging Munchkin. The facts behind the movie are quite different, but just as fascinating.

8. The $250 Neiman Marcus Cookie Recipe
Would you pay $250.00 for a cookie recipe? Did someone pay that for a cookie recipe? Read the recipe that has appeard in both cook books and a lot of email inboxes.

9. Are You Checking Under Your Car?
It is a cold December night and you stopped at the local mall to pick up some last minute Christmas gifts. When you return to your car do you look under it?

10. Deborah Skinner and The Skinner Box
Did famous psychologist B.F. Skinner really lock his daughter, Deborah Skinner, up in a Skinner Box for the first two years of her life?

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