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

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

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. 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.

5. Bloody Mirror
The legend of Bloody Mary has traveled for centuries. Does it have a beginning? Was there ever a real "Bloody Mary?"

6. Rudolph Valentino and the Ring of Destiny
Rudolph Valentino is considered the silver screen's first "sex symbol." His piercing gaze has stolen the hearts of countless women since the 1920s. His infamous "Ring of Destiny" continues to inspire debate.

7. James Dean and the Little Bastard
James Dean remains a Hollywood icon and the mystery surrounding his death revolves around a car called the "Little Bastard." Was it really cursed?

8. 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?

9. Pandora
This article is about Pandora and how she unleashed the evils that destroyed mankind by opening a jar given to her as a gift from Zeus as an act of vengeance against Promethius, the creator of man who stole sacred fire from the heavens thereby angering Zeus.

10. Diabolical Dunkin' Donuts
The popular slogan, "America runs on Dunkin," might just be substituted with "America runs on rumors." What are the most common Dunkin' urban legends out there?



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