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

2. 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.

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. 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?

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

6. Fingerprints in San Antonio
One of the most popular legends to come out of San Antonio, Texas, is the story of the benevolent ghost children and the bus tragedy that killed them. Now, the children are protective spirits that guard automobiles as they cross the tracks.

7. 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?

8. 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.

9. The Granny Grocery Scam
A sweet elderly woman out doing her groceries asks you for a favor, you agree but at what cost?

10. Hugues De La Plaza
This case is destined to become the basis of an urban legend. In an age of crime dramas, forensic documentaries, and entire television channels devoted to forensic sciences, the murder of Hugues de la Plaza continues to baffle, confuse, and confound.

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