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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. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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?
4. 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?
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.
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. The Brothers Grimm's Original Cinderella
This is a brief look at the original Brothers Grimm fairy tale of Cinderella. How has this tale changed throughout time? Do all fairy tales really have happy endings?
8. Killer Blue Jeans
Back in the 80īs tight jeans were all the rage but who would have thought that keeping up with latest fashion trends could kill you!
9. 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.
10. The Marilyn Monroe Myth
Marilyn Monroe was known for many things but was one of those things a sixth toe?
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