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. 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. 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?

6. The Alyssa Bruno Story
In July an email went around requesting everyone who received the email to send a birthday card to a little girl named Alyssa for her 6th birthday.

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

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

9. Killer Blue Jeans
Back in the 80´s tight jeans were all the rage but who would have thought that keeping up with latest fashion trends could kill you!

10. 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.



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