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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. 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. Ice Fishing, a Dog and Dynamite
This Urband Legend involves two men ice fishing and a dog who is great at playing fetch.
5. Black Inheritance Tax Refund
This hoax is was widely circulated in 2000 and prayed on elderly African-Americans.
6. Gin and White Raisins
Do Gin soaked white raisins help relieve arthritis? Or is this just an urban legend designed to help sell raisins and Gin to people in pain?
7. The $500 Gerber Savings Bond Hoax
Is it true that Gerber is giving out a $500 Savings Bond to every child born between 1985 - 1997? Before you cash in, check this out!
8. What is an Urban Legend?
Analyzing the characteristics that make up an Urban Legend.
9. 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?
10. 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?
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