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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 Legends in Music
Was Puff the Magic Dragon a song about marijuana? Was Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds about LSD? Read my article to find out these answers and other song urban legends.

2. Pop Rocks of Death
Are they dangerous? Can they make your stomach explode? Here is an in-depth discussion on the childhood candy "Pop Rocks."

3. The Crow : Legend and Lore
Crows and ravens have been a bad omen for centuries. Some places regard them as animalistic banshees. What other legends surround these maligned creatures?

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?

5. 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.

6. The Marilyn Monroe Myth
Marilyn Monroe was known for many things but was one of those things a sixth toe?

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

8. Christmas and Urban Legends
Issues often arise from time to time around the holidays. It can really take the joy out of such a joyous occasion. Is Christmas... Christian? Is "X-mas" meant to remove "Christ" from the holiday?

9. Frank Tower's Luck
A legendary character who's the luckiest man ever known. Did he survive the sinking of all 3 major shipwrecks in the early part of the Twentieth Century?

10. Excellent Urban Legend Collections
What books should every urban legend enthusiast have on their bookshelf? I'll tell you which are absolutely necessary!



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