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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. 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?
3. What is an Urban Legend?
Analyzing the characteristics that make up an Urban Legend.
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. 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. Black Inheritance Tax Refund
This hoax is was widely circulated in 2000 and prayed on elderly African-Americans.
7. 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?
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. 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.
10. HIV Infected Needles
Have you been pricked by an HIV infected needle when you sat down in a movie theater or sticking your fingers in a coin return slot? No, of course you haven't.
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