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Alligators in Sewers
Alligators in Sewers
In New York City a tourist can find any manner of person or thing, stocked as the city is with cultures as varied as they are different. As for a local, they can find…...
Bargain Buy Nets Millions: The Urban Legends
Bargain Buy Nets Millions: The Urban Legends
It is the ultimate dream of the bargain hunter, to walk into a flea market and rummage in a bargain bin, spot an item of unique value worth a fortune, and buy it on…...
Bloody Mary
Bloody Mary
“Bloody Mary killed your wife.” Sort of an odd thing to say, especially when standing in a bathroom with the lights out and staring in a mirror. Yet kids round the…...
Casinos Pump Oxygen to Keep Patrons Gambling
Casinos Pump Oxygen to Keep Patrons Gambling
Casinos can sometimes seem to exist in another dimension. Walking in from a dark street to a bright room filled with flashing lights, the noise of machines and people…...
Gold Finger Actress' Death from Paint
Gold Finger Actress' Death from Paint
It is 1964, and displayed across the cover of Life magazine, as well as countless other places, is the lithe, prone body of a woman made of gold. At least it seemed as…...
Hanging Man Halloween Decoration
Hanging Man Halloween Decoration
All Hallow’s Eve; a time of spooky decorations and dressing up in costumes for the chance to thrill and chill friends and neighbours—yet sometimes the scary efforts of…...
Human Fingers Choking a Dog
Human Fingers Choking a Dog
This urban legend has been around for a few decades, but like many has received new life thanks to the internet and email. Now email boxes around the world are…...
Kidney Stealing
Kidney Stealing
One of the most frightening of urban legends is the one about the organ harvesters. Based very tenuously on real life events, the story about the waylaid traveller…...
Lightning And Your iPod
Lightning And Your iPod
Out for a fun run on a sunny afternoon, you are distressed to see clouds coming in low and fast. It seems a storm is brewing and, while you don’t relish the idea of…...
Millionaire Rewards Good Samaritan
Millionaire Rewards Good Samaritan
This story has a few variations in terms of who the millionaire is and what the good deed was, but they all follow the same formula. A friend of a friend of a relation…...
Razorblades in Halloween Candy
Razorblades in Halloween Candy
Halloween is a time for kids to collect candy…lots and lots of candy. Each and every year bags of candy are collected, brought home, and dumped on the dinning room…...
Roach Eggs in Envelope Glue
Roach Eggs in Envelope Glue
This particular urban legend has caused more than a few people to give up on licking envelopes for life. The story of roach eggs in envelope glue is actually a…...
Soda and Pop Rocks
Soda and Pop Rocks
The playground was buzzing with the news- Liam was actually going to do it! The crowd of youngsters gathered around the daredevil, who held in one hand a bag of Pop…...
Temporary Tattoos can Scar
Temporary Tattoos can Scar
Vacationing on a cruise ship can be a lot of fun, and the ports of call can be exciting. Stopping off in the Bahamas offers a lot of sights and experiences, and many a…...
The Vanishing Hitchhiker
The Vanishing Hitchhiker
Ever thought about playing the good Samaritan and picking up a hitchhiker? As the tale of the Vanishing Hitchhiker shows, you might get more than you bargained for....
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