Urban Legends

Bodybuilding Myths and Urban Legends

Urban legends and myths seem to abound on different topics, ideas, sports and other lifestyle details. Bodybuilding is one of those sports that have lots of myths and urban legends. Let us take a look at some of them:
Nov 19, 2014 |

Real Estate Urban Legends

Urban legends run ramped and can be quite costly if you base a purchase or sale decision on something that you heard that turns out to be false. This article will attempt to dispel some of the legends out there. But this is only the tip of the iceberg, the best thing that you can do is speak openly with a real estate agent that you trust.
Nov 19, 2014 |

Chihuahuas - Urban Legends and Myths About the Breed

Urban legends are also known as folklore, often these tales are concocted by people of a bygone time period who have tried to offer up explanations about the unexplained. Some of these mythical tales and stories still exist and linger on, even today. There are several stories that surround different dog breeds, Chihuahuas included.
Nov 19, 2014 |

Acupuncture Urban Legends

When I was in graduate school, there was a tragic incident of acupuncture overtreatment. A student of NESA had taken a heavy courseload, and as a result she was given four or five sessions of acupuncture by students in one day. She left school that day and died of an acupuncture-induced embolism. Well, actually, she didn't die...but she did go...
Nov 19, 2014 |

Bar Exam Urban Legends

As you begin your MBE review course to prepare for the multi state bar exam, undoubtedly you will hear horror stories and urban legends about the test itself. How can you tell true stories from anecdotal exaggerations? Test yourself by reading these few stories and see how you fare.
Nov 19, 2014 |

Urban Legends Art Exhibit

Tour this virtual complex of exhibits that represents some folk stories of the recent times.
May 30, 2016 |

AFU Urban Legends Archives

Extensive collection of urban legends sorted by category.
May 30, 2016 |

About.com: Urban Legends and Folklore

Collection of articles and resources on urban legends. Includes quizzes and pictures.
May 30, 2016 |

Urban Myths and Legends

Compiles a number of urban myths that have been contributed online.
May 30, 2016 |

Darwin Awards Urban Legends

Urban Legends: Darwin Awards are TRUE stories, but Urban Legends are included here by popular request. Apocryphal stories (JATO, Dog and Jeep, Raccoon Rocket) are examples of Herculean Darwinian efforts. Be glad, be very glad, these people don't exist.
Mar 31, 2016 |

Christian Urban Legends

Christian urban legends, fables, relics, myths, stories.
Mar 10, 2016 |

Urban Legends & Superstitions Online

The most popular urban legends and superstitions including local legends based in New Jersey.
Mar 8, 2016 |

In a young country's conflict, future may pay heavy price

Beatrice was only 11 years old when her parents died within months of each other, leaving four children between 2 and 12. “It was not easy for me to care for them,” Beatrice – whose name has been... Read More

Portugal's forest fires, though never before as deadly, are all too familiar

Every year, it would move closer and closer to villages where my relatives grew up, closer and closer to the houses of third cousins I had never seen. “No one could have predicted these many... Read More

How helping whistle-blowers could cut health-care costs

Elin Baklid-Kunz never wanted to be a whistle-blower. “I just thought if I worked harder they would see how bad this was and do something about it,” says Ms. Baklid-Kunz in an interview. As... Read More