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Urban Legends

About.com: Urban Legends and Folklore

Collection of articles and resources on urban legends. Includes quizzes and pictures.

AFU Urban Legends Archives

Extensive collection of urban legends sorted by category.

The Cat in Urban Mythology

Indexes resources that reveal the roots of cats' role or perception in urban legends.

Darwin Awards

Collection of apocryphal stories serve as examples of the Herculean Darwinian efforts. Story rankings presented.

Don't Spread that Hoax

Catalogs various hoax or misinformation that target kids and adults alike. Computer viruses also presented.


Offers pieces of "crytptozology" or the concept of monsters and other unlikely creatures and beings being propagated by urban legends.

Lie Mails

Serves as an email verifier to examine hoaxes or status.

Museum of Hoaxes

Virtual gallery of the most known hoaxes in history. With blogs and a discussion forum.

Net Squirrel

Features an urban legend combat kit and various how-to articles.


Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.

Urban Folklore

Gathers various folklore from the net. With ratings and dates of acquisition.

Urban Legends and Superstitions

Accommodates urban legend reports, answers frequently asked questions, and presents links to other folklore sites.

Urban Legends Art Exhibit

Tour this virtual complex of exhibits that represents some folk stories of the recent times.

Urban Myths and Legends

Compiles a number of urban myths that have been contributed online.

Urban Myths: Debunk Your Life

Contains a selection of urban myths, legends, hoaxes, scams, ghost stories and fairy tales debunked.

Weird NJ

Internet home to of the Weird US series of books. Provides folklore information and lists of bizarre places and stories.

Weird USA

Serves as the news publication of urban legends and beliefs. With photos, stories, and other resources.

Wired 8.08: Heard the One About the Rocket Car?

A possibly true story about four guys who attach a jet engine to their car.

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