Urban legends
An urban legend, urban myth, urban tale, or contemporary legend, is a form of modern folklore consisting of stories that may or may not have been believed by their tellers to be true, and often posses...
List of common misconceptions
This list corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held about notable topics. Each misconception and the corresponding facts have been discussed in published literature. Note that each ent...
21 Surprising Common Misconceptions
This list is like MTV's Diary... You think you know, but you have no idea.
The Cold Truth About Raw Food Diets
The raw-food movement continues to make converts, thanks to a devoted group of individuals and celebrities who embrace the belief that an all-raw food diet is the best diet. The idea that stirs the mo...
Common Mythconceptions - World's Most Contagious Falsehoods
We only use 10% of our brain. We evolved from chimps. Dairy foods increase mucous. Pfffff! These and 45 other myths & misconceptions debunked. Solidly.
3,000 mile myth
King Tut's dagger blade was made from a meteorite
King Tut's dagger blade was made from a meteorite.
The Tsuchinoko is a well known Japanese cryptid, it's a kind of snake although not quite as impressive as other elusive creatures found in Japanese mythology. According to the legend, the Tsuchinoko.....
Lincoln and Kennedy Coincidences
The coincidences between the Lincoln and Kennedy assassinations are not really so amazing.
Aurora Spy Plane on a Rainy Day at Area 51 - YouTube
May 25, 2011 ... On a wet and slippery runway at Area 51 Pilots working for a mysterious organization known only as "Skunk Works" take the AURORA out for a ...
The Bloody Truth About Vampires
Vampires are fodder for books, movies, and Halloween costumes. But for hundreds of years, they were scapegoats for disease.
King Tutankhamun Owned An Ancient 'Cosmic Dagger' That Came From Outer Space
The Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun was buried alongside a dagger made from the metal of a meteorite, archaeologists have revealed.
King Tut's dagger has an out-of-this-world origin
Researchers tease out the secrets of an iron dagger blade found wrapped up with Tutankhamun in the ancient boy king's sarcophagus.
Leaked top secret footage - Area 51 alien interview
Alien being interrogated at the government facility
Common misconceptions
This list corrects erroneous beliefs that are currently widely held about notable topics. Each misconception and the corresponding facts have been discussed in published literature. Note that each ent...
Common misconceptions - Wikipedia
In cryptozoology and sometimes in cryptobotany, a cryptid (from the Greek κρύπτω, krypto, meaning "hide") is an animal or plant whose existence has been suggested but has not been discovered or docume...
Cryptids - Wikipedia
A curse (also called a jinx, hex or execration) is any expressed wish that some form of adversity or misfortune will befall or attach to some other entity—one or more persons, a place, or an object. I...
In traditional belief and fiction, a ghost (sometimes known as a spectre (British English) or specter (American English), phantom, apparition or spook) is the soul or spirit of a dead person or animal...
Ghost - Wikipedia
Satanic ritual abuse
Satanic ritual abuse (SRA, sometimes known as ritual abuse, ritualistic abuse, organised abuse, sadistic ritual abuse and other variants) was a moral panic that originated in the United States in the ...
Satanic ritual abuse - Wikipedia
Pontianak (folklore)
The pontianak (Dutch-Indonesian spelling: boentianak, Jawi: ڤونتیاناک) is a vampiric ghost in Malay and Indonesian mythology. It is also known as a matianak or kuntilanak, sometimes shortened to kunti...
Winchester Mystery House
The Winchester Mystery House is a mansion in San Jose, California which was once the personal residence of Sarah Winchester, the widow of gun magnate William Wirt Winchester. Located at 525 South Winc...
Winchester Mystery House - Wikipedia
The Mbielu-Mbielu-Mbielu is a cryptid reported from the Likouala Region of the Republic of the Congo. Only a few claimed sightings have been reported, at the villages of Bounila and Ebolo, which were ...
East River Monster
The "East River Monster" was an animal carcass that washed ashore on a beach under the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City, New York. It was photographed by Denise Ginley on July 22, 2012. The creature h...
Myth of the Flat Earth
The myth of the Flat Earth is the modern misconception that the prevailing cosmological view during the Middle Ages saw the Earth as flat, instead of spherical.During the early Middle Ages, virtually ...
Myth of the Flat Earth - Wikipedia
Common English usage misconceptions
This list comprises widespread modern beliefs about English language usage that are documented by a reliable source to be myths or misconceptions.With no authoritative language academy, guidance on En...
Common English usage misconceptions - Wikipedia