The Myths and Legends Collection
20 Stories That Sound Like Urban Legends, But Are (Mostly) True 821.4k VIEWS Have you heard the urban legend about the spiders that exploded out of the banana? How about the story of kids finding drugs ... The Biggest Historical Myths That People Think Are Fact 63.4k VOTES Did Edison actually invent the light bulb? Did Vikings really wear those silly hats? Did Catherine the Great truly die ... Scary Urban Legends You Didn't Realize Are Based On Real Stories 216.3k VIEWS Humankind has been passing along legends and folklore since we’ve been able to communicate. The good news is, while many ... The Creepiest Japanese Urban Legends To Keep You Up At Night 43.3k VOTES There are so many scary urban legends from Japan. The country has a rich history of ghost stories. Yūrei, similar to ghosts in ... People Describe The Creepiest Urban Legends 926k VIEWS No matter which corner of the country you call home, chances are you're familiar with one or two local urban legends. But can ... These 10 Creepy Cases Prove Paranormal Research Isn't Always A ... 3.4k VOTES If you've ever fallen down a Wikipedia clickhole while searching for creepy legends —  ingesting page after page of ancient ... 16 Super Bizarre Eastern European Myths And Legends To Keep You Up At Night ... 19.6k VOTES Eastern European myths are all about creepy creatures. Everyone knows that we have Romania to thank for vampire myths, but what ... 13 Movie Myths That Are Making Us All Dumber 97.3k VOTES For all the pitfalls and problems with the movie industry, it is undoubtedly true that films provide plenty of benefits. A ... The Original Folktales And Urban Legends That Inspired ‘Scary Stories to Tell ... 45.3k VIEWS Recently adapted into a movie by Guillermo del Toro and André Øvredal, Alvin Schwartz's Scary Stories to ... Creepy Chinese Legends And Myths 19.3k VOTES China has a rich history of folklore and mythology, including creepy myths. Much of Chinese mythology focuses on ghosts and ... Creepy Urban Legends About Hitchhikers 28.4k VOTES When it comes to local lore, it seems like every town has its share of hitchhiking urban legends. There's either a certain road ... The Most Terrifying Russian Urban Legends And Ghost Stories 20.9k VOTES Russia's cold, desolate atmosphere is the perfect setting for a lot of creepy phenomena and Russian urban legends. Whether ... Myths You Always Believed That Are Actually 100% False 15.4k VOTES Modern humans have access to more information than ever, yet there are still plenty of things you believe that aren't ... The 17 Creepiest Korean Urban Legends 366.4k VIEWS Korean urban legends get pretty wild, if you let yourself fall down the rabbit hole. Sure, there are some silly, ... Why Does The Lincoln-Kennedy Urban Legend Persist Decades After It Was ... 3.7k VIEWS The Creepiest Japanese Monsters & Demons (and the Stories Behind Them) ... 13.4k VOTES Japanese lore is dense with yokai, supernatural beings that come in many forms. These creatures - call them demons - ... The Scariest Sea Monsters From Legends Around The World 25k VOTES Legends about sea monsters have haunted communities across the globe for centuries. Mythical sea creatures have been ... People Describe the Creepiest Urban Legends from Their Hometowns 83.9k VIEWS Sharing creepy stories and urban legends is one of life’s simple pleasures, and Reddit has become the online campfire for users ... Haunting Facts About Japan's "Suicide Forest" 218.7k VIEWS Japan's Aokigahara Forest is better known as the "Suicide Forest." The reasons why it sees so many people take their ... 21 Gross But Fascinating Facts About Rat Kings 356.4k VIEWS Many people have a very real fear of rats. Whether you’ve ever seen one in person or not, you’re probably grossed out by the ...