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  1. Phish tankRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Jwz

    ... said 10 GB of data were sent out to a device in Finland. This story has the traditional structure of every urban legend ever, and appears to be sourced to a single press release by company who sell anti-malware software, making it even more suspect. ...

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  2. Construction Project Exposes Speculated Prohibition-Era SpeakeasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Construction Equipment Guide

    ... heard rumors about a speakeasy in the bookstore's basement, but "I never believed it," he said. "I called it urban legend. I figured it was one more story in the storied University District," Columbus Monthly reported. But if you're curious about ...

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  3. The first woman who lost her hair overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Rediff.com

    ... bed. Monica was the first 'victim' of this mysterious hair chopping incident, which has taken proportions of an urban legend after more cases were reported from other outer Delhi villages. Reminiscent of the days when several residents of Delhi saw ...

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  4. Ngilngig: Localizing horror in short filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 18 | Sun-Star

    IN BAGANE Fiola's short film Achup Boulevard, a slasher is on the loose in Davao City. But the danger is magnified through hushed discussions that elevate the tale as a kind of urban legend.

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  5. Trump reacts to Barcelona terror by touting (debunked) anti-Muslim war crime taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Yahoo!

    President Trump responded to the heartbreaking news of a terrorist attack in Spain on Thursday by peddling a debunked urban legend about a former Army general's harsh counterterrorism tactics more than a century ago. Less than an hour after condemning the attack in Barcelona, Trump encouraged his followers on Twitter to study up on U.S. Army Gen.

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  6. Trump tells public to study discredited Gen. Pershing story that historians describe as urban legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Los Angeles Times

    Hours after a van plowed through a crowd in Barcelona, Spain, and left at least 12 people dead, Donald Trump tweeted condemnation of the attack and quickly followed with a statement about U.S. Gen. John Pershing that historians describe as urban legend.

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  7. Trump repeats claim about Gen. Pershing's treatment of Muslims...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Los Angeles Times

    Hours after a van plowed through a crowd in Barcelona and left at least 12 dead, Donald Trump tweeted condemnation of the attack and quickly followed with a statement about U.S. Army Gen. John Joseph Pershing that historians describe as urban legend.

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  8. Trump resurrects tall tale about General Pershing and Muslims after Barcelona terror attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Washington Examiner

    Trump resurrected an apparent urban legend about U.S. Gen. John Pershing executing dozens of Muslim prisoners with bullets dipped in pigs blood.

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  9. No, the Solar Eclipse Will Not Cause a Spike in Sex TraffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... the Super Bowl and similar sporting events are huge draws for human traffickers. Now, like all things 2017, the urban legend is taking on an even more ridiculous iteration. Media outlets across the country are claiming that forced prostitution will ...

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  10. Trump appears to call for jihadis to be Shot with Pig Blood bullets...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Daily Star

    At least 63 people were run down in an attack on Las Ramblas in the Spanish city with 13 dead and 50 injured. In the wake of the attack, Trump appeared to have cited the urban legend of US General John Perishing as way to deal with terrorists.

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  11. New Yale residential colleges: A strong sense of place, dimmed by excessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | Chicago Tribune

    ... But that story, which provided terrific material for Yale tour guides, may be nothing more than an urban legend. More important, time has proved Rogers' critics wrong. Anyone who has visited Yale or Rogers' buildings at Northwestern University, ...

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  12. Rainie Yang stars in Taiwanese horror sequel 'Tag Along 2'Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 17 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Taiwanese singer and actress Rainie Yang stars in "The Tag Along 2," a sequel to the 2015 hit that's loosely based on a ghostly urban legend in Taiwan about a little girl who appears in the footage of a family's hiking trip. The only problem was, she wasn't part of the family and no one seemed to recall seeing a young girl on the mountain that day.

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  13. Opinion August 16, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Metro Santa Cruz

    The details of the story were always vague enough to seem like it might just be some urban legend somebody made up: sure, everybody knows Neil Young had a connection to Santa Cruz, but did you know he actually had a band here? Yeah, it was called the Ducks, and it only existed for one summer in the '70s. Oh, and they only played inside the city limits of Santa Cruz, because of some secret agreement he had to sign with his record company! story profiling the band, proving that it was indeed real-and as musically promising as the local legends about it suggested.

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  14. Are Lefties Really More Creative Than Righties?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | MSNBC

    ... - their creativity superpowers. It seems I shouldn't waste my energy. "There's so much garbage out there and urban legend about lefties being more creative," Wolman says. "That righties are destined to be accountants or lawyers who think with the ...

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  15. His side of the storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 12 | The Star Online

    Thirty years ago, a soldier armed with an assault rifle ran amok in Kuala Lumpur. The case created an urban legend linking the rampage to a rumour against a Sultan that has never been properly addressed until now.

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  16. EDITORIAL: A lesson learned from the Carrot MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... of "facts" that most of us know that simply aren't true. Humans only use 10 percent of our brains? That's an urban legend. Toilets in the southern hemisphere always flush clockwise due to the Earth's rotation? Not true. Scientists don't understand ...

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  17. 2x4BASH presents the play Hookman, a darkly humorous, tense, surreal variation on the slasher genre.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Monterey County Weekly

    ... hide under cars. And she's like,"Watch out for Hookman." Hookman, as it turns out, is more than just a slasher urban legend. He's a sinister presence (silently portrayed by 2x4BASH veteran Curtis Hines) that threatens Lexi's entire existence. He ...

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  18. The Common Wisdom on Antibiotics Is WrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 2 | Slate Magazine

    ... (lung infection). This misunderstanding blossomed into the extremely pervasive, indeed erroneous, silly urban legend that continuing antibiotics beyond resolution of symptoms somehow helps reduce antibiotic resistance. Not only is there absolutely ...

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  19. Do you really need to take all those antibiotics?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | CBS News

    ... to New Delhi, Indi... This misunderstanding blossomed into the extremely pervasive, indeed erroneous, silly urban legend that continuing antibiotics beyond resolution of symptoms somehow helps reduce antibiotic resistance. Not only is there ...

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  20. Why you may not need all those days of antibioticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 31 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... (lung infection). This misunderstanding blossomed into the extremely pervasive, indeed erroneous, silly urban legend that continuing antibiotics beyond resolution of symptoms somehow helps reduce antibiotic resistance. Not only is there absolutely ...

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