When it comes to weird and wacky superstitions, the United Kingdom has developed some real oddities
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The legend of King Arthur has continued to evolve across generations. Though there’s little evidence to suggest the man existed, the world is still enthralled by the myth and the world of Camelot.
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Almost everyone knows the classic fairy tales like 'Cinderella' and 'Sleeping Beauty.' But you probably haven't heard of 'Hans-My-Hedgehog.'
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The lake is known to locals for harboring the possibly real, possibly mythological 500-pound snapping turtle known as Oscar.
Here are seven somewhat harmless food myths that have been drilled into our heads for so long that we don’t even realize they’re fake.
From alien encounters in England to elk abductions in Washington State, here are 11 eerie unexplained events.
Ever wondered if Hades is the god of death or god of the Underworld? In this new book, podcast host Liv Albert guides you through the who's who of the ancient world.
The new bill introduced by an Oklahoma lawmaker would make it legal to hunt and trap Bigfoot—and offer a $25,000 bounty for the creature's capture.
Because the best way to find out if unicorns are real is to trek to the nearest forest and look for one yourself.
Filmmakers have been making movies about vampires almost since the inception of motion pictures, and our public fascination with these creatures of the night has not yet dimmed. Here are 25 of the best of them.
Point Pleasant residents first spotted the infamous cryptid in 1966—now, there’s a Mothman statue, a museum, and even a festival for it.
From Maryland’s Goatman to the "real" corpses in haunted houses, here are the sort-of true stories behind all your favorite urban legends.
Drew Barrymore recently corroborated this epic Hollywood legend, but it’s still highly questionable.
Through cruises, museums, and other tourist attractions, the Loch Ness Monster adds roughly £41 million to Scotland's economy in a typical year.