Putting metal in the microwave is never a good idea—especially if you're inspired by a viral social media hoax.
"Ohio: An Unnatural History" at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museum profiles nearly a dozen mythical creatures that have captured the imaginations of locals.
From 'The Wizard of Oz' to 'Poltergeist,' these movies were so troubled that they've developed a reputation for being cursed.
Images captured near Washington's State Route 20 and I-90 show a figure that bears a strong resemblance to Bigfoot.
It’s rumored that Beyoncé and Jay-Z are members (among a host of other celebrities), and that the group is behind some of the last century’s most historically important events, like the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
Whether it was one of the 13 Yule Lads stealing the little food your family had or being eaten by Grýla, Icelandic kids had a lot to worry about around the holidays.
President Theodore Roosevelt was well-known as a conservationist, but that wasn't necessarily the reason there was no White House Christmas tree in 1902.
The Loch Ness monster might be in Scotland, but we have some pretty fantastic beasts right here in America.
Before he was president, Theodore Roosevelt explored the American West on epic hunting trips. On one, he heard about a fur trapper's terrifying encounter with a possible sasquatch.
Did the Russian aristocrat Elisabeth Demidoff really offer the family fortune to anyone who would spend a year and a day in her tomb?
Uluru, formerly known as Ayers Rock, is a sacred site to the Anangu people. As of Saturday, it will be permanently closed to tourists looking to climb it.
1. Vikings never wore horns on their helmets—at least not until an 1876 staging of Wagner's opera 'The Ring of the Nibelung.'
Science has revealed historical truths about mummies, but they just can't shake their association with curses, myths, and Halloween.
Our 26th president was a man larger than life—and is forever much larger than life, thanks to the fact that he's on the side of a mountain. But as with any such figure, myths and legends arise. So we’re here to explain the truth behind some popular storie
Along with Mercury in retrograde, the full moon is a pretty popular scapegoat for bad luck and bizarre behavior. Encounter someone acting strangely? Blame it on the lunar phases!
A genetic analysis of the waters of Loch Ness found an unusually high amount of eel DNA, indicating that Nessie may not be an elusive plesiosaur after all.
In the United States, children who leave a newly lost tooth under their pillow know to expect a nocturnal visit from the Tooth Fairy, who might leave a shiny quarter, a new toothbrush, or perhaps even a crisp $20 bill!
If you find yourself in the Keystone State, your chances of sneaking a peek at a Sasquatch just went up.
The NSA, Pentagon, and Norfolk Naval Shipyard thought Furbys were a national security threat, so they banned the toys from their premises in 1999.
Punxsutawney Phil's moniker might have something to do with the royal family, a pair of heinous groundhog murders, and some good old-fashioned small-town competition.
Scientists' suspicions were outweighed by the excitement of finding another recumbent stone circle.
A surprising amount of misinformation has been repeated enough about these furry little creatures to make it seem like fact.