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One of the best Urban Legend sites is Snopes.com. The site covers a wide variety of Urban Legends from the War on Terror, animals, science, the business world and even Disney:

  • Light a candle tonight for a memorial satellite photo (false)
  • Someone is mailing out sponges soaked with a deadly virus (false)
  • The tip of Disneyland's Matterhorn houses a basketball court (true)

We recommend taking a look at the following categories on Snopes (with examples):

  • Rumors of War (6,000 travelers get stranded in small Canadian town - TRUE)
  • Animal Stories (rice thrown at wedding is dangerous to birds - FALSE)
  • Marketing 101 (M&M's could have been the candy in "ET" - TRUE)
  • Pregnancy (men can get pregnant too - FALSE)
  • Disney (a hidden private club exists inside Disneyland - TRUE)
  • Television (Life cereal's young Mikey died of pop rocks & soda - FALSE)

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