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Folklore Bookshelf (Project Gutenberg), Folklore Portal (Wikipedia)
Mythology & Folklore (Yahoo Answers), Mythology (Infoplease),
Snopes: Urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation, Lost Legends (Snopes), Old Wives’ Tales (Snopes)
folklore : an often unsupported notion, story, or saying that is widely circulated — Webster
myth : a usually traditional story of ostensibly historical events that serves to unfold part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon — Webster
legend : a story coming down from the past; especially : one popularly regarded as historical although not verifiable — Webster
Encyclopedia Mythica is a famous encyclopedia with over 6,000 entries about mythology and folklore from around the world. Includes definitions and images of many heroes, legendary creatures, gods and goddesses, and related news articles.
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Egg Balancing on the Equinox
by David Mikkelson on September 22, 2017 at 4:07 pm
It is not true that a special property of the equinox allows eggs (or brooms) to be balanced on their ends that day. […]
Aaron Hernandez Had Severe CTE; Daughter Sues...
by Associated Press on September 22, 2017 at 2:34 pm
On 21 September 2017, researchers said Hernandez's brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy. […]
Kim Jong Un Says ‘Deranged’ Donald Trump Will...
by Associated Press on September 22, 2017 at 2:16 pm
Kim called Trump "a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire" after the President's threat, earlier this week, to "destroy" North Korea. […]
Uber to Lose its License to Operate in London
by Associated Press on September 22, 2017 at 1:09 pm
Transport for London says it won't renew a license for Uber to operate in the British capital. […]
Are Radioactive ‘Diamond Batteries’ a Real...
by Alex Kasprak on September 22, 2017 at 2:04 am
While the science underpinning the concept is valid, its application remains wholly theoretical at this point. […]