Was ‘Muffin Man’ Song a Warning to Kids About 16th-Century Serial Killer? The baker reportedly lured children to their death by dangling muffins from a string.Was ‘Muffin Man’ Song a Warning to Kids About 16th-Century Serial Killer?
Old Wives' Tales
Is the Common Household Plant ‘Dieffenbachia’ Deadly? Viral web sites massively exaggerate the risk posed by these plants, even if that risk...Is the Common Household Plant ‘Dieffenbachia’ Deadly?
Natural Repellent for Spiders? Do walnuts, horse chestnuts, and Osage oranges repel spiders?Natural Repellent for Spiders?
Menstrual Superstitions A compendium of menstrual superstitions.Menstrual Superstitions
Refrigerating or Freezing Batteries Will storing batteries in a refrigerator or freezer improve their performance?Refrigerating or Freezing Batteries
Earthquake Myths Some people regard hot and dry weather as "earthquake weather," a supposed precursor to a...Earthquake Myths
Wart Cures Folklore Can you cure warts by having someone buy them from you?Wart Cures Folklore
Brad & Elizabeth E-mail Fellow exacts revenge on cheating girlfriend by broadcasting her apologetic e-mail and his reply to...Brad & Elizabeth E-mail
Property Dispute E-mail exchange between property manager and renter turns personal.Property Dispute
Leaving Letter Departing employee e-mails acerbic 'leaving letter' to his colleagues.Leaving Letter
Ham Sandwich Fight An e-mail exchange between two legal secretaries over the whereabouts of the makings of a...Ham Sandwich Fight
Flowers in Hospitals Do flowers and plants suck the oxygen from sickrooms?Flowers in Hospitals