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The following are the current most viewed articles on Wikipedia within Wikipedia's Urban legends category. Think of it as a What's Hot list for Urban legends. More info »

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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
1 Area 51 18,046 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
2 2012 phenomenon 16,665 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
3 Bermuda Triangle 15,954 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
4 MythBusters 8,184 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
5 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 6,637 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
6 Urban legend 5,809 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
7 Urban legends about illegal drugs 5,607 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
8 Snuff film 5,016 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
9 Pholcidae 4,089 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
10 Bloody Mary (folklore) 3,863 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
11 Paul is dead 3,759 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
12 Solifugae 3,737 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
13 Philadelphia Experiment 3,437 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
14 Child's Play 3,190 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
15 In the Air Tonight 2,871 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
16 Subliminal stimuli 2,736 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
17 Aokigahara 2,717 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
18 Ring a Ring o' Roses 2,518 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
19 Backmasking 2,172 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
20 Spring Heeled Jack 2,026 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
21 Montauk Monster 1,846 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
22 Bunny Man 1,833 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
23 Shadow people 1,819 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
24 Snopes.com 1,749 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
25 Gloomy Sunday 1,605 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
26 Fan death 1,388 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
27 Buttered cat paradox 1,366 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
28 Montauk Project 1,265 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
29 Brown note 1,245 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
30 Cow tipping 1,188 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
31 Louvre Pyramid 1,124 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
32 Satanic ritual abuse 1,060 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
33 Kuchisake-onna 1,040 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
34 Well to Hell hoax 995 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
35 2012 in fiction 948 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
36 Shoe tossing 932 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
37 McDonald's urban legends 848 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
38 Stanley Meyer's water fuel cell 788 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
39 Love Rollercoaster 772 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
40 The Babysitter and the Man Upstairs 747 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
41 Tootsie Pops 743 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
42 HIV and AIDS misconceptions 723 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
43 Hundredth monkey effect 700 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
44 Skunk ape 669 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
45 Curse of the Billy Goat 626 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
46 10% of brain myth 600 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
47 May you live in interesting times 599 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
48 Chase Vault 589 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
49 Crybaby Bridge 588 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
50 When a Stranger Calls (1979 film) 582 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
51 Sewer alligator 578 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
52 Water-fuelled car 561 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
53 The Hook 560 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
54 The Licked Hand 559 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
55 Polybius (game) 544 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
56 Boiling frog 529 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
57 Vanishing hitchhiker 522 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
58 Legends of Catherine II of Russia 516 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
59 Space Pen 510 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
60 Eskimo words for snow 510 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
61 Human hunting 472 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
62 Mel's Hole 464 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
63 Beale ciphers 463 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
64 Raymond Robinson (Green Man) 442 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
65 Yamashita's gold 441 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
66 S-4 (Sector Four) 439 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
67 Bananadine 428 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
68 Choking Doberman 425 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
69 Killer in the backseat 414 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
70 Tourist guy 405 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
71 Melon heads 395 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
72 Akinwale Arobieke 382 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
73 Old wives' tale 374 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
74 False etymology 373 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
75 James Dallas Egbert III 336 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
76 Poisoned candy scare 319 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
77 Gay Mafia 313 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
78 Pope Lick Monster 309 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
79 Phantom vehicle 309 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
80 Lincoln-Kennedy coincidences urban legend 306 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
81 Little Mikey 305 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
82 Gasoline pill 280 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
83 Folk devil 262 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
84 Killer badger 255 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
85 Depopulation of cockroaches in the ex-USSR countries 255 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
86 Midgetville 250 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
87 Good Wife's Guide 229 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
88 Manila Film Center 225 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
89 Camp Hero State Park 224 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
90 Helltown, Ohio 215 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
91 Angels of Mons 213 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
92 Original Spanish Kitchen 184 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
93 JATO Rocket Car 171 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
94 Seven Gates of Hell 169 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
95 Noppera-bō 154 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
96 The Devil's Chair (urban legend) 151 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
97 Kosher tax 148 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
98 Silverpilen 146 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
99 Urban Legends (TV series) 140 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
100 Bubble Yum 139 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
101 Faxlore 135 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
102 Crystal Palace (High Level) railway station 131 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
103 Atuk 130 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
104 Curse of the Colonel 127 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
105 Homintern 126 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
106 Villejuif leaflet 125 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
107 Blue star tattoo legend 124 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
108 Rumors and urban legends regarding Sesame Street 121 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
109 Boy Scout Lane 120 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
110 Mostly True Stories: Urban Legends Revealed 118 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
111 Man-made structures visible from space 113 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
112 White Tights 112 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
113 The Little Girl 106 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
114 Moll Dyer 104 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
115 Ronald Opus 103 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
116 Pérák, the Spring Man of Prague 99 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
117 Homosexual recruitment 97 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
118 Black Aggie 97 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
119 Mudhouse Mansion 97 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
120 Belchen Tunnel 93 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
121 The Clinton Chronicles 93 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
122 James Bartley 93 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
123 Chako Paul City 92 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
124 University of Cambridge legends 91 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
125 Black Volga 90 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
126 Jan Harold Brunvand 88 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
127 Takako Konishi (office worker) 88 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
128 ManBeef.com 87 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
129 Embarrassing cheque 86 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
130 Songs of the Underground Railroad 86 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
131 Sawing off of Manhattan Island 81 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
132 Barometer question 79 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
133 Pin prick attack 78 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
134 Muhlenberg legend 75 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
135 Urine-indicator dye 73 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
136 Strawberry quick meth 73 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
137 Internet Privacy Act 71 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
138 Craig Shergold 68 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
139 Sony timer 67 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
140 HMS Friday 65 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
141 Riding with Private Malone 64 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
142 Frank Tower 62 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
143 British royalty and urban legends 61 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
144 John Fare 61 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
145 Baba Harbhajan Singh 58 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
146 New City Village 57 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
147 Romblon Triangle 57 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
148 Otto Titzling 56 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
149 Baby Train 56 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
150 Board of Inland Revenue v Haddock 54 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
151 Winston's Hiccup 53 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
152 Pass by catastrophe 52 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
153 RM-2493 52 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
154 Hippo eats dwarf 52 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
155 Aftermarket fuel economy device 50 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
156 Contaminated currency 46 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
157 Bin Laden sightings in the United States 45 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
158 Chimera House 44 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
159 Kay's Cross 43 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
160 Joseph Patrick O'Malley 41 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
161 Deogen 39 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
162 TV Land: Myths and Legends 38 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
163 The Brown Hand 37 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
164 William Bruce Pitzer 35 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
165 Immigrant benefits urban legend 30 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
166 Hermosa Foundation 21 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
167 Sushi memo 20 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
168 Spunkball 19 Sparkline of topic views for 2 weeks
169 Backmasked messages less than 5 views

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Urban legends perpetrate a type of folklore, endlessly circulated by word of mouth, repeated in news stories and distributed by e-mail.

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