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The scariest legends around the world

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There is a legend in Japan and China about a girl called Kuchisake-Onna, also known as the slit-mouthed woman. Some say that she was a samurai's wife. One day, she cheated on her husband with a ...

Domain: Culture; Category: Popular culture

This lesser-known legend tells us of a Greek soldier who, after WWII, was returning home to marry his fiancee. Unfortunately for him, he was captured by fellow Greeks who had hostile political ...

Domain: Culture; Category: General culture

Although several variations exist, the basic story tells of a beautiful woman by the name of Maria who drowns her children in order to be with the man that she loved. The man would not have her, ...

Domain: Culture; Category: Popular culture

In legend, a banshee is a fairy woman who begins to wail if someone is about to die. In Scottish Gaelic mythology, she is known as the bean sìth or bean nighe and is seen washing the bloodstained ...

Domain: Culture; Category: Popular culture

Back in the 1930s or 1940s, a school bus full of children was making its way down the road and toward the intersection when it stalled on the railroad tracks. A speeding train smashed into the bus, ...

Domain: Culture; Category: General culture

A babysitter taking care of two small children called their parents late in the evening to ask for permission to cover up the life-size clown statue in the corner of the family room. "It's ...

Domain: Culture; Category: General culture

This legend takes place in the Peninsular Highway that goes from Los Cabos (Mexico) to California (USA) this highway is well known for the amount of cargo trucks that transit every year. It says ...

Domain: Culture; Category: General culture

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