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The scariest legends around the world

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Tiyanak or impakto, a mythical creature in the Philippine Mythology, are babies who died before receiving baptism rites. After death, they go to a place known as Limbo, a chamber of Hell where ...

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

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

As the story goes, once there was a girl in Scotland who hated life and everyone so much that she committed suicide. Her family discovered her death and then over the course of the next few days they ...

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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

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

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

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