urban legends are spread to spook people, some are misunderstood facts
and some are just made up for fun. Regardless, they are spread far and
wide, changing slightly with every recital.
before the internet was everywhere, rumours would make their way around
the world through word of mouth alone, with no-one quite knowing where
they came from. Most of these legends get debunked quite quickly, or are too ridiculous to believe in the first place. A partially
crazy rumour came in the early days of mobile phones. There were claims
that if you called the emergency services, your phone battery would
charge itself. Of course, that isn't possible, but there are some rumours that appear far more plausible.
of ghosts, frozen celebrities and complete misunderstandings of basic
human anatomy persist and are still believed to this day. They can even
influence people's decisions, despite being debunked. For instance, how
many have accidentally swallowed gum and felt that overwhelming rush of
Rest assured, if you believed any of these rumours, you're not alone. No matter how dumb they are.