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The Celtic Vedic Connection, Part I
Of all the great ancient cultures perhaps no two share more parallels than those of the Celtic and Vedic peoples. A deep rooted affinity runs between them, what is present in one is mirrored in the other. Myths, Gods, Goddesses, even fairy tales bear a...
Religions >> Druidism
Religions >> Vedic
Shapeshifting in Celtic Myth
The theme of shapeshifting is found in Celtic myth regardless of the specific country one invesigates. Thoughout my studies of Celtic lore I have found that there were very specific reasons or circumstances for shapeshifting. These reasons fall into at least...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
Irish Myth Cycles
The myths and legends of a people are central to it's religion. It is from these stories that we derive our attitudes towards people and nature, and understand our deities. The famous and infamous deeds of a people's past, human and divine, provide a sense of...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
The Twilight of the Celtic Gods
The Milesians, according to myth, were the first Celts to settle in Ireland. This group was named after the eight sons of Mil (some texts say King Milesius); these Gaelic peoples, the myths report, came to Ireland from Spain. Ironically, the first phase of...
Saga of Times Past >> Legend and Prehistory
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish

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Stranger than Fiction: Urban Myths
They invented the phrase urban myth to describe these strange stories, and collected more than 1200 urban myths from all around the world.
To refer to these kinds of stories as urban legend is to be excessively charitable. Apparently Copp has fooled and victimized many.
Urban Legends
verify, and are most often relegated to the category of urban legend or folklore.
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Urban Legends of Michigan Traffic Law. The Traffic Services Section frequently receives questions based on misconceptions or urban legends.

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'No sex' theory is an urban myth, says doctor
The idea was an "urban myth'' and the benefits would be purely psychological, Chris Milne said. His comments follow a failed Telecom campaign to urge rugby fans to abstain from sex during the Rugby World Cup in support of the All Blacks.
'Urban myth' on dog attacks
TASMANIANS cling to an urban myth about dangerous dogs, an expert at the front line of dog control in the state says.
Chinese abortion story: urban myth or gruesome scandal?
by Michael Cook | 20 Aug 2011 | China's Health Ministry is taking the gruesome story of aborted babies ground into powder and used as aphrodisiacs seriously enough to launch an official investigation.
County recycle volume dips slightly; trash continues to tumble
“There's an urban myth that people are burying their garbage – that's a lot of work,” said Alexander. “Show me someone who's burying their garbage, and I'll show you someone who's unstable; and [the smell of] burning is something you cannot hide.
Black & Ginger redeveloping Urban Myth website
Kitchen retailer and manufacturer Urban Myth has tasked Black & Ginger with the delivery of a new concept for its kitchen website.

Suggested Web Resources Urban Legends Reference Pages
The definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors , and misinformation.
Urban legend - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An urban legend, urban myth, urban tale, or contemporary legend, is a form of modern folklore consisting of stories usually believed by their tellers to be true.
Urban Myths, Legends, Hoaxes and Rumors: Debunk Your Life
Debunk your life and find out the truth about urban myths, legends, rumors, scams, hoaxes and fairytales.
Urban Legends
Urban Legends & Superstitions Online
Myths, rumors, scary stories and hoax emails from real life and the internet.

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