Last week we discussed the organ snatcher urban legend and how it's been proven to be true. Today's urban legend is another true one that comes from more modern times. The story is that parents hear something evil coming from baby's room, like "I want to see what your insides look like!" Okay, that's from Scream, but the idea is that there's some creepy psycho's voice coming in through the baby monitor.
A new documentary titled "Unacknowledged," directed by Michael Mazzola, alleges that Marilyn Monroe was about to go public with her knowledge of the truth about UFOs, and that she was killed to prevent this from happening. The documentary follows Dr. Steven Greer, who believes that the United States government has been covering up knowledge of the existence of UFOs for decades.
The thing about urban legends is that there is often some truth to the stories, even if it's a teeny, tiny piece of evidence. When it comes to the famous story about tourists waking up missing their organs, however, there is some truth to the tale. No, there haven't been any proven rings of organ smugglers just yet, but there has been at least one account of people having their organs stolen.
La Lechuza is a horrifying monster native to northern Mexico and southern California and Texas. Many Latinx people have been warned by their abuelas to avoid La Lechuza, who hunts at night and brings instant death to anyone unwise or unlucky enough to encounter her.
This may be the freakiest story you hear all day.
People have been marveling over the "sailing stones" of Death Valley's Racetrack Playa for decades. The playa is a broad, flat stretch of sand which bakes in the harsh desert sunlight, and frequently gets down below freezing at night.
In the 1950s, an Italian painter named Giovanni Bragolin created a series of maudlin paintings of tearful little boys. The boys were staring directly ahead, which made them appear to be looking straight into the eyes of whoever viewed the painting, and created the "it's eyes are following me" effect.