urban-legends

Deflating the Urban Legend of Mr. Belvedere Sitting on His Balls

Thirty years after its finale, ‘Mr. Belvedere’ — and this legendary testicular mishap — has become part of internet lore and even slang. Is any of it true?

The Sexy Sci-Fi Origins of the Chupacabra Legend

Just how did a hot, half-naked alien end up killing livestock in Puerto Rico? Here’s the likely truth about the vampiric, sheep-mutilating chupacabra

Does the Vagina Dentata Myth Actually Have Teeth?

Everyone knows toothed vaginas aren’t real — not that it’s stopped some people from trying to make them happen anyway

The True Story Behind Adidas’ ‘All Day I Dream About Sex’ (And Other Bogus Brand Acronyms)

Adidas has been dreaming about sex for over 40 years, Fords have been ‘Fixed Or Repaired Daily’ for 60. Even Spam has a backronym, dating from WWII. But are any of them real?