This is a selection of legends from the Urban Legends Reference Pages that I think can inspire interesting or funny stories. If you think I left out one that you really, really, really want for your story, just tell me about it.

Listing 10 results for search category = science ordered by legend number

# Legend Category Edition Used
91 Men think about sex every seven seconds. Science: Stats 1 No
102 FAA instructs British train engineers in the proper use of a chicken cannon. Science 1 No
103 Scientists are predicting that the sun will explode in less than six years. Science 1 No
104 A planet-dissolving dust cloud will wipe out the solar system in 2014. Science 1 No
227 A blind girl "saw" the flash of the first atomic bomb test. Science 2 No
228 The average person swallows eight spiders per year. Science: Stats 2 No
229 A study undertaken by the World Health Organization concluded that natural blondes are likely to be extinct within 200 years. Science: Stats 2 No
230 Sneezing seven times in a row is the same as an orgasm. Science: Stats 2 No
231 It takes more muscles to frown than it does to smile. Science 2 No
232 Pouring salt water into their coin slots will induce vending machines to dispense free product. Science 2 No