Before You Forward that Scare Message about some Virus doing Irreparable Damage to Your PC or some Nut Doing Something Weird to You, Check it out!

Toxin du jour
Lots and lots of hoaxes and legends are categorized - Humor, Travel
, Movies, Sex, Pregnancy and much more  (some make really fun reading) at  Urban Legends Reference Pages.  This site has a keyword search so is usually my first choice.


About.com
screens its suggested links thoroughly
SmilePop
When you get a hoax send this fun Flash  too.
The AFU and Urban legend Archive from alt.folklore.urban has them list in topcis.
McAfee, the maker of anti-virus software has a list of Hoaxes that are making the rounds, getting folks upset and cogging email in boxes.  Before you forward on, Check it out with them 1st. While you're there, scan your disk for free. CIAC Hoax Pages is part of the Dept of Energy.  This site describes hoaxes and chain letters and how to recognize hoaxes, what to do about them, and some of the history of hoaxes on the Internet. Don't Spread That Hoax! Nonprofit.net does a good job of cataloging hoaxes

VMyths
explains some stuff and indexes Hoaxes A to Z.
All about myths, the hoaxes, the urban legends, and the implications if you believe in them. A list of virus hoaxes from A to Z. All about myths, the hoaxes, the urban legends, and the implications if you believe in them. A list of virus hoaxes from A to Z.
Editorial Eye has very readable artcles on writing and the Intrnet as a gret media for publishing Editorial Eye has very readable articles on writing and the Internet as a great media for publishing.   Start with this one on hoaxes which has good links too. CIAC (not the CIA, but it has a good list of Hoaxes, Viruses etc This is the CIAC (not the CIA, but it has a good list of Hoaxes, Viruses, etc.
Urban Legends Urban Legends The reason this web site exists is to learn about the myths, the hoaxes, the urban legends, and the implications if you believe in them. You can also see a list of virus hoaxes from A to Z.Learn about the myths, the hoaxes, the urban legends, and the implications if you believe in them. You can also see a list of virus hoaxes from A to Z.

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