urban legend

  • Origins of Walt Disney is Frozen Urban Legend
    Origins of Walt Disney is Frozen Urban Legend

    One of the enduring urban legends surrounding Walt Disney was that after he died from lung cancer in 1966 his body (just his head in some versions) was cryogenically preserved so that future generations could enjoy his genius once the technology to reanimate the dead has been perfected. The story…

  • Swan and Dolphin Hotels, Urban Legend Explained
    Swan and Dolphin Hotels, Urban Legend Explained

    In a great piece of history telling, Yesterland dives into the urban myth that the iconic sculptures for the Swan and Dolphin hotels were accidentally incorrectly placed by the construction helicopter during construction leading to a forced name change for each hotel. After all, why would the Dolphin Fish be…

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