Today, the world is obviously embracing the great technological innovations. These great technological innovations are the main reason of the advent of the internet. However, there are many internet legends circulating in the entire world nowadays, and 10 of them are the following:
10. Cancer Can Be Caused By Tampons
A few years in the past, there was a report that circulated on the web that 56 women because of the tampons or sanitary napkins they used, which contained carcinogenic chemicals. However, there were no proofs being recorded about it.
9. Oreo Cookies Can Be Addictive
The world famous Oreo cookies were once the subjects of discussions in online forums. There were people that said that they contain an addictive substance known as cocaine, but there were no evidences to prove it right.
8. Party Mehndi Cone Caused Some Skin Diseases
Party Mehndi Cone is a kind of ink used in henna tattooing. There was once a report circulated in the internet that a woman acquired skin infection because of applying such on her skin. It may be true, but there was no vivid proof that may support the claim, so it was considered to be an internet legend.
7. HIV-Spreading Needles
USA had once shaken by hearsay that there were some HIV-spreading needles placed in several US states that cause some people to be infected by HIV. In Virginia, it was said that HIV-spreading needles were placed in pay-phone booths. In Dallas, the needles were placed in movie theater seats, and in gasoline stations in Florida.
6. Giant Squid Were Found
Several years in the past, there were reports that said that giant squids were found in a certain place in the world. Their gigantism was said to be caused by radioactive-related activities in that took place in a nuclear power plant that can be found in Japan.