According to a Hawaiian creation myth, our universe was created from the wreckage of a previous universe, with the only survivors being octopuses.
Superabundance is the belief, that no matter how many natural resources humanity uses, the planet will continuously replenish the supply. This, actually is the myth.
The Wemale people have an origin myth about a girl who poops out valuable objects such as coral, knives and gongs.
The myth that the Great Wall of China can be seen from space originated in 1754.
Scholars believe that pirate treasure is a big fat myth. Because pirates led short lives (due to their dangerous occupation), they would usually spend up large when they looted ships – leaving them with very little to spend later (because later probably wouldn’t come). Consequently, treasure maps with “X marks the spot” are most likely all frauds.