Finnish people were believed to be able to control weather. This resulted in reluctance to accept Finnish Sailors aboard ships from the Vikings all the way until the 1900s.
Several ancient cultures believed in the existence of a race of dog headed men called “Cynocephali”.
Tibetan mythology has zombies (ro-lang) and Western zombie-narratives depict them very similarly.
Cats in the US are said to have 9 lives whereas in Germany and southern Europe they only have 7 lives…while the poor cats in Arabian countries are even only said to have 6 lives.
There exists a sword, a jewel, and a mirror that are all over 1,000 years old and extremely sacred to Japan. They are so important that their locations are theorized but unconfirmed and their last sighting was in 1993 during Emperor Akihito’s enthronement but were also covered in packages.
Scientific evidence confirms Australian Aboriginal’s oral history myths about the formation of their land’s geography from up to 12,000 years ago.
In Hawaiian mythology the goddess Kapo has a detachable flying vagina which she once used as a decoy to save her sister Pele from being raped.
Morphine was named after Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams.