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Southern myths

Do Giant Catfish Really Exist?

Everybody’s heard tales of monster whiskerfish lurking in the deep, dark waters of Southern lakes and rivers. We take a dive in search of the truth

Southern Myths

Will Drinking Moonshine Make You Go Blind?

Drink enough, and you’ll see stars, for sure. But can homemade hooch cause permanent vision damage? We consulted the experts to find out

Southern Myths

Do Cougars Roam the Smoky Mountains?

Conventional wisdom declared the big cats extinct long ago. But a number of recent sightings in Tennessee reveals they may be returning—or never left