Fan death. Fan death is an urban legend that originated in South Korea, where people believe that if they leave an electric fan running overnight in a closed room, they might die (by suffocation, poisoning, or hypothermia). It's very... :O See also Penis panic (Genital Retraction Syndrome). As for why we were looking this up, Richard is currently reading the book The Meaning of Tingo (and other extraordinary words from around the world), and found the word "koro". He didn't believe that people could believe their genitals could just disappear, so I googled it, and found the Wikipedia entry.
For the artists and those who enjoy art: Peter Callesen - papercut art. Today's link of the day on User Friendly. My fingers are far too fat & clumsy for me to be able to ever do anything this intricate - it's truly impressive!