It's just kind of unfathomable, folk actually believed in vampires? And dragons?
The myth about vampires had to do with certain parts of the body seeming to grow after death, I think. That and Vladimir Putin aging backwards and apparently being seen in history before.
Dragon tales are quite the interesting specimen. Some legends have separate hearths, meaning isolated countries conjured up the idea themselves. In other instances we can point the finger of blame at trade. Legends of dragons are seen in Europe, Asia, and even in Africa, but they are not as apparent or well known for being in Australia and the Americas. It's very fascinating.