Eric Sparague, otherwise known as Lizard Man

Eric Sparague, otherwise known as Lizard Man

The first exhibit is of Eric Sparague, otherwise known as Lizard Man. Described as ‘the world’s most unusual man’, the waxwork details his transformation from regular human to the worlds only Lizard Man. His skin is covered in green scales, a result of no less than 1000 hours of tattooing over a ten year period. […] more

Wax model of J.T. Taylors, a ‘girner’

Wax model of J.T. Taylors, a ‘girner’

The second exhibit joining the promenade attraction is a wax model of J.T. Taylors, a ‘girner’. For those not in the know, girning is the act of extending your bottom lip and being able to completely cover your nose. more

MINI MOTOR JOINS MEGA MUSEUM

MINI MOTOR JOINS MEGA MUSEUM

Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum has long attracted weird and wonderful artefacts from around the world, displayed across two floors of exhibits and interactive displays. The museum of oddities now boasts a brand new display in the form of a Peel Trident – the world’s smallest production car! more

Shrunken Heads

Shrunken Heads

A shrunken head is a severed and specially prepared human head that is used for trophy, ritual, or trade purposes. Come see a genuine one! more

West African Hate God

West African Hate God

In Africa, witch doctors use voodoo paraphernalia like this “kondes” to hex their enemies.Every nail driven into this wooden “hate” god represents a prayer that hard luck or even a painful death will fall upon a rival! more

Padaung Women of Burma

Padaung Women of Burma

The heavy weight of the brass rings doesn’t stretch the neck, it compresses the body, and if they removed them the head would collapse. more

Legendary Fertility Statue

Legendary Fertility Statue

The Fertility Statue has been on display for over four years and so far we have had over 1,000 confirmed pregnancies. Come and try for yourself, one touch and you could be lucky! more

Believe It or Not!

Believe It or Not!

A New York man who grew to an amazing 1400+lbs eating a daily diet of 2 boxes of sausages, 1 pound of bacon, 12 eggs and a loaf of bread for breakfast. 4 Big Macs, 4 cheeseburgers, and 8 large fries for lunch. 3 ham steaks or 2 chickens, 4 baked potatoes, 4 sweet potatoes, […] more

Animal Oddities

Animal Oddities

Farmer Paul Springer of Texas first discovered these strange creatures when one was born on his farm.  The first calf that was born onto his farm was called Baldaguard, when he passed on Paul had him preserved and donated him to Ripley’s®. more

  • Eric Sparague, otherwise known as Lizard Man
  • Wax model of J.T. Taylors, a ‘girner’
  • MINI MOTOR JOINS MEGA MUSEUM
  • Shrunken Heads
  • West African Hate God
  • Padaung Women of Burma
  • Legendary Fertility Statue
  • Believe It or Not!
  • Animal Oddities

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Powdered Alcohol: Just Add Water

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Top 11 Blogs About Planet Earth

Top 11 Blogs About Planet Earth

Happy Earth Day! To celebrate our beautiful blue planet, we are highlighting the top 10 blogs about a little place we call Earth. How can a river be underwater? From land, Angelita looks like any an ordinary swimming hole. It’s not until you dive almost 100 feet that the underwater river becomes exposed. Angelita is […]

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Glow-In-The-Dark Highways (Video!)

Glow-In-The-Dark Highways (Video!)

Header Image: Remko De Waal EPA/Landov Smart Highway The Netherlands are testing out a “Smart Highway.” About .3 miles of road have been painted with photoluminescent paint. The paint “absorbs light” or “charges” during the day and then emits a soft green light at night. The goal is to make highways safer and to develop […]

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Would You Live in a Apartment the Size of a Parking Space?

Would You Live in a Apartment the Size of a Parking Space?

SCADpad – For the Crowded City Future SCADpad, the latest project by the Savannah College of Art and Design asked students, faculty, and alumni to create a livable space that is the size of a parking space! This is what came of it. These little spaces are a mere 16 feet long by 8 feet […]

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The Weirdest Easters

The Weirdest Easters

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