Ripley’s daily fun facts cartoon was started in 1918 by Robert Ripley. The cartoon contains stories so bizarre it can only be called “Believe It or Not!”
There is gold in human blood!
In 2014, an Italian priest installed a signal jammer in his church to prevent cell phone interruptions!
At Cerro Negro in Nicaragua, thrill-seekers can surf down the side of an active volcano!
During WWII, Hawaii had its own U.S. banknotes.
Former NASA engineer Mark Rober built a giant Super Soaker capable of shooting water at 272 MPH, shattering glass and cutting watermelons!
Arctic foxes don’t shiver until temperatures reach below -90° F!
The bald eagle screech used in films and on TV is actually a red-tailed hawk!
In the early 20th century, hatpins – some several inches long – were used as weapons by unaccompanied women!
The Miami Hurricanes hold the longest post-season streak in any NCAA sport – 44 years!
After applying mascara, Audrey Hepburn’s makeup artist Alberto De Rossi would separate each lash – one by one -with a safety pin!