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!”
Symbolizing the ascension of the deceased’s soul, Tibetan sky burials involve placing a corpse on a mountain to be consumed by birds of prey.
Jim Fixx, the man credited with boasting the benefits of jogging, died of a heart attack while jogging.
P.T. Barnum promoted “Baby Shows,” in which babies were cuddled and judged on their beauty.
A 10-year-old girl freed her leg from the jaws of a nearly 9-foot-long alligator in Orlando, Florida’s, Lake Mary Jane on May 6, 2017.
In Japan, elderly drivers are offered incentives such as discounted funerals if they surrender their license.
The upper 39 percent of Dubai’s Burj Al Arab Hotel is uninhabitable space!
Despite common misconceptions, medieval plate armor was quite flexible and versatile, typically composed of overlapping small pieces to increase movement.
Kevlar, a synthetic fiber, has more than 200 technological applications!
In Foshan, China, there is a seven-story church shaped like a giant violin!
In Colma, California, the dead outnumber the living by almost 1,000 to one!