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!”
Xiong Gaowu, a barber in the Chinese city of Chengdu, is one of the few barbers still practicing the age-old art of eyeball shaving!
The Protivin Brewery in the Czech Republic uses crayfish to check the purity of water used in their beer production!
Marilyn Monroe used five different shades of lip color to create her signature red hue.
David Adams of Key Biscayne, Florida, found an iguana in his toilet after it crawled up through the pipes!
To preserve the art, company Save My Ink cuts and preserves the tattoos of the dead!
Curveballs are difficult to hit because of an optical illusion created by peripheral vision!
A grizzly bear’s bite can crush a bowling ball!
Neptune has completed only one orbit of the Sun – one Neptune year – since it was first discovered in 1846!
Fish are older than trees – by 100 million years!
The top 200 feet of the Empire State Building was originally intended to be used as a zeppelin dock!