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Weird True Facts (WTF! Blog)

Weird True Facts (WTF! Blog)

Welcome to Ripley’s Weird True Facts!, the place online where you can get your Daily Dose of Weird. Following Ripley’s 90 year old tradition of bringing people the odd, bizarre and unusual from around the world, Weird True Facts! features daily stories that are unbelievably weird but undeniably true!

The Weirdest Easters

The Weirdest Easters

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Bring us your Bizarre!

Bring us your Bizarre!

Join Edward Meyer, VP Exhibits & Archives at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Panama City Beach, Florida on April 25th & 26th for the Bizarre Buying Bazaar! Ripley’s is touring the land searching for the best bizarre items. Search your attics, homes, garages, cars, and collections to see if you […]
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24 Spectacular Images of the Salty Sivash Lagoons

24 Spectacular Images of the Salty Sivash Lagoons

The Rotten Sea Just south of Ukraine, between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, is the Crimean Peninsula. Separating the Crimean Peninsula from the mainland is a very unique system of lagoons and swamps called the Sivash Lagoons.
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Mmm Mmm Bugs

Mmm Mmm Bugs

4 Delicious Bug Dishes Interesting Foods has long been a staple of our annual Ripley’s Believe It or Not! books. Inside this delectable chapter are always a few bug noshes to stir your hunger. Here are 4 delicious bug dishes from our latest book, Dare to Look! Bug Pizza Taiwanese […]
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What Is It Like to Hallucinate?

What Is It Like to Hallucinate?

Sensory Deprivation & R.E.S.T Perhaps you think that hallucinations only occur due to the effects of drugs or because of mental illness. As it turns out, there are a few other scenarios that could spark a hallucination in a person’s mind. One of those is sensory deprivation. It’s noisy out […]
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Every Day This Week Can Be Written The Same Forwards & Backwards

Every Day This Week Can Be Written The Same Forwards & Backwards

Calendar Palindrome If you write the date in a 5-digit month/day/year format, this entire week can be written the same forwards and backwards! Mind Blown? Then be prepared to have your mind blown ALL THE TIME! Not that Rare There are palindromes all over the place! Just pick your flavor. […]
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Jellyfish in Space!

Jellyfish in Space!

Extraterrestrials
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Reality Shock!

Reality Shock!

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29 Of The Most Spectacular Frogs You Have Ever Seen

29 Of The Most Spectacular Frogs You Have Ever Seen

Ribbit Ribbit If you live in North America, bullfrogs are a common sight. They are green and brown, and live in freshwater ponds and marshes… aka, swamps. They are not what most people would call majestic creatures. However, there is a whole other world of frogs that are stunningly jaw […]
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Man Survives Chainsaw To The Neck! (VIDEO)

Man Survives Chainsaw To The Neck! (VIDEO)

Incredible Survival Story! James Valentine is a 21-year-old tree trimmer from Pittsburgh. He was trimming a tree last Monday when somehow his chainsaw kicked back and became imbedded in his neck. James was trimming at an awkward angle in order to not hit nearby power lines. Valentine’s coworker helped him […]
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