Believe It or Not!
Incredible Feats

Incredible Feats

Meet the amazing people who do astonishing things, from sideshows to spectacular daredevilry. Extreme physical feats and inhuman capabilities.
If you love sword swallowing, nails up the nose, and drills to the head, then this is where you want to be.

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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The Science of Free Diving

The Science of Free Diving

30, 40, maybe 60 seconds?
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Real Life Bat Man: A Blind Man Who Uses Echolocation!

Real Life Bat Man: A Blind Man Who Uses Echolocation!

We’re not talking about the superhero Batman, with all his high tech gear and incessant need to battle evil. Although this man could be seen as a hero, he is quite different from Bruce Wayne. His name is Daniel Kish, a man who became blind as an infant and taught […]
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Scenes From World Sword Swallower's Day

Scenes From World Sword Swallower’s Day

Ripley’s has had the honor of co-sponsoring World Sword Swallower’s Day for the past 9 years! We held our annual event last Saturday, February 22 and it was one of our most successful events to date!
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5 Things you didn't know about Sword Swallowing

5 Things you didn’t know about Sword Swallowing

2.22 at 2:22:14 PM Every year Sword Swallowers from around the globe meet at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditoriums for a Simultaneous Sword Swallow! Join us this Saturday for a FREE SHOW! Simultaneous Sword Swallow takes place at 2:22:14 PM local time.
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Who Were the Amazing Ross Sisters?

Who Were the Amazing Ross Sisters?

The Texas Trio Who were the Ross Sisters and what made them so amazing?
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Urban Skiing—Skiing in Detroit

Urban Skiing—Skiing in Detroit

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Ripley's is on the Steve Harvey Show!

Ripley’s is on the Steve Harvey Show!

In case you missed it… Wednesday we were featured on the Steve Harvey Show!
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Cyclist Rides 210 Miles Backwards

Cyclist Rides 210 Miles Backwards

Backpedaling for Charity Australian Andrew Hellinga recently set a new record after riding his bicycle for 337km (210 miles) backwards in a 24 hour challenge to raise money for the poverty-stricken children of Zambia.
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Super Mario Bros. Parkour

Super Mario Bros. Parkour

Freerunning If you are not familiar with parkour, you should be. It’s basically ninja-style gymnastics on an obstacle course.
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