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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!

Human Leather?

Human Leather?

Leather, there isn’t a whole lot to it, is there? Sure, it’s a bit of a luxury and tends to be on the more expensive side, but it has been with us for centuries, and it just seems to be a part of our lives as humans.  Our predecessors, i.e. […]
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You Will Never Look At Worms the Same Way Again

You Will Never Look At Worms the Same Way Again

Creepy Crawlies Alexander Semenov is a real Renaissance Man. He has a degree in Zoology, is the Chief Diver for the White Sea Biological Station, and takes pretty kick butt underwater pictures of sea creatures. His latest series, Dark Matter, captures marine species that are rarely seen. Some animals are […]
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Millie Brown: Vomit Artist

Millie Brown: Vomit Artist

In case you haven’t heard… Lady Gaga was purposefully vomited on during her concert at  South by Southwest. It was part of an overall show that started with Gaga being “roasted” on a spit as if she were a pig while her dancers basted her with BBQ sauce. Soon after […]
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Awesome Snowflake Time Lapses

Awesome Snowflake Time Lapses

How does a snowflake form? Fimlmaker Vyacheslav Ivanov filmed enchanting macro videos of snowflakes forming. The effect is ethereal, stunning, and completely hooking. We made some snowflakes GIFs from the video. Enjoy.
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Desert Breath: Art you can see from space! (VIDEO)

Desert Breath: Art you can see from space! (VIDEO)

Desert Breath The art piece that was finished in March 1997—17 years ago— not only still stands barely touched but can still be seen from space as clearly as the day it was finished.
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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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Completely Awesome!

Completely Awesome!

As much weird as we could fit in 384 pages! Our latest in the Curiosities Series, Completely Awesome, gives you the weirdest, coolest, and of course most awesome stories from around the world
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The Deadliest Animal on Earth!

The Deadliest Animal on Earth!

Have you ever wondered which animal is responsible for killing the most people? Perhaps a shark?  Maybe some type of snake or spider? Or maybe some sort of large land mammal like a grizzly bear or a lion? If you were thinking along those lines, then I’m sorry to disappoint, […]
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The Solar System on Your Wrist (Video!)

The Solar System on Your Wrist (Video!)

‪Van Cleef & Arpels Complication Poétique Midnight Planétarium‬ Midnight Planetarium Wrist Watch Video Below! Sure your watch tells the time and date of EARTH but how simple and unnecessary is that?
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This Tuesday on Syfy: Watch Ripley's on 'Carvers'

This Tuesday on Syfy: Watch Ripley’s on ‘Carvers’

Ripley’s to be featured this Tuesday on Syfy’s ‘Carvers’
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