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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!

Say Hello to Harvey Dent: The Two-Faced Kitten

Say Hello to Harvey Dent: The Two-Faced Kitten

If cats are believed to have nine lives, how many lives could a cat with two faces have? Appropriately named Harvey Dent after the two-faced character in the Batman Series, this adorable little kitten was recently born healthy in the Port Charlotte, FL home of Nash Hand and his wife […]
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Mother's Love - A True Life Preserver

Mother’s Love – A True Life Preserver

Summer of 1942 was without a doubt one to remember in the life of young nineteen year old signalman 3rd class Elgin Staples. Stationed on the USS Astoria, this US Cruiser was the first to engage the Japanese during the battle of Savo Island – an entire night of action […]
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World’s Largest Ball of Chewed Gum

World’s Largest Ball of Chewed Gum

Not Your Ordinary Giant Ball of Gum After 6 years, Barry Chappell has created something that truly needs to be seen to be believed. Weighing in at 175 pounds and measuring 62” in circumference, Chappell has sculpted a giant ball made entirely of chewed Nicorette gum. How Do You End […]
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Pub On Demand: An Inflatable Invention You Can Drink To

Pub On Demand: An Inflatable Invention You Can Drink To

It’s kind of like a party bounce house for adults – the first inflatable pub! The pub is erected by using 2 small air blowers and metal stanchions for support in about 2 hours. This traveling tavern can hold up to 30 visitors at a time. English designer Andi Francis […]
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Matchstick Marvels

Matchstick Marvels

One of a Kind Patrick Acton of Gladbrook, Iowa, is the world’s best matchstick model maker. His works , everything from Paul Revere on horseback to Christopher Columbus’ Santa Maria, to this scale model of Hogwarts School of Wizardry, can be seen in a number of Ripley’s Believe It or […]
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Climb Aboard the Longest Motorbike In the World

Climb Aboard the Longest Motorbike In the World

Colin Furze, A plumber from Linconshire, UK has set the world-record for the longest motorbike ever made. Spanning 72ft in length and seating 25, it’s truly unbelievable that this 125cc Moped can travel in upwards of 35mph. Built in his mother’s back garden, Furze spent about 2 months putting together […]
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Stronger than a Speeding Locomotive

Stronger than a Speeding Locomotive

Born in Santiago, Chile, Daniela Garcia was a promising 22 year-old medical student that was about 1 month away from finishing her studies in one of Chile’s toughest medical schools. Following in the footsteps of her parents, both of which were doctors, she was well on her way until her […]
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Til Death Do Us Part, Now Cut Your Finger Off

Til Death Do Us Part, Now Cut Your Finger Off

The indigenous tribe of the Danis inhabit the fertile lands of the Baliem Valley in West Papua, New Guinea. As one of the most decorative and well-known tribes in West Papua, they’re also given credit for an unusual and gruesome ritual involving amputation. As a way of displaying their grief […]
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A New Way to Lose your Wedding Ring

A New Way to Lose your Wedding Ring

After sixteen long years of searching in and out of their kitchen, Swedish couple Lena and Ola Paahlsson who had given up hope finally found their long lost diamond wedding ring in the most unlikely of places. Lena was working in her garden when she noticed a carrot that had […]
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The Pen is Mightier than the Stomach

The Pen is Mightier than the Stomach

An unidentified 76-year-old woman had a pen stuck inside her stomach for the past 25 years, according to a report in the British Medical Journal. Doctors at a hospital in Exeter found the pen on a CT scan when the patient came to the hospital complaining of weight loss and […]
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