Believe It or Not!
Strange Places & Customs

Strange Places & Customs

Travel with Ripley’s to learn more about strange places and customs. They eat what? They use that for what purpose? How in the world do you even wear that thing? Is that really her lip wrapped around that wood plank? Come with us to the farthest reaches of the world. Believe It or Not! you won’t even need to visit a TSA checkpoint!

Cardboard Box Office

Cardboard Box Office

Movie Magic
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Knife Throwing Mama

Knife Throwing Mama

Don’t Flinch! Louella Gallagher was not your average 1950s mother.
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Giraffe Manor

Giraffe Manor

Bringing the Safari to the Hotel Giraffe Manor is an iconic hotel and landmark in Nairobi. Giraffe Manor is just like your everyday luxury hotel: you have decadent suites, amazing amenities, tons of excursion packages, and oh yea, GIRAFFES! The Manor was built in the 1930′s. In the 1970′s the […]
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Magic Restroom

Magic Restroom

One Question: WHY?!?!? The Magic Restroom Cafe became America’s first bathroom-themed eatery earlier this month. While I love a good theme restaurant, bathroom-themed is one I could have lived without. Toilet-themed restaurants seem to be cropping up all over the world. Taipei has their own Modern Toilet Restaurant. Seating throughout […]
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Flower Power Parade

Flower Power Parade

It’s that time of year again… Last year we blogged about the annual Bloemencorso Flower Parade that takes place in Zundert, Netherlands. We love this giant parade so much, we are bringing you the biggest and best from this year too! The first Sunday of September is a special day in […]
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The Science of the Three Gorges Dam

The Science of the Three Gorges Dam

Let’s Get Hydroelectric China’s Three Gorges Dam is the world’s largest hydroelectric station.  It is a structure that stands as a testament to the tenacity of human ingenuity.  First envisioned in 1919 and finally completed in 2012, the dam spans the Yangtze River and measures 2.3 kilometers (1.4 miles) long […]
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How can a river be underwater?

How can a river be underwater?

Mysterious Underwater River Anatoly Beloshchin is a photographer with a passion for diving. He traveled to the Yucatan in Mexico for a dive photo shoot. What he discovered was unbelievable! Cenote “Angelita”
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Landfill Harmonic

Landfill Harmonic

Garbage Band There is a town in Paraguay that is built on top of a landfill. The residents of Cateurab not only live among the garbage, the garbage is their livelihood.
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Wine Spa

Wine Spa

Red Red Wine I’ve heard of drowning yourself in a bottle of wine, but Hakone Kowakien Yunessun Hot Springs Amusement Park & Spa Resort takes that notion quite literally! The Spa/Amusement Park has converted one of their pools into a red wine spa. The bathers not only get to soak […]
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Man struck by lightning 4 times buries himself alive for safety

Man struck by lightning 4 times buries himself alive for safety

Fourth time is a charm Alexander Mandón has  been struck by lightening not once, twice, three, but FOUR TIMES! Not only has he been struck by lightening four times, but he was struck by lightening four times in the past 6 MONTHS!
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