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Inside Ripley’s Books

Inside Ripley’s Books

Ripley Publishing has a huge collection of amazing books packed with every conceivable item within the universe of Believe It or Not!. Our fabulous annuals have hundreds of pages in multiple categories of the odd and incredible. Always new, always weird and 100% true. Dive inside our books, including previews into our latest book Strikingly True!, and get online exclusive prices when you buy any Ripley title.

Women-prenuers galore review

Women-prenuers galore review

Well it’s with great excitement, that I’m reviewing once again another Ripley’s Believe It or Not. This one is titled: Download the Weird. I’m a huge fan of the Ripley’s Believe It or Not books. It’s titled this way because you can download their free app, and get exclusive access […]
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LIGHT PAINTINGS

LIGHT PAINTINGS

Scary Skeletons with brightly illuminated bones rising menacingly up through the trees make the snow-covered woods of Finland seem really spooky. These light-painting photographs are the work of Helsinki artist Janne Parviainen who creates them by using different light sources during varying exposure times, ranging from a few seconds to […]
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KNIT WIT

KNIT WIT

Brooklyn-based, Polish-born artist Olek spends hundreds of hours covering cars and even people in crochet. In 2010, she wrapped Wall Street’s famous Charging Bull sculpture in crochet. In her most ambitious project yet, she has created an entire crocheted living environment. She covered the floors, walls and all of the […]
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Livin' The Mommy Life Review

Livin’ The Mommy Life Review

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Download The Weird is a nice big hardcover book filled with unbelievable stories from around the world. What’s extra cool about this book is readers can actually download the weird! The new Ripley’s Believe It or Not! app allows hidden content in the book to […]
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Hair Dress

Hair Dress

Dress designer Thelma Madine and hiar stylist Ryan Edwards, both from Liverpool, England, teamed up to create a dress made from 820 ft (250 m) of human hair. It took 300 hours to make, weighs 209 lb (95 kg) and uses hair extensions containing more than 10,000 individual hair wefts. […]
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Evelyn's

Evelyn’s

Dressed identically in connected garments, musical duo Evelyn Evelyn look like conjoined sisters-but in fact they are played by Amanda Palmer and Jason Webley. They even invented a fictional backstory to their characters, claiming that Eva and Lyn Neville were born as conjoined twins on a Kansas farm, sharing between […]
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Simple Wyrdings Review

Simple Wyrdings Review

Want To See Something Really Weird? Than all you need to do is check out the new Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Download the Weird. This is the ninth book in their popular annual series. It is a really big book with lots of big pages. It even has some […]
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Peeps Dress

Peeps Dress

YOUR UPLOADS: Tiffany Tezna, from Virgina, and her best friend sent us this picture of stylish and vibrant bridesmaid dress that they designed and constructed from Marshmallow Peeps candy. Download The Weird features incredible people such as The Odd Couple and their incredibly crazy stunts, a special pull-out section about […]
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Encyclopedia Gigantica

Encyclopedia Gigantica

Connecticut-based British designer Rob Matthews had a novel idea to highlight how much we rely on cyberspace for information–he published a book made from hundreds of articles from the popular Wikipedia website, and it’s 19 in (48 cm) thick. Incredibly, Rob used only 437 articles from the site, just 0.002 […]
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Houston Press Review

Houston Press Review

The newest edition of Download the Weird, the new book from Ripley’s Believe It or Not! does not overlook Houston. Of course. Included in this “annual collection of bizarre, fun and totally true stories from around the world,” is the subject of our own cover story Natalie Irish, the artist […]
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