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Inside Ripley’s World

Inside Ripley’s World

We pull the curtain back a little to give you a glimpse inside the world of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! You get a front row seat to all the new exhibits that come in to our warehouse before they even get to a museum, walk inside the F/X department to see how wax figures some to life, or take a peek inside Ripley’s awesome books!

Beam!

Beam!

An all new book for Ripley’s, Unbelievable Stories For Guys is coming out in time for Father’s Day. This spread comes from Chapter 10: Digital & Electronic The vomit beam creates that sense of motion sickness with radio frequency electromagnetic waves. The weapon is able to work through walls because […]
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Tsunami Bombs and Bear Blasting

Tsunami Bombs and Bear Blasting

An all new book for Ripley’s, Unbelievable Stories For Guys is coming out in time for Father’s Day. This spread comes from Chapter 7: Natural World Now, I know what you’re thinking. How does a bear’s tappen smell? Sure, that’s what everybody’s thinking. Right? Anyway, it apparently carries a “light […]
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In Lizard Color

In Lizard Color

The latest book in our Curioddities series is out this week. Here’s a preview of the book, Simply Shocking. The Lizardman, also known as Erik Sprague from Austin, Texas, is one of the most iconic individuals featured in Ripley’s Believe it or Not! A performance artist who has spent years […]
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Mega Burger

Mega Burger

The latest book in our Curioddities series is out this week. Here’s a preview of the book, Simply Shocking. Brad Sciullo of Uniontown, Pennsylvania, managed to eat his way through a 15-lb (6.8-kg) burger — but it took him 4 hours 39 minutes. The monster burger — the Beer Barrel […]
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Toilet Paper Gown

Toilet Paper Gown

The latest book in our Curioddities series is out this week. Here’s a preview of the book, Simply Shocking. Katrina Chalifoux of Rockford, Illinois, picked up a $1,000 prize for creating a stunning wedding dress—fashioned entirely out of toilet paper. Katrina’s design was one of six dresses on display in […]
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Rainbow Revelers

Rainbow Revelers

The latest book in our Curioddities series is out this week. Here’s a preview of the book, Simply Shocking. Thousands of people across India enjoy more than a splash of color at the Hindu Holi spring festival. On the second day of the festival, revelers scatter brightly colored powders over […]
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Pin Head

Pin Head

The latest book in our Curioddities series is coming out TOMORROW. Here’s a preview of the book, Simply Shocking.   Step into the crazy world of Ripley’s with this unique collection of strange tales, extraordinary creatures and bizarre bodies. It’s SIMPLY SHOCKING! Discover All of Ripley’s Amazing Books at www.ripleybooks.com
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Horrible Deaths and Terrible Stinks

Horrible Deaths and Terrible Stinks

An all new book for Ripley’s, Unbelievable Stories For Guys is coming out in time for Father’s Day. Here’s a look at the opening USFG’s Chapter 6: History. The ancient Persian execution method of schaphism is terrible in its long, drawn out nature, giving a person plenty of time to […]
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Mole Man

Mole Man

The latest book in our Curioddities series is coming next Tuesday. Here’s a preview of the book, Simply Shocking. Arthur Mole was a photographer with an unusually large imagination, taking pictures of tens of thousands of painstakingly organized soldiers on the ground using a regular camera from an 80-ft (24-m) […]
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Extreme Scrabble

Extreme Scrabble

The latest book in our Curioddities series is coming next Tuesday. Here’s a preview of the book, Simply Shocking. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Scrabble in November 2008, extreme enthusiasts played the word game in some stunning locations—including while skydiving at an altitude of 13,000 ft (4,000 m), swimming […]
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