Believe It or Not!
Vintage Retro Ripley

Vintage Retro Ripley

Check out the golden age of Robert Ripley’s Believe It or Not! The people, places and stories in this section are what we consider the original OMG! and WFT! This is before things were too politically correct and people could still gasp, and gawk and stare in disbelief. Includes video footage (lots never before seen), pictures, and more.

Face Facts

Face Facts

“God has given you one face, and you make yourselves another” William Shakespeare A 58 Year Old Bullet W. V. Meadows of West Point, Georgia, was shot in the eye at the battle of Vicksburg on July 1, 1863. Fifty-eight years later he unexpectedly coughed up the Civil War slug […]
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Dislocationists, Contortionists & Elastic People

Dislocationists, Contortionists & Elastic People

Lorrain Chevalier A direct descendant of the Chevalier Troupe of acrobats, Lorraine Chevalier of Philadelphia, PA, was actually able to sit on her own head! The family claims that in 200 years only one person per generation of Chevaliers was suited for this type of work.   The Human Belt […]
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