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Scaly Shots

Scaly Shots

Part Man, Part Lizard, All Entertainer Erik “The Lizardman” Sprague visited our museum in London last year to promote our latest annual, Strikingly True. We put up some video from the event, but never did anything with the photos. I figured I’d toss a few of them up now. Of […]
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Lizardmania!

Lizardmania!

Lizardman Live! Erik Sprague, the Lizardman, took a trip from his home in the US to the Ripley’s museum in London to celebrate the release of Strikingly True! Click the image banner for the video interview. We love Eric!   Strikingly True features incredible people such as Lucky Diamond Rich […]
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Amphibious Ice Cream Truck

Amphibious Ice Cream Truck

British ice cream lovers have been lining up on land and sea to get a summertime treat from the world’s first amphibious ice cream van. Christened the HMS Flake 99, after the UK specialty of a vanilla cone with a Cadbury Flake bar on top, the vehicle has a top […]
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A Taste of the Wild Side

A Taste of the Wild Side

Inside Strikingly True, page 193. In 2010, a Scottish brewery packaged bottles of its new beer, “The End of History,” inside the bodies of dead animals. BrewDog sold bottles of its strong, limited-edition Belgian ale–made with juniper berries and containing a staggering 55 percent alcohol–for $1,000 if housed inside a […]
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The Pantsman Cometh

The Pantsman Cometh

Inside Strikingly True, page 170. Gary Craig from Newcastle, England, also known as the Geordie Pantsman, took 25 minutes to clamber into an incredible 211 pairs of underpants in an unusual charity challenge in April 2010. Gary initially planned to wear 200 underpants, but an Australian rival had achieved this […]
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Coin Trees

Coin Trees

In the UK, trees with coins embedded all over their bark has been spotted on trails within forests. People put the coins into fallen trees in a tradition similar to a wishing well, with coins dating back centuries still embedded in the bark. Meurig Jones, an estate manager at the tourist destination, […]
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Can you spot Waldo?

Can you spot Waldo?

 Can you spot Waldo? John Mosley  can after sitting for 24 hours while tattooist Rytch Soddy created a scene featuring 150 characters including Waldo hiding among them. ‘I still have not seen the finished result so I don’t actually know where Wally is on my back. Everyone says he is […]
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