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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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Jet Bus

Jet Bus

Inside Strikingly True, page 136. It wouldn’t take long to get to school in Paul Stender’s jet-powered school bus. School Time is equipped with a massive Phantom jet-fighter engine with the power of more than 250 family automobiles, propelling the 35-ft (10.5-m) bus to speeds more than 350 mph (560 […]
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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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Ski Namibia!

Ski Namibia!

Inside Strikingly True, page 96. SAND SKIS Germany’s Henrik May prefers to ski on sand rather than snow–and in the Namibian Desert he reached a speed of 57.24 mph (92.12 km/h) while skiing down a 246-ft-high (75-m) dune. He has developed a special type of wax that enables the skis […]
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Ripley's on the Daily Buzz

Ripley’s on the Daily Buzz

Our V.P. of Archives, Edward Meyer paid a visit to the Daily Buzz studio in Orlando to talk with them about Strikingly True. He brought in a collection of Ripley exhibits, a life-sized Lizardman wax figure and a guest from the book. Asha Mandela, who has hair more than 9 […]
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Intense Video of Joplin Tornado

Intense Video of Joplin Tornado

This video is very intense and shows just how much devastation Joplin saw from the result of the recent tornado. From Tornado Alley: On May 22, 2011 an EF-5 Monster Tornado over a mile wide leveled portions of the Southwest side of Joplin, Missouri. Jeff and Kathryn Piotrowski knew that the atmosphere […]
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Ripley’s Newest Sideshow Stars

Ripley’s Newest Sideshow Stars

Straight from our nationwide talent search in our awesome New York City, NY, Odditorium looking for new sideshow performers, we bring you a sneak peek into an upcoming exciting video production inside the unusual, the strange and the unbelievable.
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Amazing Kinetic Walking Sculptures

Amazing Kinetic Walking Sculptures

Artist Theo Jansen demonstrates the amazingly lifelike kinetic sculptures he builds from plastic tubes and lemonade bottles. His creatures are designed to move — and even survive — on their own.
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Where do YOU get your veggies from?

Where do YOU get your veggies from?

This is absolutely INSANE but also so very clever and unbelievable. I’ll have the veggie express please.
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Dog Gives Cat a Scooter Ride

Dog Gives Cat a Scooter Ride

This video cracks me up. Check out Ruger, a 2 year old Australian Cattle Dog who is giving a fellow pet a ride. It is especially funny when the cat starts going backwards.
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