Ripley’s daily fun facts cartoon was started in 1918 by Robert Ripley. The cartoon contains stories so bizarre it can only be called “Believe It or Not!”
Virginia extends farther west than West Virginia!
Americans throw away about 2.5 million plastic bottles an hour!
A giraffe heart can measure more than two feet long!
There are images of yo-yos in ancient Egyptian temples!
Sliced bread was banned by the U.S. Government at the height of WWII.
Elvis was a black belt in karate!
Gilpin Family Whisky is made from the sugar-concentrated urine of diabetics!
With the world’s thickest fur, sea otters have about 800 million hairs on their bodies!
The term “soccer” predates “football” and was the preferred word used by the British upper class!
Most vikings were farmers, not bloodthirsty warriors!