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!”
A clever billboard advertising the BBC’s “Dracula” series features bloody wooden stakes that turn into a frightening silhouette as the sun goes down.
One of the specialty dishes of Ivan Tisdall-Downes, chef of London restaurant native, is gray-squirrel lasagna.
Mexican entrepreneurs Adrian Lopez Velarde and Marte Cazarez have developed a way to turn cacti into leather!
Oxford University is older than the Aztec Empire.
A man in Cambodia was recently found to have been using live land mines as lawn decorations.
In May 2020, the world’s largest all-electric airplane made its first flight, staying in the air for 28 minutes.
The ThighMaster and mood ring were invented by the same person: Josh Reynolds.
Old West outlaw Jesse James has two graves.
Marie Antoinette never said “Let them eat cake.”
Leonardo da Vinci’s last statue – a 24-foot-high bronze sculpture of a horse – took over 500 years to complete.