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!”
The corpse flower was the official flower of the Bronx for 60 years.
Bacon was used to make explosives during World War II.
Sweat is technically odorless.
Cats can either purr or roar, but can’t do both!
Ambulances were operated by funeral homes into the 1970s.
A pelican can hold up to three gallons of water in its pouch – nearly three times what it can hold in its stomach!
The Empire State Building has a secret 103rd floor!
Evidence of takeout restaurants has been found in Pompeii.
The average dog is as intelligent as a 2-year-old child.
Portland, Oregon, was named by a coin flip!