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!”
British woman Jenny Chapman loudly snores at an astonishing 111.6 decibels – about the same as a car horn!
The bonobo likely got its name as the result of a misspelling on a shipping crate that should have been “Bolobo,” a town where the animals had been spotted.
Ovophobia is the irrational fear of eggs.
The foamy head of a pint of beer contains a mind-boggling two million bubbles – twice as much as a glass of champagne.
Bats make up more than 20% of the world’s mammals.
In May 2021, a deep-sea football fish washed up on a southern California beach, although it normally resides thousands of feet below the water!
Venus flytraps generate a magnetic field when trapping insects in their leaves.
“Polydactyly” is the condition of having more than the standard amount of fingers or toes.
The first wearable glasses appeared in 13th-century Italy.
The cover of Rihanna’s eighth album, “Anti,” was the first to incorporate physical braille.