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!”
In the U.K., attaching a postage stamp to an envelope upside-down is illegal!
The leg bones of bats are so delicate that only two species, the burrowing bat and the vampire bat, are able to walk!
Google® was originally named “Backrub”!
New York’s Washington Square Park used to be a cemetery – an estimated 20,000 bodies are still interred there!
Your funny bone isn’t really a bone, but an exposed nerve – ouch!
The newly discovered “loxosceles tenochtitlan” spider has venom so toxic it can rot human flesh!
Isaac Johnson of Bloomington, Minnesota, holds the record for largest mouth gape – 3.67 inches!
Worcestershire sauce is made from anchovies dissolved in vinegar – including the bones.
Whale milk is up to 50 percent fat – that’s as thick as toothpaste!
Spookfish have diverticular eyes – using a mirrorlike function to see in dark waters!