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!”
Not all arachnids are spiders!
You can sing any of Emily Dickinson’s poems to the tune of “The Yellow Rose of Texas.”
Research suggests that people with blue eyes share a single common ancestor!
Emus cannot walk backward!
Pablo Picasso was suspected of stealing the “Mona Lisa” in 1911!
Alcohol was invented before the wheel!
In the English Midlands, a new marriage is blessed with the gift of a black cat.
The average professional football game lasts 3 hours and 12 minutes, but the ball is actually only in play for about 11 minutes!
The very first “Got Milk” commercial was directed by Michael Bay.
A cockroach can hold its breath for more than 40 minutes!