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!”
Barnesville, Minnesota, is home to the annual Potato Days Festival which includes mashed potato wrestling!
After a technical fault at the Cantina Settecani winery in Modena, Italy, red wine flowed through the taps of nearby homes!
In 2011, it was reported that an ancient river 2.4 miles underneath the Amazon River had been discovered.
Scientists can’t agree on why humans cry.
Contrary to popular belief, owls can rotate their head a maximum of 270 degrees – not 360 degrees.
The flag of Denmark is the oldest continuously used national flag.
Why humans hiccup is still a mystery.
In “The Little White Bird”, the novel in which the character Peter Pan first appears, Peter did not ride a pirate ship – but he did travel by goat.
The Michelin® star system for restaurants was developed as a way to encourage more driving – and thus sell more tires for the Michelin® tire company!
Dolphins can recognize themselves in a mirror – and do it earlier than human children.