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!”
Before Alcatraz was a federal prison, it was a fortified military site meant to protect the San Francisco Bay and even had cannons!
Rhode Island mistakenly sent out more than 175 tax refund checks signed by Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse.
A baby spider is called a spiderling.
Sierra Leone is the roundest country.
Turkeys can blush.
Giant Pacific octopuses lay around 56,000 eggs at a time!
Broccoli is a man-made food.
Greenland sharks may live up to 500 years!
You can usually tell what color eggs a chicken will lay by the color of its earlobes!