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!”
The tiny “paw” at the end of each spider’s legs is called a tarsus.
Jacob Pina from Westport, Massachusetts, has a five-inch-long thumb!
The Tomatan, a Japanese robot, was created to feed tomatoes to runners during sprints!
Musical icon Elton John claims to own more than 200,000 pairs of sunglasses!
In 1494, at just 19 years old, Michelangelo was commissioned by the ruler of Florence to build a snowman in the mansion’s courtyard!
Bug enthusiast Deri Saputa spotted a neon pink cricket in the wild!
It costs the U.S. Mint 2.06 cents to make just one penny!
Flying through a lightning storm will not crash an airplane due to its engineering!
Sixty-five-year-old Joie Henney of Pennsylvania has an emotional support alligator named Wally!
A 17th-century medical handbook advised men to put chicken manure on their scalps to cure baldness and bad breath!