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!”
Soviet cosmonauts brought shotguns to space.
Nocturnal butterflies have ears on their wings!
The hoodwinker sunfish weighs almost 5,000 pounds – more than a Volkswagen Beetle!
Jerboas don’t drink water!
While working off the coast of Japan in Shizugawa Bay on November 13, 2020, seaweed farmer Kazuya Sato captured a rare nine-limbed octopus!
Diamond specialist Yuri Palyanov and his team of researchers recently discovered that diamonds can only grow underground after being zapped by localized electric fields.
Bees survive the winter by huddling in “winter clusters” in their beehives, sometimes reaching more than 90 degrees Fahrenheit in the center!
The diabolical ironclad beetle lives up to its name with an exoskeleton so tough it can survive being run over by a car without cracking!
In January 2021, Paul Grisham was reunited with a wallet he lost 53 years ago… in Antarctica
Bagworm moth larvae nests are assembled in meticulous patterns reminiscent of a log cabin!