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 Flintstones” was the first animated show to air during prime time.
Swedish meatballs originated in Turkey.
A tarantula can survive two years without food.
Singer Amy Herbst was unable to return to the opera stage after an allegedly botched surgery caused her to have uncontrollable flatulence.
Humans have been performing dentistry since at least 7,000 B.C.
Mr. Clean has a first name: Veritably.
An adult elephant eats about 300 pounds of food every day.
Crayola produces 3 billion crayons each year – enough to wrap the earth six times!
Connecticut’s state insect is the praying mantis, which is not native to the state.
Nevada means “snow-covered” in Spanish.