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!”
Calculus isn’t just math! Mineralized or calcified dental plaque is called calculus.
The chainsaw was invented to help in difficult childbirth – parts of the pelvis would be carved away.
Hippos secrete an oily, red substance that acts as a natural sunblock and antiseptic!
A baby puffin is called a puffling.
A study found that a LEGO® brick could survive in the ocean for up to 1,300 years.
Left abandoned in a forest in Magelang, Indonesia, the Gereja Ayam, or “Chicken Church,” looks like a giant stone chicken!
After an accidental injury when she was born, Rae the Golden Retriever has one ear that migrated to the top of her head!
The smell of freshly cut grass is the plant’s chemical cry for help.
Some geckos can turn the stickiness of their feet on and off with the help of tiny hairs called setae.
Equipped with a chemical process that allows it to heat up, the skunk cabbage can melt snow in order to bloom!