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!”
Thomas Edison did not invent the lightbulb.
Before they are allowed to marry, young men of the Hamar Tribe in Ethiopia must run and jump across the backs of bulls.
Travelers lost more than $900,000 at U.S. airport checkpoints in 2019!
In Congham, Norfolk, U.K., more than 200 snails compete in 19 heats at the World Snail Racing Championship!
Some pirates wore earrings because they believed it improved their eyesight!
An Australian outback pub banned two emus for their “bad behavior”!
The code of Hammurabi – in so many words – states that bartenders who watered down libations would be executed.
In 2019, Armathwaite Hall in Cumbria, England, offered lemoga – yoga with lemurs.
Visitors at the food-themed amusement park Fico Eataly World in Bologna, Italy, created a 262-foot-long sheet of homemade pasta!
Entire cities could fit inside the gargantuan lava tubes found on the moon, which would dwarf even the world’s tallest building, Dubai’s Burj Khalifa!