Body oddities, incredible feats, genetic mutations, and all the extraordinary things people are and do
He once held a party for time travelers, but no one showed up.
Amputee soccer is played on crutches.
A student at M.I.T. swallowed 42 goldfish.
Each human would have to contend with 1.4 million ants.
He once bought everyone’s dinner, pretending he had won the lottery.
Robert Ripley discovered one in 1930.
It’s mind over matter—if you’re out of your mind, it doesn’t matter.
The unluckiest man in the world.
Well, that’s one way (the Ripley way!) to light a bonfire!
By 8 years old, he was taller than his father.