In today’s world many misconceptions have been perpetuated—becoming modern day “facts”—when, in reality, myths and hearsay have taken over. Sorry to burst your bubble, but in this weekly column, Ripley’s puts those delusions to the test, turning your world upside down, because you can’t always…Believe It!
Minié ball bullets often shattered bones, leaving no choice but to amputate.
Carver was still an extraordinary scientist, even turning down a job from Thomas Edison.
Their sense of smell and olfactory systems are a hundred times stronger than a human’s.
Could a cow really be to blame?
The city sewer commissioner once staged a gator hunt.