Robert Ripley

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Robert Ripley visited 201 countries and territories during his lifetime!

Around the World

In December 1922, Ripley embarked on a four-month-long adventure that would take him around the world for the first time. He would eventually become a member of the exclusive Circumnavigators Club, traveling by train, steamship, army transport, rickshaw, sedan chair, elephant, horse, camel, and on foot!

Robert Ripley visited 201 countries and territories during his lifetime!
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Ripley's Cartoon of the Day

March 1, 2024

Cartoon of the Day

Nearly every year, locals of Wisconsin's Chippewa Flowage use gas-powered boats to push back floating bog islands.

Ripley's Cartoon of the Day

Robert Ripley began the Believe It or Not! cartoon in 1918. Today, Kieran Castaño is the eighth artist to continue the legacy of illustrating the world's longest-running syndicated cartoon!