Beating out President Roosevelt, champion boxer Jack Dempsey, Hollywood actor James Cagney, and auto tycoon Henry Ford (to name just a few) in 1936, Robert Ripley was deemed the most popular man in America. He won the majority of votes in a poll taken by the Boys Club of New York, which asked children whom they wanted to be when they grew up.
March 1, 2024
Nearly every year, locals of Wisconsin's Chippewa Flowage use gas-powered boats to push back floating bog islands.
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!