For those who like the weird and wonderful there is the book 2012 Ripleys Believe It Or Not. The annual collects all sorts of strange but true oddities from around the world. Inside the pages of 2012 Ripleys Believe It Or Not you will discover a death predicting cat, a man who can chew molten lead and even a vending machine that dispenses crabs – live ones! 2012 Ripleys Believe It Or Not is the latest in a long line of not just books, but museums and even television shows dedicated to the bizarre. Believe It Or Not was started by Robert Ripley as a newspaper cartoon in 1918, but it focused on sports. Ripley then began widening the focus, changing the name to Believe It Or Not. 2012 Ripleys Believe It Or Not has an 8 page pull out feature of Ripley's first 'Odditorium' that premiered at the Chicago World's Fair in 1933 and led to museums all over the world. Its popularity has continued to grow and is still enjoyed by millions today.
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