Archive | August, 2010
Ripley Radio takes a Look at Roadside America, Touchdown Jesus and a One-Legged Salsa Dancer

Ripley Radio takes a Look at Roadside America, Touchdown Jesus and a One-Legged Salsa Dancer

In the September 1 Episode: Doug Kirby and Ken Smith of the popular roadsideamerica.com web site details the latest news on roadside attractions, live from the side of the road in Lubbock, Texas; Intern Eric tells us the sad tale of the lightning strike that destroyed  the Touchdown Jesus statue in Ohio;  Tim quizzes Stayce, […]

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Oh Baby! Ripley’s Believe It or Not!  in Niagara Falls Hosts Fertility Statue Exhibit

Oh Baby! Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in Niagara Falls Hosts Fertility Statue Exhibit

Niagara Falls, ON. – (August 30, 2010) – Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium in Niagara Falls will host the return of the world-famous Ripley’s Fertility Statues for public viewing from September 4 to September 26.

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“Lizardman” Captured in Florida by Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

“Lizardman” Captured in Florida by Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

ORLANDO, Fla. – (Aug. 26, 2010) – The headline sounds as if it’s been ripped from the Weekly World News: “Caught on Video: Ripley’s Believe It or Not! creates wax figure of half-man, half-lizard!”

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ENTER IF YOU DARE!! The New Book from Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Chronicles the Odd and Unbelievable

ENTER IF YOU DARE!! The New Book from Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Chronicles the Odd and Unbelievable

ORLANDO, Fla. (Aug. 10, 2010) – Ripley Publishing builds on its worldwide success with today’s  launch of a new annual, the seventh in its multimillion bestselling series. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Enter If You Dare! is an all-new collection of the strangest stories and features from around the globe.

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World Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids Return to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

World Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids Return to Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (Aug. 1, 2010) – Following standing-room only performances at Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies last summer, the world famous mermaids of Weeki Wachee Springs State Park in Florida, known for their grace and beauty for the past 63 years, return to Gatlinburg for 12 shows, August 6, 7 and 8.

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Acquires Lady Gaga Portrait Made from 61,509 BB’s

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Acquires Lady Gaga Portrait Made from 61,509 BB’s

ORLANDO, Fla. – (Aug. 2, 2010) – Her poker face may be tough to read, but there will be no mistaking the face on a new Lady Gaga portrait acquired by Ripley’s Believe It or Not!  

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