Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Download The Weird contains an interesting set of unusual facts and bizarre sights. For instance, Joshua Carter is pictured with both shoulders touching each other. He was born with no collarbones. Ziona Chana is shown with his 39 wives and 94 children.
The more bizarre pictures depict the cyclops and a cat with two faces which react simultaneously since the animal has a single brain. The leaf tailed gecko fits into any scene by adapting body color to the environment. Lucia Zarate is just 21 inches tall and weighs five pounds. A man is pictured holding a 10 pound mushroom.
There are significant circus acts and great feats pictured in this year’s Ripley’s. For instance, Lia Fei of Jiangxi Province in China is shown pulling a 3 foot snake through his nose. Louis Cole of London is shown while eating live locusts and bugs of every kind. There are other acts of grandeur; such as, a man swallowing a full length sword.
Ripley’s depicts an 800 year old tree in Allouville Bellefosse, France, with two chapels embedded in a carved out tree trunk. The town of New Czarnowo, Poland is home to an unusual forest where hundreds of trees display well defined hooks at the bottom of the trunk before growing vertically.
Ripley’s documents the unfortunate 27 year olds. Brian Jones, Bob Johnson, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse all died at 27 years of age.
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Download The Weird is a worthy collection of bizarre people, animals, places and feats of grandeur. The pictures are in full color. Many of the scenes will generate lively conversation from bewildered readers.Powered by Sidelines