New Technology Allows Pages to Come Alive in Latest Annual from Ripley’s Believe It or Not! New Ripley’s app uses image recognition to bring the bizarre to life in “Download The Weird” Download our NEW Ripley’s Believe It or Not! APP and activate the feature to unlock amazing additional content from within the [...]
Over the holidays, Kimberley Davis of the Davis Daily Dose got a copy of Strikingly True for a giveaway and was fascinated by what she saw. It is filled with stories of the weird, wild, and crazy. Stories like that of Jonathon Trappe who traveled across the English Channel attached to 55 helium balloons. Or [...]
FROM EMILYREVIEWS.COM As I kid I went through a phase of really loving the Ripley’s believe it or not tv show. I was recently sent the Ripley’s Believe It or Not Strikingly True book to check out. The book is really big, at around an inch thick and over a foot tall. There’s a total [...]
The Moonbeam Children’s Book Awards awarded Strikingly True as their 2011 Gold Medal Winner in the Non-Fiction Young Adult category. If you haven’t checked it out yet, now’s a good time. You can get it in dead-tree hardcover or, if you’re an iPad-toting Apple aficionado you can get the iBook!
Strikingly True just dropped as an iBook! Escape artist and evangelist Anthony Martin performed a daring skydive from an airplane flying at 13,500 ft (4,115 m) over Illinois—wearing handcuffs that were locked to a chain around his neck and linked to leather cuffs fastened above each elbow. To add to the stunt’s death-defying nature, the [...]
USA Book News released the results of their USA “Best Books 2011″ awards and our latest annual, Strikingly True, has two nods. First and foremost, it was the Winner in the Young Adult Nonfiction category. Strikingly True was also a finalist in the Best Cover Design category!
Book reviewer Terri Schlichenmeyer of the The Bookworm Sez column, which is read by more than 3 million people, took a look at Strikingly True and she had plenty good to say about it. Here’s part of her review. Loaded with hundreds of full-color pictures and thousands of cool factlets, “Ripley’s Believe It or Not! [...]
If you have an iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, make sure to download our first app, iSword! You can test your reflexes in our sword swallower game and use the virtual sword simulator to do it yourself. And best of all, it’s totally free! You also get a preview of our latest book, Strikingly True, [...]
Our Vice President of Archives, Edward Meyer, spoke with Jerry Puffer of KSEN Radio in Montana about our new book Strikingly True and about Ripley’s in general. You can hear the whole interview by clicking here.
Our V.P. of Archives, Edward Meyer paid a visit to the Daily Buzz studio in Orlando to talk with them about Strikingly True. He brought in a collection of Ripley exhibits, a life-sized Lizardman wax figure and a guest from the book. Asha Mandela, who has hair more than 9 feet long. Video after the [...]