Ripley's Believe It or Not by John Graziano

Ripley's Believe It or Not

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  1. TEMPLO S.U.D.

    TEMPLO S.U.D. said, over 1 year ago

    Que finalmente descanses en paz, doña Julia. As for the paint, that’s just wrong to disturb the dead like that! Congrats, Wisdom, too I might add.

  2. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    The color added life to a lot of pictures.

  3. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, over 1 year ago

    Tut tut … misusing mummies like that.

  4. gmartin997

    gmartin997 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    I expect the Egyptian Office of Antiquities put a stop to pulverizing Egyptian mummies. That’s really quite disgusting.

  5. dkram

    dkram said, over 1 year ago

    Egyptian mummies were also used as wood for railroad locomotives.
    Something I picked up watching “Ripley’s Believe It or Not” on TV.
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  6. Red_Fez

    Red_Fez said, over 1 year ago

    @Bruno Zeigerts

    Very good!

  7. AussieDownUnder

    AussieDownUnder said, over 1 year ago

    So I guess there was never an over supply of “Mummy brown”. As regards the albatross, has anyone seen her birth certificate?

  8. Ron Smith

    Ron Smith said, over 1 year ago

    That was my thought also, how did anyone date the birth of that particular albatross! And how do they know she had 35 other young!

  9. David Henderson

    David Henderson said, over 1 year ago

    @AussieDownUnder

    They have not found her birth certificate yet. They are not sure if it is in Hawaii or Kenya

  10. EddieC23

    EddieC23 said, over 1 year ago

    The Albatross was “banded,” fitted with that metal ring around the lower leg, just after hatching. Biologists have been observing her and her offspring every season all these years.

  11. Bruno Zeigerts

    Bruno Zeigerts said, over 1 year ago

    @EddieC23

    Maybe it’s a hand me down. ‘Your great-grandmother wore this… your grandmother .. .it’s been passed down from generation to generation…’

  12. thehag

    thehag said, over 1 year ago

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_u7VGiMO0U

    Too much fun!

  13. athomas917

    athomas917 said, over 1 year ago

    @David Henderson

    Very slick comment. Maybe you need to look up your own family history, cave ape.

  14. modena006

    modena006 said, over 1 year ago

    Happy Cinco de Mayo, Julia.

  15. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, over 1 year ago

    ANSWER: I can tell you that the source of this information was Mark Twain (the famous writer and humorist) who took a tour of Egypt once and reported that he saw mummies being used as fuel for locomotives as a railroad line was being built. He added that, when the mummy of a common person didn’t burn so well, the engineer asked for the mummy of a king. No one knows if this is a true story or not—Twain certainly had a good sense of humor. Since no one else ever reported the same information, it is possibly an invention of his imagination. Still, considering the terrible things that people have done to mummies over the years, it would not be surprising. So, the information you heard is based on a real story—but no one knows if the story is true.

    http://www.mummytombs.com/egypt/questions.htm

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