Ripley's Believe It or Not by John Graziano

Ripley's Believe It or Not

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  1. corpcasselbury

    corpcasselbury said, 4 months ago

    Interesting. I always thought that firefighters had the most dangerous job of all. And maybe they should do some research to see why the tree shrew doesn’t get drunk; the secret might be applied to humans (who definitely need it).

  2. Alexikakos

    Alexikakos said, 4 months ago

    There is no explanation here, but the shrew is an interesting animal in its own right.

    Tree shrew article.

  3. bawana

    bawana said, 4 months ago

    So, they are saying jacking your lumber is dangerous?

  4. stlmaddog5

    stlmaddog5 said, 4 months ago

    The pen-tailed tree shrew metabolizes the alcohol differently than we do". And it is the only source of nourishment for them. Studies are being done, but so far no cigar.

  5. Dave Hussell

    Dave Hussell GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    Yeah, we’ve all heard this one before. Well, the pen-tailed tree shrew may SAY he’s not drunk, but still, don’t give him the keys to your car!

  6. Kerovan

    Kerovan said, 4 months ago

    US President is the most dangerous job of all. Out of 43 US presidents, Grover Cleveland is counted twice since he had non-consecutive terms so Obama is 44th president, four have been assassinated. There is no other job in the world with that high a percentage of mortality.

  7. DOSQueen

    DOSQueen GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    There’s an easy way to reduce lumberjack death – start growing and using industrial hemp for paper instead of trees.

  8. Albertaguy

    Albertaguy said, 4 months ago

    I recall hearing that when forestry is classified as part of agriculture, then agriculture is the most dangerous sector. The most dangerous animal is the dairy bull.

  9. sdjamieson

    sdjamieson said, 4 months ago

    Then why drink it?

  10. gaslightguy

    gaslightguy said, 4 months ago

    When I drove a taxi in Chicago years ago, that was considered the most dangerous job to have More deaths per year than police and firemen combined.

  11. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 4 months ago


    Shrews, some of our earliest mammalian ancestors came from ones like them. The ones hiding from dinosaurs for the longest time.

  12. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 4 months ago


    Add to it the missed assassinations and it is even grimmer. And we see how the office grinds a person down. Makes them old before their time.

  13. flyintheweb

    flyintheweb said, 4 months ago

    gee, if you listen to our government, we’ve killed the “#2 man in Al-Queda” about 5 or 6 times a year lately…..

  14. louieglutz

    louieglutz said, 4 months ago


    actually most paper is made from plantation trees that are harvested by a machine that uses the principle of a giant wire cutter. it’s the trees that make your house that cause the problems. but i’m sure somebody will weave a hemp house some day.

  15. boldyuma

    boldyuma said, 4 months ago

    It seems that working on the flight deck of a aircraft carrier should be in the top 5 dangerous jobs..

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