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, 2 months ago

    I would hate to live in Prussia at that time… and I like potatoes!

  2. BRI-NO-MITE!!

    BRI-NO-MITE!! said, 2 months ago

    The leaves of the potato plant are poisonous, as are those little roots that sprout off of an old potato.

  3. Bob

    Bob said, 2 months ago

    @BRI-NO-MITE!!

    You mean the eyes?

  4. BRI-NO-MITE!!

    BRI-NO-MITE!! said, 2 months ago

    @Bob

    No, not the eyes, the roots that sprout from the eyes when a spud has been left in the cupboard for too long.

  5. Ryan (Say what now?!)

    Ryan (Say what now?!) GoComics PRO Member said, 2 months ago

    Potatoes and tomatoes, and other vegetable, are nightshade plants which contain alkaloids. High amounts of alkaloids can make one sick. Some people are more sensitive to alkaloids. The green spots on the potato can make you sick.

  6. tadchem

    tadchem said, 2 months ago

    I expect a ‘study’ will show that crossing the arms can cause Alzheimer’s.

  7. corpcasselbury

    corpcasselbury said, 2 months ago

    Mr. Herba needs a steady girlfriend.

  8. Tax Man

    Tax Man said, 2 months ago

    I have a question for Mr. Herba: Why?

  9. Alexikakos

    Alexikakos said, 2 months ago



    As we know potatoes aren’t poisonous here’s a nice way to prepare some.

    From:” THE ALITALIA BOOK OF AUTHENTIC ITALIAN COOKING”

    by: Barbara Stacy

    Publisher: THOMAS Y. CROWELL COMPANY
    New York Established 1834

    Potato Tart with Cheese   TORTA   DI   PATATE   AL   FORMAGGIO

    3 potatoes, boiled and mashed
    1 cup flour
    Salt
    Pepper
    4 tablespoons olive oil
    1/2 cup canned tomatoes, drained
    1/4 pound Mozzarella cheese, diced
    2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
    2 teaspoons marjoram
    1 teaspoon basil

    To the mashed potatoes add flour, salt and pepper and mix well.
    Oil the bottom of a large shallow baking dish and spread the potato mixture 1/2 inch thick on the bottom.
    Sprinkle well with 2 tablespoons olive oil.
    Add tomatoes, cheeses, marjoram, basil, salt and pepper.
    Sprinkle with remaining olive oil and bake in a hot oven, 400° F., for 30 minutes, or until cheese is brown. SERVES 4.

    Notes from me:


    The oil used to oil the pan is in addition to that listed in the ingredients.
    Have the oven heated to 400° F. before putting the prepared dish in.
    Use the middle rack. (This keeps it from direct exposure to your oven’s heat source.)
    Keep an eye on it from the 20 minute mark.

  10. phritzg

    phritzg GoComics PRO Member said, 2 months ago

    I’m more impressed by the guy who climbed 670 stairs on the Eiffel Tower on his unicycle in 2006 in only 22 and a half minutes.

  11. gleeb

    gleeb GoComics PRO Member said, 2 months ago

    @Tax Man

    He probably left something at the top and didn’t want to go to the bother of locking his bike up again.

    Also, der alte Fritz is still the wackiest tyrant ever.

  12. louieglutz

    louieglutz said, 2 months ago

    @Tax Man

    because… – sir edmund hillary, another noted masochist.

  13. Meh~thodology

    Meh~thodology said, 2 months ago

    People kept making the mistake of eating the potato “greens”.
    NOT the right thing to do.

  14. Old Timer

    Old Timer GoComics PRO Member said, 2 months ago

    2919 steps! Wow that has to be right up there with finding a cure for cancer ~

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