Ripley's Believe It or Not by John Graziano

Ripley's Believe It or Not

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  1. Simon_Jester

    Simon_Jester said, 5 months ago

    You think that’s bad? Imagine what would have happened if a British soldier had been caught wearing one of those kinda ’staches during the SECOND World War.

  2. TEMPLO S.U.D.

    TEMPLO S.U.D. said, 5 months ago

    I’m not believing the story of raining shellfish. How’s that possible?

  3. BRI-NO-MITE!!

    BRI-NO-MITE!! said, 5 months ago

    I didn’t think anyone but Hitler and Chaplin wore that kind of moustache. Michael Jordan had one for a few years.

  4. Beau Nobo

    Beau Nobo said, 5 months ago

    “Animal rain” is a real weather phenomenon that happens when small animals get swept up in waterspouts or updrafts, and then fall to Earth with raindrops. Reported rains of bats, fish, snakes, birds, frogs, and jellies stretch back for centuries.
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    http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/media/strange-rains/?ar_a=1

  5. GulliverArkham

    GulliverArkham said, 5 months ago

    As for why it’s always just one sort of animal or object no one has ever come up with an explanation.

  6. unclescrooge

    unclescrooge said, 5 months ago

    BEAU NOBO found one!!!

  7. mextea

    mextea said, 5 months ago

    mussels raining?…that pesky climate change again…

  8. Juice- Bruce

    Juice- Bruce said, 5 months ago

    @Beau Nobo

    That is so true look at what happens in a tornado, cows and horses have been picked up !

  9. goalgo

    goalgo said, 5 months ago

    I worked for an SOB who had a mustache like chaplin,s I realy think Hitler might have been his hero. Sadam Husane had a mustache like stalin’s. more hero worship I bet.

  10. bawana

    bawana said, 5 months ago

    @TEMPLO S.U.D.

    Hey if you can have “sharknados” you can have clam bake delivered to your backyard.

  11. Tom Flapwell

    Tom Flapwell said, 5 months ago

    Man, that’s about the most shameful sporting event I ever heard of.

  12. Kirby_Dots

    Kirby_Dots said, 5 months ago

    @GulliverArkham

    Although I do like the explanation that they get sorted in the water spout in a similar way as a centrifuge. Being the same type of animal means they are near each other in size weight and shape. That similarity causes them to gather together. But to be fair, you are right that there is no agreed upon reason.

  13. Beau Nobo

    Beau Nobo said, 5 months ago

    One of the most recent examples of fish falling from the sky took place the summer of 2000 in Ethiopia. A local newspaper reported: “The unusual rain of fish, which dropped in millions from the air – some dead and others still struggling – created panic among the mostly religious farmers.” This is just one of countless case studies of rains of fish, frogs, periwinkles – even alligators – that have been cataloged over the centuries, many by famed paranormal researcher Charles Fort. (Such rains of creatures have been, in fact, come to be known as “Fortean” activity.)
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    Most often these rains of animals are attributed to severe storms, tornadoes, water spouts and related phenomena. Although the theory has not yet been proved, it holds that strong winds pick up the fish or frogs from bodies of water such as ponds, streams and lakes, carry them aloft – sometimes for miles and miles – and then drop them over land.
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    The peculiar fact that challenges this theory is this: in most cases, the rains are of one kind of animal only. It rains one species of herring, for example, or a particular kind of frog. How can this be explained? Could a powerful gust of wind be so discriminating? If the storm scooped up water from a pond, wouldn’t it rain all kinds of things one finds in a pond – frogs, toads, fish, weeds, sticks and probably beer cans?
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    http://paranormal.about.com/od/earthmysteries/a/aa071204_3.htm

  14. Old Timer

    Old Timer GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    @TEMPLO S.U.D.

    Sharknado?

  15. Old Timer

    Old Timer GoComics PRO Member said, 5 months ago

    @goalgo

    Sadman Hussein was a Hitler admirer.

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