Ripley's Believe It or Not by John Graziano for February 23, 2010
Criminals in Taiwan use huge nets to catch valuable racing pigeons, and ransom them for thousands of dollars! In 2009, a man in Tokyo, Japan, married a video game girlfriend in a public ceremony with a priest, a DJ, and speeches from friends and family. In 1982, Michael Fagan climbed a wall surrounding Buckingham Palace, avoided all security, and greeted Queen Elizabeth II in her bed. After a 10-minute chat, he was eventually detained!