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Ripley's Believe It or Not by John Graziano for October 30, 2020

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    jasonsnakelover  7 months ago

    Carie Murie One time I won 3 Nobel prizes.

    It may be possible to perform brain surgery on a cockroach, but why would they want to?

    Nevin Kicks

    May the Lord be with you.

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    pearlsbs  7 months ago

    Does the brain surgery have to be successful for it to be considered brain surgery?

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    TEMPLO S.U.D.  7 months ago

    Since the Polish wife Maria Skłodowska of Frenchman Pierre Curie, there hasn’t been another two-time winner of Nobel Prizes, has there?

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    monkeysky  7 months ago

    I’m gonna guess most cockroach brain surgery is less for the cockroach’s benefit, and more like using them as a model to test different nerve injury factors.

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    Bilan  7 months ago

    After hitting 45 mph, Kevin had to go back and pick up all of the weeds he dropped along the street.

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    Caldonia  7 months ago

    I tried googling “do roaches have brain” and the first suggestion that came up was “do roaches have b-lls.” The results for that were inconclusive.

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    bluegirl285  7 months ago

    Why would anyone even WANT to perform brain surgery on cockroaches?

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    Say What Now‽ Premium Member 7 months ago

    I perform brain surgery on cockroaches with my foot.

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    jpayne4040  7 months ago

    Kevin must have one huge garden. (-:

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    SharkNose  7 months ago

    The only brain surgery I would do on cockroaches is stamp on them heavily while saying, Homer Simpson-like, “You go squish now!”

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    J Short Premium Member 7 months ago

    Upon failing to yield to a semi-tractor trailer, it became known as the

    Barrow-Of-Death.

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    UmmeMoosa  7 months ago

    Kevin Nicks, inventor/Engineer/mechanic/gardener

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    JDP_Huntington Beach  7 months ago

    A brilliant scientist named Rick Sanchez turned himself into a pickle.

    He became Pickle Rick.

    Pickle Rick was accidently swept into a storm drain. As a picke with a face but no hands, he lured a cockroach over; where he killed it by biting it’s head. Then he ripped the top of the roach’s head off, and used his tongue surgically to illicit movement of the roach’s arms and legs.

    Ultimately this allowed him the necessary mobility to built up to a nano-skeleton and supplemental rat brains that allowed him to escape to Shoney’s Restaurant with his daughter to tie one on. It’s on TV so it must be True!

    Rick and Morty on Cartoon Network. Believe it or not.

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    James Wolfenstein  7 months ago

    That’s good news! Politicians are not hopeless!! (As you can see, I’m politically correct. I put all of them in the joke, not just Trump :P )

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    Gent  7 months ago

    Oh great. Now lesser cockroaches will die from brain hemorrhage.

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    zerotvus  7 months ago

    does that surgery work on wheelbarrow riders too?

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    You're not what you think you are.  7 months ago

    Wheelbarrow? Try Colin Furze’s mobility scooter at 70mph.

    The best: https://youtu.be/zy5rkw4SeP4

    https://youtu.be/i2D2fP6yBzU

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    dv1093  7 months ago

    Life is really not fair. I’m still waiting for my first Nobel Prize.

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    sdjamieson Premium Member 7 months ago

    Just because something is possible doesn’t mean we should do it. Look at poor old Dr. Frankenstein!

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    Huckleberry Hiroshima  7 months ago

    And with very little anesthesia.

    Take care, may the ward be with you, and gesundheit.

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    ncorgbl  7 months ago

    Upon her death Madam Curie’s pet reindeer was bequeathed to Kris Kringle.

    Senator Rand Paul used the filibuster to defeat the Republican Health Care Bill that covered Senator Ted Cruz’ proposed cockroach brain surgery.

    The British government put the confiscated wheelbarrow with Nick’s motorized grass seeder and motorized manure spreader.

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    Saddenedby Premium Member 7 months ago

    LOL that’s what happened to the leaders of the demo

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    oakie817  7 months ago

    why would one perform brain surgery on a cockroach? and will it be covered under pet insurance?

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    dmagoon202ii  7 months ago

    Wow! Not just first WOMAN.

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    God particle  7 months ago

    Why perform brain surgery on a cockroach. Will it make them smarter Democrats?

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    Fan o’ Lio. Premium Member 7 months ago

    Not for the faint of heart:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zy5rkw4SeP4

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    gopher gofer  7 months ago

    just hope that they’re not playing the ramones in the background while doing roach brain surgery…

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    pearlsbs  7 months ago

    I think I found the photo image used for the drawing of Marie Curie above. She looks better in the actual photo.

    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7e/Marie_Curie_c1920.jpg

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    funnypenguins  7 months ago

    What is the average velocity of an unladen motorized wheelbarrow?

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    Petemejia77  7 months ago

    So does that mean we can make remote controled drone roaches like Right Arm’s in “The Fifth Element”???

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