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WATCH: Atlanta Teen Becomes World's Youngest Sword Swallower

HuffingtonPost.com | Buck Wolf | Posted 02.06.2014 | Weird News

Some 14-year-old girls ask their dads for an iPhone. Some want earrings. Others want to go to parties where the adult supervision ranges from less-tha...

BELIEVE IT OR NOT: Ripley's Offers Free Admission After Doomsday!

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 12.18.2012 | Weird News

The alleged end of the world could be great for people who like weird things and bargains. Ripley's Believe It Or Not! is offering free admission t...

SNAKES ALIVE! Special Honors For Man Who Pulls Snakes Through His Nose

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.05.2012 | Weird News

The sluggish economy hasn't been good for industries like construction or manufacturing, but bad times are actually good for weirdness. So says Edw...

LOOK: Tiny, Tiny Art Heads To Georgetown

The Huffington Post | Eliza LaJoie | Posted 08.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- While many classic pieces of art, from Pollack's Autumn Rhythm to Picasso's Guernica, are impressive for their vast proportions, the wor...

David Moye

MICROSCOPIC SCULPTURE: Don't Inhale Near Willard Wigan's Art

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 08.01.2012 | Weird News

British artist Willard Wigan has made a big name for himself by focusing on the small -- the infinitesimally tiny, to be more specific. Wigan, 55, ...

David Moye

This Building Avoided A Tornado -- Not That You Can Tell

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 03.02.2012 | Weird News

There are many unbelievable items at the Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Odditorium in Branson, Mo., including a full-size stagecoach made of toothpicks a...

David Moye

WATCH: A Steel-Slurping, Sword-Swallowing Extravaganza

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 02.23.2012 | Weird News

It may be hard to swallow, but sword swallowers do more than entertain people by sticking things down their throats. A few have been on the cutting ed...

Buck Wolf

Arianna Pulls Sword Out Of Swallower's Mouth

HuffingtonPost.com | Buck Wolf | Posted 01.13.2012 | Weird News

Arianna Huffington has skewered some people in the media, and certainly others have skewered her. Today, however, she was simply assisting master swor...

David Moye

WATCH: 'Mexican Vampire Woman' Gets Wax Figure At Ripley's

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.20.2011 | Weird News

Vampires supposedly live forever, but one "real-life vampire" isn't leaving that to chance. Maria Jose Cristerna, a 35-year-old former attorney fro...

PHOTOS: Bug-Eyed Woman Wins Funny Face Contest

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 10.25.2011 | Weird News

Jalisa Thompson had her unusual eyes on the prize going into a funny face contest. In these freaky showdowns, ter peepers are a secret weapon which...

David Moye

Ripley's Introduces World's First Sword Swallowing App: iSword

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 10.02.2011 | Weird News

Sword swallowing isn't for everyone. In fact, it's for hardly anyone, which is why there are only a few dozen professionals swallowing swords. "It ...

WATCH: Lizardman Sticks Corkscrew Up Nose, Out Mouth And Through Ear

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

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The Soldier Who Walked 35 Miles With a Bullet In His Heart . . . And Other Unbelievable Stories Of America's Service Members

AOL Weird News | David Moye | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

The folks who have served in America’s military have done many great things for this country -- and some unbelievable things, as well. Take Matth...

Ripley's Is Running Out Of Oddities: Believe It Or Not

Wall Street Journal | SARAH NASSAUER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

After 34 years of labor, Scott Weaver, a 49-year-old manager in the produce department of Lucky Supermarket in Rohnert Park, Calif., finished the mode...