Ripley s Believe It Or Not Seeing Is Believing

Author: Ripley's Believe It Or Not!
Publisher: Ripley Publishing
ISBN: 1893951456
Release Date: 2009-08-04
Genre: Reference

The 6th title in the best selling Ripley’s Believe It or Not! annual series is a compendium of incredible bizarre facts, stories, interviews and features all presented in a stunning bright new design. This year’s book features icons that guide readers to astounding video clips on our new fully-integrated website, where they can see some of our subjects in action. Be amazed at the dentist with no arms, the snake that swallowed a wallaby, an underwater sculptor and a four-eared cat! For the legions of dedicated Ripley’s fans, and anyone else on the planet who loves unbelievable facts and jaw-dropping images, the latest annual in this successful series is a feast of delights. Also, a dramatic eight-page gatefold section presents some extraordinary performers of the past, and additional black and white Ripley archive photographs feature throughout the book.

Ripley s Believe It Or Not

Author: Geoff Tibballs
Publisher: Ripley Publishing
ISBN: 1893951316
Release Date: 2008-08-05
Genre: Reference

An illustrated collection of oddities that are sure to shock the reader.

Ripley s Believe It Or Not Strikingly True

Author: Ripley's Believe It Or Not!
Publisher: Ripley Publishing
ISBN: 1609910001
Release Date: 2011-09-13
Genre: Reference

The newest title in the Ripley's Annual series is a compendium of new and bizarre stories, pictures and interviews all of which are packaged nicely within a vibrant red foil and lenticular cover. For the legions of dedicated Ripley’s fans, and anyone else on the planet who loves unbelievable facts and jaw-dropping images, the latest annual in our bestselling series is a feast of delights. Be amazed at a portrait made from 200,000 dead ants, the man who traversed the English Channel by holding onto a bunch of balloons, and the single human hair featuring paintings of all 42 American presidents. A compendium of incredible and bizarre facts, stories, interviews and features, presented in a stunning new design, this book also drives readers to Ripley’s fully interactive website. There are intriguing interviews with some of the astounding individuals who are featured in the book that spotlight their achievements and reveal more about what motivates them. A dramatic eight-page gatefold sections presents Ripley’s first ever odditorium, which showcased sideshow performers and was built for the World’s Trade Fair in 1933. This features a selection of choice memorabilia including Robert Ripley’s original annotated list of performers. Informative “Ripley’s Research” boxes give the scientific explanation behind some of the most incredible tales in the book, such as how people have turned their fingers into magnets. A section on the Olympic games, past and present, highlights the wacky as well as the amazing feats that have taken place at the height of sporting achievement. Additional black and white Ripley archive photographs feature throughout the book, and miscellaneous lists are also scattered throughout. This year specially commissioned photographic features will also appear in the book.

LIFE Seeing is Believing

Author: The Editors of LIFE
Publisher: Life
ISBN: 1603201424
Release Date: 2014-09-23
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

Readers who love the "strange but true" realm-which includes bestsellers from the Guinness Book of World Records to Ripley's Believe It or Not-will love this book from LIFE. The LIFE book falls at the high end of the genre, in that our readers trust LIFE's veracity, and treasure LIFE's always vivid, always truthful photography. The allure of the incredible is mighty, and in this book one incredible story after another is set before the reader in riveting narratives and pictures that are as beguiling-and often as beautiful-as they are persuasive. Myths are explored (some are exploded!) and legends probed. LIFE's editors travel from the highlands of Scotland to the low country of the American Southeast, investigating occurrences and objects that locals swear are real. The world's tallest man and its largest animal are visited. Microscopic animals are revealed, as are beasts dating back to the dinosaurs. Could these chimps be our closest cousins? Witness their behavior and decide for yourself (with the help, of course, of information provided in the incisive text). This is a captivating volume for young and mature readers alike.

Ripley s Believe It Or Not Planet Eccentric

Author: Ripley Entertainment, Inc
Publisher: Ripley Publishing
ISBN: IND:30000109933345
Release Date: 2005-10-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Gathers fantastic, but true, trivia and reports on unusual historical, natural, and cultural phenomena from around the world.

Ripley s Believe It Or Not Enter If You Dare

Author: Ripley's Believe It Or Not!
Publisher: Ripley Publishing
ISBN: 1893951634
Release Date: 2010-08-10
Genre: Reference

The all new 7th title in the successful Ripley’s Believe It or Not! annual series. A compendium of incredible bizarre facts, stories, interviews and features, this year’s book also offers access to a fully-integrated website featuring astounding clips, and two 8-page pull out gatefold sections, one featuring vampires.

Ripley s Believe It Or Not Remarkable Revealed

Author: Geoff Tibballs
Publisher: Ripley Publishing
ISBN: 1893951227
Release Date: 2007-07-01
Genre: Reference

Presents an illustrated collection of unusual phenomena and oddities, grouped into such categories as curious creations, incredible animals, fantastic feats, and unusual tales.

Eye Benders

Author: Clive Gifford
Publisher: Barrons Juveniles
ISBN: 1438003668
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents examples of optical illusions and discusses how they happen by looking at how the brain and the eyes work together.

Ripley s Believe It Or Not Download the Weird

Author: Ripley's Believe It Or Not!
Publisher: Ripley Publishing
ISBN: 160991032X
Release Date: 2012-09-11
Genre: Reference

The all-new ninth title in the bestselling Ripley’s Believe It or Not! annual series features compendium of incredible and bizarre facts, stories, photographs, interviews, and features in a stunning new design. For the legions of dedicated Ripley's fans, and anyone else on the planet who loves the unbelievable, the latest annual in our bestselling series is a feast of delights. As well as the jaw-dropping images and strange facts, we present intriguing interviews with some of the astounding individuals who feature in the book, and informative "Ripley's Research" boxes that give the scientific explanation behind some of the most incredible tales. In addition, there are fascinating black and white photos from the Ripley archive, numerous lists, and a brand new Ripley's Weird Records feature.

The Big Little Book Of Happy Sadness

Author: Colin Thompson
Publisher: Random House Australia
ISBN: 9781742748047
Release Date: 2012-03-28
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

The funny, touching story of an unlikely friendship from master storyteller Colin Thompson George lives with his grandmother and a big empty space where his mother and father should be. One Friday on his way home from school, George visits the animal shelter. There, in the very last cage, is Jeremy, a sad dog who looks as lost and lonely as George feels. When Jeremy comes home to live with George and his granny, their whole lives change, and they learn that when it comes to love, it's quality not quantity that counts . . .

Ripley s Search for the Shrunken Heads

Author: Ripley's Believe It Or Not!
Publisher: Ripley Publishing
ISBN: 1893951243
Release Date: 2007-10-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This fascinating facsimile diary offers a first-hand account of Robert Ripley's travels to far-flung exotic corners of the globe in search of the weird & wonderful during the 1930s. "Ripley’s Search for the Shrunken Heads" is an evocative pot pourri of the journeys and discoveries made by Robert Ripley in the 1920s and 1930s. It features the highlights of those daring escapades in which he set off on the merest whiff of a rumor that something exotic and unique was there to be found in Panang, or the Phunjab, or eastern Persia. With his drawings, cartoons, doodles, and memorabilia, the book puts in an atmospheric context the strange and bizarre world that unfolded before Ripley’s gaze. . From lakes of soda & bridges of blood to the shrunken heads themselves, Ripley's discoveries are laid out for you to explore in fantastic three-dimensional detail in this extraordinary book.

Fortune s Pawn

Author: Rachel Bach
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780316221092
Release Date: 2013-11-05
Genre: Fiction

Devi Morris isn't your average mercenary. She has plans. Big ones. And a ton of ambition. It's a combination that's going to get her killed one day - but not just yet. That is, until she just gets a job on a tiny trade ship with a nasty reputation for surprises. The Glorious Fool isn't misnamed: it likes to get into trouble, so much so that one year of security work under its captain is equal to five years everywhere else. With odds like that, Devi knows she's found the perfect way to get the jump on the next part of her Plan. But the Fool doesn't give up its secrets without a fight, and one year on this ship might be more than even Devi can handle. If Sigouney Weaver in Alien met Starbuck in Battlestar Galactica, you'd get Deviana Morris -- a hot new mercenary earning her stripes to join an elite fighting force. Until one alien bite throws her whole future into jeopardy.

Ripley s Believe It or Not

Author: Ripley's Believe It Or Not!
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781609910419
Release Date: 2011-12-06
Genre: Reference

Facsimile of the original 1929 book. From the original 1929 promotion, Robert Ripley describes the land where rain has fallen for a million years; here he talks with you about the Ever-Standing Men and the Upside-Down Men of Benares. Sport enthusiasts will prick up their ears at the queer tales told by the man who it is said can answer more questions on sports than any other living man. All these stores, all these marvelous adventuring into the countries of the fantastically true are lavishly illustrated with a multitude of those vivid cartoons which are followed eagerly every night in the New York Evening Post and more than 100 other newspapers. You will find your old favorites-and some new puzzlers which Mr. Ripley has uncorked now for the first time. Believe It Or Not this volume contains a thousand new things under the sun!

The Magic of Believing for Young People

Author: Claude M. Bristol
Publisher: Bnpublishing.Com
ISBN: 160796063X
Release Date: 2008-12-01
Genre: Self-Help

The Magic of Believing for Young People helps young people start life headed in the right direction, shows them how to use their capabilities and talents to achieve what they want from life, gives them self-confidence at an age when they need it most. Most important of all, it is presented to teenagers in terms they can understand, and it is designed to provide them with the groundwork for building successful lives. CONTENTS 1. SUCCESS AND YOU 2. MIND POWER EXPERIMENTS 3. WHAT DO YOU WANT? 4. WHAT IS THE SUBCONSCIOUS? 5. HOW TO MAKE DECISIONS 6. YOU WANT TO BELIEVE? HERE'S HOW 7. HOW TO FORM MENTAL PICTURES 8. TRY THESE TECHNIQUES 9. FEAR AND IMAGINATION 10. SEEING IS BELIEVING 11. YOUR MONEY PROBLEMS 12. GETTING AHEAD 13. THE WANDERING MIND 14. MASTER OF YOURSELF"

Ripley s Believe It Or Not Dare to Look

Author: Ripley's Believe It Or Not
Publisher: Ripley Publishing
ISBN: 160991077X
Release Date: 2013-09-10
Genre: Reference

Dare to Look! is the 10th book – and best yet – in the phenomenal bestselling Ripley's Believe It or Not! annual series. It offers up the world of weird in an all-new collection of unbelievable stories from across the globe. The new Ripley's Believe It or Not! app allows hidden content in the book to come alive. Dare to Look! is the latest bestselling book in Ripley's Believe It or Not! annual series. It offers up the world of weird in an all-new collection of unbelievable stories from across the globe. The new Ripley's Believe It or Not! app allows hidden content in the book to come alive. A Parents’ Choice Winner in the FUN STUFF category, as well as winner of the 2013 USA Best Book Awards in categories of Young Adult: Non-Fiction and Best Cover Design: Non-Fiction, Dare to Look! is perfect for every household. Jam-packed with a mind-boggling selection of incredible facts, crazy stories, jaw-dropping pictures, lists and interviews, this fantastic book also comes with bonus hidden content that's accessible using our Ripley's Believe It or Not! app. Step right into the world of Ripley's and see it come alive by scanning the special oddSCAN™ logos with a smartphone to reveal exclusive videos, images and more. Organized into thematic chapters, the crazy stories are illustrated with a wealth of amazing images throughout. Published annually, with brand new extraordinary material every year, this interactive series presents the best of Ripley's Believe It or Not!