03 August

Classic movies stay with people forever. So it makes sense for producers to try and capture that feeling in a TV series, right? Sadly the results rarely measure up. Here’s the pick of those one-shot wonders… Casablanca (1983) You must remember this… or you probably don’t. David Soul left the hood-sliding of Starsky & Hutch […]

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03 August

The custom of well dressing, also known as well flowering, is carried out in various places around Britain, most notably in Derbyshire and Staffordshire. Believed to be an ancient pagan custom, it has developed into a spectacular display that can take a team of up to 20 people a week to complete. How do you […]

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03 August

Have you been feeling particularly cautious lately? Do you find yourself avoiding making major or seemingly risky decisions until you feel life has returned to “normal”? This isn’t unusual, and you are not alone. In these uncertain times of the COVID-19 pandemic, people would rather stick with what they perceive as safe. They veer away […]

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03 August

Featured in Ripley’s Believe It or Not! The past year has left little room for stepping outside of our comfort zones. Perhaps many have struggled to find inspiration, discover new ways of creative thinking, and push the boundaries. While others may have hit their stride in taking that leap, setting that standard, and finding opportunity […]

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31 July

Mad Men is renowned for its historical accuracy throughout its seven seasons. The show factually covers many major historical events throughout the decade of the 1960s. However, even the best historical shows tend to make a few mistakes here and there. Here we take a look at some of the things Mad Men got wrong […]

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31 July

Retro fashion, a musical renaissance, cult classic films – is there anything the 1980s didn’t have? It’s hard to believe how much has changed in 40+ years, and thinking back on the decade has us feeling nostalgic. It was an impactful era for those who grew up during this time and we’ve found photos that […]

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31 July

The 1970s were truly an iconic decade in history. Whether you were a child who always made sure your parents bought you a treat from the local ice cream truck or an adult celebrating the resignation of then-President Richard Nixon, the majority of us have fond memories of that time in our lives. Here are […]

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31 July

George Carlin could make people laugh, but he also made them think. He chose to remain true to himself and found success in his own way, often challenging societal norms throughout his career. Here are 10 facts that prove George Carlin truly marched to the beat of his own drum. 1. A love for languages […]

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31 July

Looking for the ideal way to build up strength at home can be challenging, especially if you don’t have that much space to get workout equipment or build your own home gym. Besides using your own body weight, you can make use of a resistance band, a simple tool to help with your workout at […]

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31 July

Featured in Ripley’s Believe It or Not! [July 26–August 1, 2021] Dumpster-diving cockatoos, white whales, and a man who runs on water, all round up in this week’s weird news from Ripley’s Believe It or Not!  Iron Age Bog Body’s Last Meal Revealed “What would your last meal be?” While often asked as a hypothetical […]

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