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Ripley’s: Eight-city hunt for more oddities starts in Orlando


Orlando-based Ripley Entertainment, which operates 32 “odditorium” attractions, will visit eight cities throughout 2013, in an attempt to add more oddities to its eclectic collections. The first stop of its Bizarre Buying Bazaar will be at the International Drive museum in Orlando on June 7-8. Edward Meyer, Ripley’s vice president ...

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Ripleys Sword Swallowers day


World Sword Swallower’s Day 2013 at Ripley’s Odditoriums around the globe celebrated this painful looking art form, and Orlando joined in the fun. A good turnout for the announcements of the day Certainly not for the faint hearted or squeamish, this was going to be a painful experience.   Not ...

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Ripleys Sword Swallowing day is upon us again…


More than 20 sword swallowers will be “dropping swords” at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditoriums worldwide  on February 23, in celebration of the 6th annual World Sword Swallower’s Day. In excess of 125 feet of solid steel is set to go down the hatch – hopefully without a scratch! World ...

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World Sword Swallower’s Day


On February 25th, Sword Swallowers around the world will celebrate World Sword Swallower’s Day by doing what they do best — Swallowing swords! Sword Swallowers Association International (SSAI) President Dan Meyer announced the 6th annual World Sword Swallower’s Day to raise awareness of sword swallowers around the world. Founded by ...

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Ripleys Tumbledryer Art


Michigan artist Laura Bell is a little fuzzy about the details of her portrait -The Last Supper. That’s because she used fluffy dryer lint as the medium for her take on this famous work of art. Michigan artist’s Last Supper is Ripley’s largest lint portrait The massive masterpiece measures 14 ...

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Driftwood Art at Ripleys Believe It or Not!


Palm Coast artist Paul Baliker illustrates man’s relationship with nature through amazing works of art, so it only seemed natural for Ripley’s Believe It or Not! to acquire a pair of his unbelievable, signature sculptures. “Oceans 11th Hour” to go on display at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Orlando on ...

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