As Winter sets in, many of us are collecting stacks of books to read during the cold months ahead. If you are doing just such a thing, consider adding the latest Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! book to your winter reading list. Ripley's books have long held their reader'simaginations through fantastic tales of the weird and unusual. This year's edition is no different in that respect, but along with the odd tales of intrigue, this year's book comes with an added twist!
Inside the book you will find oddSCAN logos which add a new dimension to your reading experience. You can access this unique content by downloading the FREE App at Ripleys.com or through iTunes. Once you've downloaded the app with your smartphone or advanced iPod, you can point your device at the oddSCAN icons and with Ripley's Believe It or Not! Download the Weird you will unlock additional content that adds a whole new dimension to the strange and fantastic stories on the page. Here is just a small sample of the wonderful world of oddity you will discover in the book:
- Meet the world’s oddest couple: he swallows swords, hedge trimmers and umbrella handles while she hangs upside down and lifts lead weights by her hair!
- Learn why a California man has experienced more than 950 violent car crashes.
- See tourists risk life and limb to get their picture taken with an 18-foot-long crocodile!
Once you have read the book, consider visiting one of Ripley's 90 Odditoriums for a fun-filled afternoon of oddity and intrigue. The location in San Antonio is right across the street from the Alamo, and if that isn't odd enough for you, what waits for you inside will be something to remember. Take my word for it!