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If you think someone who devotes all his time to obscure and esoteric trivia is a nerd, then Robert Leroy Ripley was indeed the King of the Nerds.
On the other hand, if you think someone who amassed a multimillion dollar empire where he traveled to remote and exotic lands, lived in a 48 room mansion, and had a following of a bevy of beautiful babes - while all the time making a living by doing what he loved best - is a fantastically astute businessman, then Robert was a businessman's businessman's genius genius.
But just how much of the Believe It or Not is the Not? Well, you can start off by researching what Robert wrote about by looking through various source and reference works. Or you can take a bit of a shortcut and just click here.