If you've read Robert Ripley's Believe It or Not then you'll have learned:
So it's a good thing we have the "Not" option.
Although Robert's informants at times could be a bit off, most of what you read is indeed correct and - which is the purpose, of course - entertaining. A personal CooperToons Opinion is that the earliest columns - which Robert himself both wrote and illustrated - are the most interesting and entertaining. But equally interesting and entertaining is the story of Robert's relatively brief but event filled life. To learn more about Robert and his modus operandi, you can read the recent biography. Or if that's too much trouble, you can learn - believe or not - learn a little if you just click here.