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EVEL KNIEVEL’S DEATH-DEFYING DESCENT Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Strange Stories When the United States government denied his request to jump over the Grand Canyon, Knievel scouted out an alternative location for one of his greatest attempts: Snake River Canyon in Twin Falls, Idaho. In need of more power than your typical motorcycle, Knievel hired a team of engineers to build him a steam-powered “rocket cycle.” While his rocket-powered vehicle made it across the canyon, the parachute attached to it deployed prematurely and winds dragged his craft back into the canyon… FIND OUT WHAT HAPPENED →

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  Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is excited to launch Ripley’s Weird Minute Flash Briefing on Amazon Alexa. Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, and Echo Tap is a hands-free speaker you control with your voice and uses Alexa. Ask Alexa to play music, hear the news, check weather, control your smart home, and hear Ripley’s Weird Minute. To listen, visit Alexa Skills and enable Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Ripley’s Weird Minute. After you have enabled the skill, just say “Alexa, what’s my Flash Briefing?” or “Alexa, what’s in the news?”, and just like that, you have added 60 seconds of fun facts to your day!Read More →

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