Ripley’s Time Warp

Ripley’s Time Warp


Ripley’s Time Warp reveals the most bizarre parallel events in world history. Drawing on remarkable tales from around the globe, Time Warp uncovers incredible moments that you’d never believe happened at the same time. Did you know . . .

· Nintendo was founded in 1889: the same year the Eiffel Tower was built?
· The last guillotining in France was in 1977: the same year the first Star Wars movie was released?
· The world’s oldest light bulb has been on since 1901: the same year Australia was founded?

An enthralling dive into the most mind-boggling moments in world history, Time Warp shows that sometimes past and present collide in the most unexpected ways . . .

About the author


Robert Leroy Ripley was an American cartoonist who created and developed the world-famous Ripleys Believe It or Not! cartoon strip in the years after the First World War. He travelled the globe in search of unusual objects and stories, and built up an extraordinary collection of everything from shrunken heads to dinosaur eggs and iron maidens. These are now exhibited in Ripley museums around the world. The Ripleys Believe It or Not! is an annual international top-ten bestseller.
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