Ripley Publishing will again WOW! readers with their newest launch of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Download the Weird, and all-new collection of unbelievable stories from around the world.
But there’s a new twist to Download the Weird – you can actually download the weird. The brand new Ripley’s Believe It or Not! app allows hidden content in the book to COME ALIVE!
Once to download the app, you can either take it for a “test run” if you don’t have either of the books(the other book that you can oddSCAN is the Collection Guidebook) or you can download the oddSCAN within the app to unlock more unbelievable facts that take you to either a video or images. Sorry, the first image is blurry the oddSCAN, scans the image so fast that the camera doesn’t have time to focus!
There are also 4 other sections within the app: cartoons, odditoriums, stuff to buy and iSWORD. The cartoon section features a hand-drawn cartoon every day. The odditorium is a listing of all the Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museums worldwide. And the iSWORD button takes you to another Ripley’s app called, iSWORD, the first-ever sword swallowing app.
State-of-the-art image recognition technology allows readers to instantly pull up bonus content in the book. All readers need to do is download the app to a smartphone or advanced iPod, screengrab the pages in the bookmarked with the special oddSCAN™ logo and watch that story come to life through exclusive videos and images. It’s a one-stop portal that will transport readers deep into the hidden world of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! like never before.
My kids love these Ripley books. They are filled with so many strange but interesting facts and pictures. You know those people that are always quoting authors or throwing out odd facts…well that will be my kids one day. And everyone will ask, why or better yet how in the world do you know that!
Ripley’s fans will be thrilled to see that the newest title in the best-selling series has all the qualities that Ripley’s is known for. Download the Weird is jam-packed with an incredible array of crazy facts, stories, lists, and interviews.
- 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!
A special pullout section provides readers with weird Titanic facts; another features the incredible real-life story of the Elephant Man. A dramatic gatefold pullout features panoramic photos of the home of “Weird Steve,” where every room is crammed with thousands of strange curiosities – it’s impossible to look at just once! And this is just a small preview of the strange and unbelievable stories and photos in the book.
Download the Weird is sure to jump off the shelf with its brilliant contrasting-colored cover with eye-catching holographic foil and lenticular. It’s the perfect gift for anyone who is intrigued by all things weird and is guaranteed to entertain and shock every member of the family.
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