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Ripley Radio – Dinosaurs Roaming Africa, a Huge Tree House & A Cure for Hiccups

Imagine every time you hear a specific song, whether in the car, at home or on the beach, you immediately go into a seizure. It’s a problem suffered by those afflicted with a medical malady commonly known as Music Induced Syndrome. It’s rare and it’s UNBELIEVABLE! Jodi Pliszka stops by and tells us all about it.
There are people who have recently seen live dinosaurs in Africa! Lee Speigel tells us a fascinating story about an upcoming expedition that will trek into the deep and dark interior areas of the country to see if they also can spot and of course, chronicle the big guys.

Other Outrageous, Weird, Fun and Unbelievable Items Discussed This Week:
• Horace Burgess, who built the World’s Largest Tree House in Crossville, Tenn. tells Ralf how and why he built it and what it is used for today.

• A 13-Year Old school girl has developed a cure for hiccups. Really! Tune in to hear how her science project may have solved an age-old quandary of the medical community.

Stop, Drop and Sing? Angela reports on new evidence that sound waves can actually put out fires! Believe It or Not!

Tom Roy, our weird holiday creator, explains a very logical, albeit weird celebration: Particularly Preposterous Packaging Day!

• Edward tells us about a few of the unique exhibits in the newest Believe It or Not! Odditorium, located in the Inner Harbor of Baltimore.

• Babe Ruth’s jersey just sold at auction for $4.4 million, the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia every sold! Edward notes that Ripley has a collection of Babe Ruth items, most located in the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! in New York City.

• Grouplove’s catchy tune, Tongue Tied, is our musical egress this week.