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5 things in Discovery Place’s Ripley’s exhibit that completely defy belief

Here are five pieces in “The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!” exhibit, which opens Saturday at Discovery Place, that make it worth the price of admission.

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DON'T MISS: "America's Got Talent" – The summer's hottest reality series returns for its 12th season and, as usual, you never really know what you're going to see up on that stage (a piano-playing chicken?). There is one major change: Nick Cannon is out as host and Tyra Banks is in. The charismatic former model will usher us through all the stupendous – and ridiculous – acts as judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel render their verdicts. 8 p.m. Tuesday, NBC.

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'Believe It or Not' Discovery Place opens new Ripley's exhibit

The exhibit is called "Ripley's Believe It or Not," and it includes many displays from a giant snake to the world's smallest sculptures.
Jenna Eason The Charlotte Observer
'Believe It or Not' Discovery Place opens new Ripley's exhibit 0:50

'Believe It or Not' Discovery Place opens new Ripley's exhibit

Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux's production of Shindig 0:19

Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux's production of Shindig

Forgotten Land - 2015 0:23

Forgotten Land - 2015

Overdrive - 1997 0:23

Overdrive - 1997