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781. Sarah McLachlan-

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782. Pearl Jam vs Ticketmaster-When Pearl Jam discovered Ticketmaster was adding a service charge to all their concert tickets without informing the band, the band created their own outdoor stadium for the fans and testified against Ticketmaster to the United States Department of Justice. That “outdoor stadium” was at the Empire Polo Fields in Indio, which basically became Coachella.

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783. Apatheism-Apatheism is the belief that if a god exists, or not, it does not matter, because the effect is the same. Therefore there is no point engaging in worship or even positing the question of existence of the god at all.

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784. Summer of the cans-In 1987, a ship carrying 22 tons of marijuana in 3lb cans dumped all of it in the sea near Brazil after being chased by Brazilian authorities. The cans were carried to the coastline by the tides, and most ended up being found (and used) by locals. This event came to be known as

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785. Mask of Warka-The Mask of Warka is the oldest discovered accurate depiction of a human face (3100 B.C.). It disappeared from the National Museum of Iraq after the 2003 US invasion. A US military mission to recover lost artifacts found the mask, undamaged, buried in a farmer's backyard.

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786. AT&T Kepad-AT&T only put the * and # buttons on the phone keypad because they had extra space, and they figured maybe someone someday will find some use for them.

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787. Norway UK Christmas Tree-Norway sends the UK Christmas trees every year as a symbol of gratitude for “preserving Norwegian liberty” during World War 2.

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788. Usain Bolt-Usain Bolt's running gait is asymmetrical due to scoliosis, which has resulted in his left leg being longer than his right leg. Scientists aren't sure if his record-breaking sprint speeds are because of this or in spite of this.

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789. Brigid of Kildare-Brigid of Kildare is a Catholic Saint who is credited with the miracle of making a pregnant nun's fetus disappear

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790. Anthony Curcio-In 2008, a man named Anthony Curcio hired unwitting decoys on Craigslist with an ad for road maintenance workers to orchestrate an elaborate and successful bank heist. He made away with $400,000 and escaped down a creek on an inner tube.

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