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51-joyce-vincent-A British woman named Joyce Vincent died alone in her bedsit in 2003, but wasn't discovered until 2006. She was found with the television still on and surrounded with wrapped Christmas presents.

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52-shigeru-miyamoto-Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of Nintendo games such as Mario, Donkey Kong, and Zelda, has a hobby of guessing the measurements of objects, then checking to see if he was correct. He enjoys the hobby so much he carries a tape measure with him everywhere.

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53-ben-elephant-A 30-year-old elephant named Ben sought help at a safari lodge after being shot by poachers. The elephant waited patiently near the lodge for the 6 hours it took for a vet to fly in and dress his 3 bullet wounds.

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54-david-prowse-Actor David Prowse who played Darth Vader in Star Wars stopped learning his lines after learning his voice would be dubbed over. Instead, he would improvise lines, sometimes speaking complete gibberish, forcing his co-stars to respond as if he had said the correct line.

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55-anti-piracy-ad-The music used in the

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56-breaking-bad-After marathoning Breaking Bad, Anthony Hopkins wrote Bryan Cranston a fan letter, saying (among other things)

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57-3d-printed-braces-A college student named Amos Dudley aligned his teeth successfully by 3D printing his own clear braces for less than $60; he'd built his own 3D home printer but fixed his teeth over months with 12 trays he made on his college's more precise 3D printer.

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58. George Washington-George Washington feared the growing influence of political parties in the US. He thought that it would lead to

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59-arizona-iced-tea-Arizona iced tea hasn't changed its 99ยข retail price since 1992.

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60. Shark-In 2001 a shark bit off a boy's arm in Florida. His uncle rescued him before wrestling the 200-pound shark to shore. The arm was retrieved from inside the shark and after an 11-hour operation was reattached.

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