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391. Cate Blanchett-Cate Blanchett's Academy Award for playing Katherine Hepburn in

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392. Krakatoa-In 1883, the Eruption of Krakatoa was so loud, it was heard over 3000 miles away, the equivalent of hearing a sound from Ireland while you're in Boston. It also ruptured the eardrums of sailors over 40 miles away, killed over 36,000 due to the eruptions and subsequent tsunamis.

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393. Seinfeld-Seinfeld wasn't actually a

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394. Smuggling-In 2010, at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, two women tried to smuggle their dead relative's body onto a flight by putting him in a wheelchair and putting sunglasses on him. It was only when airport staff tried to check him in and he wouldn't respond that suspicions were raised.

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395. Cigarettes-A packet of cigarettes in Australia will cost $40 by 2020.

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396. Wimbeldon-You're not allowed to swear when playing in Wimbledon. As such, line judges have to learn curse words in every language.

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397. Mike-A scambaiter named Mike conned a “Nigerian Prince” out of $80 by pretending to be Father Hector Barnett of ‘The Church of the Painted Breast’ and convincing the scammer to take part in the church's initiation process.

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398. William Brennan-In 1993, a man named William Brennan walked out of the Stardust Casino in Las Vegas with $500K in cash and chips and vanished, along with his cat. He has never been heard from since, making it one of the most successful casino robberies in history.

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399. Barbara Bush-In 1990, First Lady Barbara Bush criticized The Simpsons as “the dumbest thing I've ever seen.

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400. James Doohan-James Doohan (Scotty on 'Star Trek') was among the armada of Allied troops, who landed at Normandy. He successfully led his men through a minefield and killed two German snipers. In the process, he got shot six times. Four times in the leg, once in the chest, and once in his right middle finger. He probably would have died had it not been for a cigarette case made out of silver in his chest pocket that his brother had given him. His right middle finger had to be amputated.

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  1. Would you mind if I started to post these facts on iFunny? I really think people would love them and I would of course credit and link your website.

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