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711. Keira Knightley-Keira Knightley was meant to be named

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712. Vitaminwater-Vitaminwater is basically sugar-water, to which about a penny's worth of synthetic vitamins have been added. A bottle of vitaminwater contains 33 grams of sugar, making it more akin to a soft drink than to a healthy beverage. Even Coca-Cola argued in court that

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713. Dogs WIlliams Syndrome-When humans domesticated wolves, we basically bred Williams syndrome into dogs, which is characterized by

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714. George Washington-By law, no United States officer can outrank George Washington. He was posthumously promoted to Six-Star General in 1976.

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715. Master of Puppet-Metallica’s ‘Master of Puppets’ was deemed

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716. Draining Mediterranean Herman Sörgel-German architect Herman Sörgel devoted his whole life to promote his grand scheme of damming and draining the Mediterranean to create vast amounts of land and to unite Europe and Africa into one super continent.

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717. Kirby-German architect Herman Sörgel devoted his whole life to promote his grand scheme of damming and draining the Mediterranean to create vast amounts of land and to unite Europe and Africa into one super continent.

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718. Rotten Apple-The Nintendo character Kirby was named after John Kirby, the legal counsel for Nintendo who helped them win their lawsuit with Universal Studios in 1982. John Kirby was gifted a sailboat Christened the “Donkey Kong” and given exclusive rights to name any boat he owned “Donkey Kong.”

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719. 911-On 9/11, despite security telling people to stay, Aon executives began evacuating their employees and thus saved 924 lives.

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720. Shavarsh Karapetyan-Shavarsh Karapetyan was a professional swimmer who in 1976 saved 20 people that got trapped in frigid, sewage-infested waters. His career as a professional swimmer ended after this heroic act due to pneumonia and blood contamination that put him in a coma. Now he sells shoes for a living.

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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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