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Seagulls have been attacking live Whales in Argentina - pecking open their skin to eat the blubber when the whales surface for air.

17x swimming champ Shavarsh Karapetyan after a 12mile run heard a bus crash into the water.Dove 30 feet breaking the backwindow saving 20 lives 1 at a time.Ended his sports career from cuts he received by broken glass,raw sewage in the water getting into his lungs.He was ina coma for 45days.

An American sniper once crawled on his chest alone for 4 days and 3 nights to assassinate an enemy commander

21-year-old Lieutenant Zvika Greengold, an Israeli tank officer who fought in the Yom Kippur War for 30 hours straight, destroyed up to 60 enemy tanks (swapping his own every time he sustained damage), and fooled the Syrians into believing they were facing a company sized force.

Bill Murray hated working on Groundhog Day and wouldn't return calls. When the crew convinced him to get a PA, he hired a deaf mute who only knew sign language - which no one else knew, including Bill Murray

Big Bertha, a gun used during WW1, was so powerful that troops had to move 300 yards away and put cotton wads in their ears, eyes, and nose, as well as open their mouths, so that their eardrums weren't burst by the blast presure

The Marquis de Favras, who, on reading his death warrant, said “I see that you have made three spelling mistakes”

At one point in the 1990's, 50% of the CD’s produced worldwide had an AOL logo on it

Humans came very close to extinction at least 3 times, at one point possibly falling to a worldwide population of 600

After South Park’s ‘Cartoon Wars: Part 1’ aired, the team received an appraising phone call from the ‘King of the Hill’ staff and and flowers from the ‘the Simpson’s’ staff for “ripping on Family Guy”.

Guy Fawkes - who tried to blow up the British Houses of Parliament - avoided the agony of being hanged, drawn and quartered by jumping off the gallows scaffold, breaking his neck and dying instantly.

Katherine Switzer was the first woman to complete the Boston Marathon in 1967 despite race organizers physically trying to stop her during the race

More people have died drowning in molasses than died by coyote attacks.

When the creation of the 'Cheers' spinoff, 'Frasier' was announced, Cheers cast-member Kirstie Alley called producer David Lee to tell him she wouldn't make any appearances on the show, because she was a Scientologist and didn't believe in psychiatry. He replied, "I don't recall asking."

In 1954, the US tested their first dry fuel nuclear bomb, "Castle Bravo". The explosion was 3x larger than expected. The fallout affected a 100 mile radius, and material traveled as far as India and Australia. It is the most significant radioactive contamination ever caused by the US.