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Roza Shanina, the Sniper Who Wouldn’t Leave the Front

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During WW2, the ever progressive Soviet Union made the decision to begin deploying female sharpshooters across the country out of the belief women were more cunning than men and hence would be better at shooting people in the dick from 800 yards away. One of these snipers was Roza Shanina who pretty much spent the entire war ignoring every order she was ever given if it involved anything other than shooting Nazis. 

Poachers Have to Hunt Hippos With Rocket Launchers

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Due to their sizeable bulk and the fact they have an ass that doesn’t quit, ever, hippos are pretty much immune to bullets and are totally unphased by  punches to the face, couple this with them being one of the singular most aggressive animals in all of Africa and you have an animal that you absolutely would not want to fuck with, unless you have a rocket launcher. 

Master Shredder’s Design Was Based on a Cheese Grater

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Lets not mince words here, Master Shredder is f*****g awesome, he’s a 7ft tall martial arts master clad in the raddest set of armor this side of the final three Star Wars movies and he was, for a time, voiced by Uncle God-damn Phil. Next to the walking power metal album cover that is Lord Zedd, Master Shredder is easily one of the coolest Saturday morning cartoon villains of all time, which only make the fact his design was partially inspired by a cheese grater all the more hilarious. 

Stanley Kubrick Insisted on Color-Coding a Black and White Movie

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Stanley Kubrick has a reputation amongst film buffs and dickheads who like to drop his name into conversations about action movies to make people feel bad watching them as an insane perfectionist who would micro-manage almost every aspect of his films. This is perhaps no better proven than by that one time he insisted on making something green in a black and white movie. 

Bach Carried Around a Dagger to Protect Himself From Angry Students

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Johann Sebastian Bach is mostly known for two things, his career as one of the most prolific composers in history and his temper. In fact, Bach’s temper was so ferocious that as a young man he took to carrying a dagger to protect himself from all of the people he annoyed.