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The Heartbreaking Odds of 20 Different Things Happening to You

Get ready to give up your dreams of stardom and take up new dreams of being assaulted by a toilet! Here are some surprising, and somewhat disappointing numbers on the likelihood of something happening to you. Sure, you can increase or decrease your odds by taking acting classes or getting drunk on the toilet more, but these are your ballpark numbers. Check this out for a list of incredibly unlikely things that actually happened,

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32 Amazingly Unlikely Moments That Went Against All Odds

You're bound to see a few incredibly unlikely moments in your life. Luckily, with the power of the internet, you can see and learn about oodles of crazily unlikely occurrences! So here are some amazing moments that went against the statistics. If this was too uplifting, here are some instances that weren't so lucky.

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Ryan Smith did not expect to catch this pass. He didn't even know the ball was in the air. It just kind of clicks in perfectly. It even takes a second for the announcers to realize he had no idea what was going on. Gotta love some unintentional serendipity.

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23 Impressive Moments of Misfortune and Failure

You should never expect things to go your way all the time. However the manner and variation of disappointing moments are completely unpredictable. Will you get rear-ended on your way to work? Or will your pancakes just look at you weird? There's just no way of knowing how things could go wrong.

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27 Wild Photos Taken At Exactly The Right Moment

You don't get a lot of opportunities to take photos like these. Whether it's just a rare thing, a type of perspective you never see, or just sheer coincidence, all you can say is "cool." Here are some wonderful photos taken at the exact moment of failure.

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20+ Pilots Reveal Scary Incidents When The Passengers Had No Idea They Were Doomed

Ignorance is bliss. We don't advise reading these "we're all doomed" moments from grateful pilots, who pulled things off, without any passengers getting wind of it. You can just feel the terror and panic in these stories. Flying is fun until it isn't!

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19 People Share the Wildest Goodwill Donations They've Ever Seen

People who work at Goodwill have seen some pretty freaky stuff. From human remains to bondage gear to a surprising amount of wedding dresses, there are a whole lot of things you'd be surprised to find while sorting through a pile of personal belongings. And that's just the things people take out of their homes. You should see what they keep in there.

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Guy Gets Supremely Helpful Note from Incredibly Responsible 6th Grader

Andrew Sipowics had some pretty impressive news for Twitter when a kid left a note on his banged up car. When we were in 6th grade, all we were worried about was video games and being terrified of girls. Anyway, since the hit and run, the bus company paid for the damage and fired the driver.

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18 Crazily Unlikely Occurrences People Had Happen to Them

There's a lot of people in the world, so it's a statistical certainly that some really, really, ridiculously rare crap is gonna happen to someone out there. Whether it's getting struck by lightning, something worse, or just winning some weird sweepstakes, there are some crazy unlikely stories out there.

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20 Amazed People Share the Most Incredible Coincidence They've Ever Witnessed

Just because something is statistically improbable doesn't mean there's no way of it happening. When you consider how many people there are living their own individual lives, the possibility of something improbable happening between them, at least once, becomes a near certainty. Chance is a real mofo. And in case you wanted to see how unlucky people can get, here are some more stories.

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18 Extremely Lucky People Share Their Biggest Bullet Dodged Moments In Life

The saying, "bullet dodged" can cover a lot of ground: an actual bullet, a person who is all kinds of life-ruining crazy, a terrible illness, etc. The fact is, these people enjoyed an incredible stroke of luck that kept them safe from hell's fury, itself. 

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20 Of The Luckiest People To Walk The Planet

Some lucky bastards just seem to have all the luck in the world! These people were basically dealt a winning hand right out the womb. 

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19 of the Most Unbelievable Things About Human History

It can seem like the world only began when we were born, but in reality our whole lives are just minuscule dots in history. There have been countless humans before us, and a lot of them did some pretty amazing things. Thinking about the past really puts things into perspective, and I think everyone needs a little wake up call now and then to remember that some pretty crazy stuff went down before we were around. Here's 19 stories from AskReddit about some very cool things humanity has achieved so far. Inspiring. 

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16 People Share the Biggest Bullet They've Ever Dodged

These people had some real close calls, but by chance, circumstance or skill managed to get out (pretty much) unscathed.

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