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German alternatives to “Sh.. happens”?

As this metaphor caused some meta-discussion, I would like to know what it exactly means to the majority and what the german counterpart is: My understanding of this metaphor: It's basically ...
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Begriffe die historische, einschneidende Ereignisse/Zeiten beschreiben?

Fallen jemand außer Zäsur, epochales Ereignis, Zeitenwende noch andere Begriffe/Akjektive/Fremdwörter ein, die für diesen Zweck verwendet werden können?
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Expression for someone with very broad and detailed knowledge

Are there any well-known German expressions for someone who is very board and detailed in knowledge? for example: He is a human database
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Terms for “Nicht-Verstehen signalisieren”

As I read here: The first two sentences are classified as "Nicht-Verstehen signalisieren". Are there other widely known terms or interjections to signal you didn't understand something?