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Bizarre News - I went fishing in Brazil and all I got was this harpoon in the face.
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Saturday, January 7, 2017
Greetings fellow Bizarros:
There is a little bit of poetic justice to this story. Apparently it is illegal to use harpoons for fishing in certain areas of Brazil from November through January. Which is why it was a bit suspicious for a local fisherman to seek emergency medical treatment for a harpoon in the face.
27-year-old Hugo Pereira da Silva was out fishing with a friend at the Rio Paranaiba dam in Araguari when the 3 foot spear pierced his face. The spear was just inches away from causing more serious injuries, even death.
Araguari fire department Deputy Lt. Lucenildo Batista Alves said: "Unfortunately, they were not careful with the positioning, the distance. And the waters of the river in our region are murky, especially in the very dirty rainy season."
The harpoon-headed fisherman was treated, and he has been released from the hospital.
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*-- Naked Man Accused of Robbing Pizza Store --*
What do you know? Another story about a crazy naked person. Authorities have arrested a man who they say burglarized a pizza shop in the nude earlier this month. Baltimore County police said in a statement that 23-year-old Jonathan K. Newman has been charged with second-degree burglary following the break-in into Slice Pizza. Police say Newman's pants ripped off as he entered the store from a roof vent. Video footage shows the suspect then took off his shirt to cover his face. The store owner told local news that there was no money in the cash register, but the suspect still caused thousands of dollars in damage to the store.
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Lewis, about that woman with a robot boyfriend...sounds like the premise for a Japanese anime. -Chris
[Oh, if you've ever seen tentacle porn you'd know Japanese anime is way past robot boyfriends.]
Maybe that woman who got burned on New Years Eve ordered a Flaming Moe.
Hey! If you can't handle the heat, don't order a flaming shot. At least she got a good story to go along with her burns.
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