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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Greetings fellow Bizarros:

How's this for luck? A father and daughter visiting Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas took less than hour to find a massive 2.03-carat white diamond.

Dan Frederick and his daughter, Lauren, said they were visiting Arkansas from their home in Renton, Wash., when they went to the park and discovered what has been dubbed "The Lucky Diamond."

The father and daughter said they planned their trip to the park after searching the internet for "places to find gems."

Dan Frederick said he spotted the reflection of light off the diamond just a few feet away from where he was standing.

"Dan Frederick has proven, once again, that it is possible to find large, beautiful diamonds while surface searching. This is an example of a diamond that all park visitors dream of taking home," Park Interpreter Betty Coors said.

"My dad and I have always loved to hunt for gems; we've dug for sapphires and garnets and always search for agates when we're on the Washington coast," Lauren Frederick said.

"Naturally, we had always wanted to go to Arkansas to dig for diamonds. As much as we have talked about the trip and planned it out, I think we're still kind of in shock that we found something as big and beautiful as our 'Lucky Diamond.'"

The family said they haven't decided what to do with their diamond.

The last thing I found lying on the ground was a quarter. And it turned out to be Canadian.


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*-- Bald Eagle Stuck in Car Grill in Florida --*

They may be regal. They may be majestic. But nobody ever said they were smart. What appeared at first to be a 3D decal on the front of a car bumper, turned out to be a live eagle. The driver who noticed the eagle stuck in the front grill of a passing car chased down the vehicle and alerted police. Clay County police and firefighters were soon on the seen, and were able to dislodge the eagle. The bird apparently became lodged in the front of the car when it flew too close in front of the oncoming vehicle. The bird was named "Matthew" after the hurricane that recently passed through Florida. Matthew will be released after being nursed back to full health.


*-- Man Nearly Kills Dogs With Pressure Washer --*

Did I say eagles are stupid? Eagles are freaking geniuses compared to this genetic misfire. A man was arrested on a charge of animal cruelty after being seen cleaning his dogs with a pressure washer, according to police in Oklahoma. According to the criminal complaint, officers were called to a car wash where they found Schultz pressure washing his dogs. The two dogs were in cages in the bed of Schultz's truck. Schultz was ordered to stop spraying his dogs and turn off the pressure washer, but he ignored the police. Schultz told officers that he was giving the dogs a bath because one of them threw up. The dogs were taken to the Woodland Animal Hospital. In court, Schultz pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty.

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For the mother in Texas it's not your fault that you have all those girls it's the fault of the donor of the sperm that determines the sex of the baby. maybe get another donor? -Keith
[After 14 kids I doubt she's going to find anybody else to dip his sausage in her mustard pot.]

What the hell is going on in the world when a 19-year-old commits a double homicide and tries to eat one of his victims? Is it just me, or does anybody else feel like humanity, or at least society, needs one big reboot?

That poor, dumb kid. Society has clearly failed him. What he needs is a lot of therapy and understanding, and dare I say it, maybe a hug?

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