you are having a bad day?
Fire authorities in California found a corpse in a burned-out
section of forest while assessing the damage done by a forest
fire. The deceased male was dressed in a full wet suit, complete
with scuba tanks on his back, flippers, and face mask.
A postmortem test
revealed that the man died not from burns, but from massive
internal injuries. Dental records provided a positive identification..
Investigators then set about to determine how a fully clothed
diver ended up in the middle of a forest fire.
It was revealed
that on the day of the fire, the man went diving off the coast,
some 20 miles from the forest. The fire fighters, seeking
to control the fire as quickly as possible, had called in
a fleet of helicopters with very large dip buckets. Water
was dipped from the ocean and emptied at the site of the forest
You guessed it.
One minute our diver was making like Flipper in the Pacific,
the next, he was doing the breast stroke in a fire dip bucket
300 feet in the air.
Some days it just
doesn't pay to get out of bed. but keep reading.......
Still think you're
having a bad day?
A man was working
on his motorcycle on the patio, his wife nearby in the kitchen.
While racing the engine, the motorcycle accidentally slipped
into gear. The man, still holding onto the handlebars, was
dragged along as it burst through the glass patio doors.
His wife, hearing
the crash, ran in the room to find her husband cut and bleeding,
the motorcycle, and the shattered patio door. She called for
an ambulance and, because the house sat on a fairly large
hill, went down the several flights of stairs to meet the
paramedics and escort them to her husband.
While the attendants
were loading her husband, the wife managed to right the motorcycle
and push it outside. She also quickly blotted up the spilled
gasoline with some paper towels and tossed them into the toilet.
After being treated
and released, the man returned home, looked at the shattered
patio door and the damage done to his motorcycle. He went
into the bathroom and consoled himself with a cigarette while
attending to his business. About to stand, he flipped the
butt between his legs.
The wife, who was
in the kitchen, heard a loud explosion and her husband screaming..
Finding him lying on the bathroom floor with his trousers
blown away and burns on his buttocks, legs and groin, she
once again phoned for an ambulance. The same paramedic crew
As the paramedics
carried the man down the stairs to the ambulance they asked
the wife how he had come to burn himself. She told them. They
started laughing so hard, one slipped, the stretcher dumping
the husband out. He fell down the remaining stairs, breaking
Still having a
bad day? Jus t remember, it couldbe worse....
The average cost of rehabilitating a seal after the Exxon
Valdes oil spill in Alaska was $80,000. At a special ceremony,
two of the most expensively saved animals were being released
back into the wild amid cheers and applause from onlookers.
A minute later, in full view, a killer whale ate them both.
Still think you
are having a bad day?
A woman came home to find her husband in the kitchen shaking
frantically, almost in a dancing frenzy, with some kind of
wire running from his waist towards the electric kettle. Intending
to jolt him away from the deadly current, she whacked him
with a handy plank of wood, breaking his arm in two places.
Up to that moment, he had been happily listening to his Walkman.
STILL think you're
having a bad day?
Two animal rights protesters were protesting at the cruelty
of sending pigs to a slaughterhouse in Bonn, Germany. Suddenly,
all two thousand pigs broke loose and escaped through a broken
fence, stampeding madly. The two hapless protesters were trampled
What?! STILL having a bad d ay??
Iraqi terrorist Khay Rahnajet didn't pay enough postage on
a letter bomb. It came back with 'return to sender' stamped
on it. Forgetting it was the bomb, he opened it and was blown
There now, feeling
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