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Source of Huge Eyeball on Fla. Beach ID'd

Probably came from a swordfish

(Newser) - The softball-sized eyeball that washed up on a Florida beach last week probably belonged to a swordfish, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says. "Experts on site and remotely have viewed and analyzed the eye, and based on its color, size and structure, along with the presence of... More »

Weird Beach Find: A Giant Eyeball

From a whale maybe? Florida officials trying to figure it out

(Newser) - It's not that body parts never wash ashore on Florida beaches. But usually it's not an eye the size of a softball. State wildlife officials are trying to determine the species of a blue eyeball found by a man at Pompano Beach, north of Fort Lauderdale. They put... More »

Olympic Swimmer Nearly Dies in Beach Burial Stunt

Swim team digs 7-foot hole, collapse buries Jakub Maly

(Newser) - An Austrian Olympic team swimmer is recovering after nearly being buried alive on a Florida beach. After three weeks of training at Pompano Beach, Jakub Maly and his friends dug a huge hole at the beach—"big enough to bury a golf cart," according to a fire department... More »

Atheist Teacher Claims 'Holy Water Attack' by Colleagues

Teachers say it was perfume—and a joke

(Newser) - In another case of teachers donning the dunce cap, a pair of Florida women have been relegated to desk duty after they were accused of spritzing a fellow teacher who's an atheist with holy water. An atheist apparently without a sense of humor. In front of her class. The two... More »

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