Category : Darwin Awards

Darwin Awards / Darwin Awards - 12 years ago

Dynamite Rancher

Dynamite Rancher 2009 Darwin Award WinnerConfirmed True by Darwin (8 May 2009, Utah) 59-year-old Brent L. found a stash of dynamite in a shed on his 5000-acre ranch three miles south of the ATK Thiokol testing area, where booster rockets for th...

Darwin Awards / Darwin Awards - 12 years ago

Glacier Erasure

Glacier Erasure 2010 Darwin Award WinnerUnconfirmed by Darwin Another account from the archives of a 30-year ER MD. In the late fall and early winter months, snow-covered mountains become infested with hunters. One ambitious pair climbed high...

Darwin Awards / Darwin Awards - 12 years ago

Epitaph: She Liked Feathers

2009 Darwin Award: Epitaph, She Liked Feathers Honoring Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, Darwin Awards commemorate those who improve our gene pool--by removing themselves from it. Epitaph, She Liked Feathers 2009 Darwin Award...

Darwin Awards / Darwin Awards - 12 years ago

Electric Bathtub Blues!

1994 Darwin Award: Electric Bathtub Blues Honoring Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, Darwin Awards commemorate those who improve our gene pool--by removing themselves from it. Electric Bathtub Blues 1994 Darwin Award WinnerConf...

Darwin Awards / Darwin Awards - 12 years ago

Hard Science: With Zombies!

(personal acct)Bub and I are great fans of zombie movies, and have passed many a late night in front of the T.V. with popcorn and DVDs. Ever since reading the 'Zombie Survival Guide' by Max Brooks, Bub is convinced that hordes of the undead wil...

Darwin Awards / Darwin Awards - 12 years ago

The Mettle of the Kettle

(personal account) The Terrible Teakettle Incident, extracted from a letter, first time on public view. Enjoy! Sunday morning I went to the kitchen to make a cup of tea, put the kettle on, prepared the cups, and whilst waiting for the kettle...

Darwin Awards / Darwin Awards - 12 years ago

Skate The Interstate

(3 January 2010, Vermont) The Burlington Free Press reported that a man with a suspended driver's license was caught pulling a sled behind his vehicle along Interstate 89 an hour after midnight. When police located the vehicle, its driver w...