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Mar 25, 2003
| ISBN 9780452284012
Dec 01, 2001
| ISBN 9781101218969
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Mar 25, 2003 | ISBN 9780452284012
Dec 01, 2001 | ISBN 9781101218969
The hilarious New York Times bestselling phenomenon and the perfect funny gift!The Darwin Awards II: Unnatural Selection brings together a fresh collection of the hapless, the heedless, and the just plain foolhardy among us. Salute the owner of an equipment training school who demonstrates the dangers of driving a forklift by failing to survive the filming of his own safety video. Gawk at the couple who go to sleep on a sloping roof. Witness the shepherd who leaves his rifle unsecured—only to be accidentally shot by one of his own flock.
With over one hundred Darwin Award Winners, Honorable Mentions, and debunked Urban Legends, plus science and safety tips for avoiding the scythe of natural selection, The Darwin Awards II proves once again how uncommon common sense can be.
A graduate of UC Berkeley with a degree in molecular biology, Wendy Northcutt began collecting the stories that make up the Darwin Awards in 1993. Her award-winning Web site www.DarwinAwards.com is one of the most popular humor pages on the Web. The Darwin… More about Wendy Northcutt
“The Darwin Awards is a riot to read. Deeply entertaining.”—San Francisco Weekly “Delightfully funny, The Darwin Awards, taken together, constitute a delicious sermon in support of common sense.”—The Baltimore Sun
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