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Oct 27, 2009
| ISBN 9780452295636
Oct 30, 2008
| ISBN 9781440636776
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Oct 27, 2009 | ISBN 9780452295636
Oct 30, 2008 | ISBN 9781440636776
The hilarious New York Times bestselling phenomenon and the perfect funny gift! New York Times bestselling author Wendy Northcutt is back, asking, Have we evolved at all? The answer: Not all of us. What crazy cocktail of DNA leads Homo sapiens to do pull-ups off the edge of a seventh-floor balcony or wrap their lips around a paintball gun and pull the trigger? How about offering a beer to a bear or self-testing a Taser? Why not go joyriding in a shopping cart strapped to an SUV or jump a drawbridge on a bicycle? Fully illustrated with over a hundred new jaw-dropping and side-splitting feats of stupidity—and including science essays by guest writers and answers to FAQs about evolution in action—The Darwin Awards Next Evolution continues the tradition of honoring the victims of appallingly poor survival instinct who selflessly improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it.
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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