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The Darwin Awards: Evolution In Action

Wendy Northcutt

The Darwin Awards commemorate those who improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it, showing us just how uncommon common sense can be!Meet the absentminded terrorist who opens a mail bomb returned to him for insufficient postage. Marvel at the thief who steals electrical wires before shutting off the current. Gape at the would-be pilot who flies his lawn chair suspended from helium balloons into air-traffic lanes. These tales of trial and awe-inspiring error illustrate the ongoing saga of survival of the fittest in all its selective glory!The author has appeared in USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, The (NY) Daily News, Boston Herald, Publisher Weekly, BookPage and CNN.com.

The Darwin Awards commemorate those who improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it, showing us just how uncommon common sense can be!Meet the absentminded terrorist who opens a mail bomb returned to him for insufficient postage. Marvel at the thief who steals electrical wires before shutting off the current. Gape at the would-be pilot who flies his lawn chair suspended from helium balloons into air-traffic lanes. These tales of trial and awe-inspiring error illustrate the ongoing saga of survival of the fittest in all its selective glory!The author has appeared in USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, The (NY) Daily News, Boston Herald, Publisher Weekly, BookPage and CNN.com.
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Genres:

Humor

Description:

The Darwin Awards commemorate those who improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it, showing us just how uncommon common sense can be!Meet the absentminded terrorist who opens a mail bomb returned to him for insufficient postage. Marvel at the thief who steals electrical wires before shutting off the current. Gape at the would-be pilot who flies his lawn chair suspended from helium balloons into air-traffic lanes. These tales of trial and awe-inspiring error illustrate the ongoing saga of survival of the fittest in all its selective glory!The author has appeared in USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, The (NY) Daily News, Boston Herald, Publisher Weekly, BookPage and CNN.com.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jason Harris

Length:

3h 32m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

10:08


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

21:37


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

13:27


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

18:45


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

21:07


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

16:18


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

17:11


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

21:07


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

15:19


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

17:20


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

19:48


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

19:56


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

00:52