"A Natural Selection!"
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Introduction
 
Table of Contents
Penance: 7 Sins
Femme Fatalities
Water: All Washed Up
Technology
Men: Male-functions
Animals
Explosions
Crime&Punishment
Not a Darwins
Classic Dozen
   Appendices
Books: 

The Darwin Awards
Darwin Awards 2
Darwin Awards 3
Darwin Awards 4

 Darwin Awards II
"Unnatural Selection"

by Wendy Northcutt

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The Darwin Awards II: Unnatural Selection brings together a fresh collection of magnificent misadventures, honoring those who continue to improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it in a supremely idiotic fashion.
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Salute the owner of an equipment training school who effectively demonstrates the dangers of driving a forklift by failing to survive the filming of his own safety video. Witness the man who becomes a victim of his own strange passion for jumping into rivers.Heed the story of the honest bricklayer who loses a battle of wits with 300 pounds of tools.Watch Darwin Award winners fall prey to the seven deadly sins as lust, vanity, gluttony, greed, sloth, envy and wrath exact their evolutionary toll on the overindulgent.

The book includes the stories, the history of the Awards, Gordon's Law, and ten wry discussions of the implications of evolution, including speciation and the role of memes in our civilization.

Buy the book.  It's a survival manual.

 
10 Chapters
119 Stories
226 Pages

Published by Dutton
& Orion House

63 Darwins
28 Mentions
17 Personals
10 Legends

Three Books
Available:


Book I:
Evolution in Action



Book II:
Unnatural Selection


Book III:
Survival of the Fittest

 Sequel to the New York Times Bestseller.

"Delightfully funny... a delicious sermon
in support of common sense."

-The Baltimore Sun
          

"The Darwin Awards is a riot to read. Deeply entertaining"
-San Francisco Weekly
          
"Hilarious…Books often are defined as good
by saying you can't put it down. With The Darwin Awards
you can. Then pick it up again. And again"

-The Flint Journal (Michigan)
          
"A warning to all dimwits." -Salon.com
 

Author Biography  
Wendy holds a degree in molecular biology from UC Berkeley. She began writing Darwin Awards in 1993, and founded the website soon thereafter.

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