Named in honor of Charles Darwin, the father of
evolution, the Darwin Awards commemorate those who improve our gene
pool by removing themselves from it.
Deadly Reading Habits
1993 Darwin Awards Runner-Up
Confirmed True by Darwin
(March 1993, Florida) A 24-year-old salesman from Hialeah was killed near Lantana in March when his car smashed into a pole in the median strip of Interstate 95 in the middle
of the afternoon. Police said that the man was traveling at 80 MPH and, judging by the sales manual that was found open and clutched to his chest, had been busy reading.
Reference: New of the Weird,
Universal Press Syndicate,
San Jose Mercury News