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.
2003 Darwin Award Winner
(January 2003, India) Regarding accidental deaths during the construction
of a subway in New Delhi, the New York Times wrote, "One of those killed
was an unlucky thief who tried to steal braces holding up a concrete slab;
it fell and killed him."