Honoring Charles Darwin, the father of
evolution, Darwin Awards commemorate those who improve our gene
pool--by removing themselves from it in the most spectacular way possible.
Electric Bathtub Blues
1994 Darwin Award Winner
Confirmed True by Darwin
(11 March 1978, France) The singer Claude Francois, whose stellar career
can be compared to that of Elvis Presley, popularized rock and roll music
in France. One evening, he returned to his Paris apartment from a busy
touring schedule, and ran a bath. While standing in the filled tub, he
noticed a light bulb that wasn't straight, tried to straighten it... and
Au revoir, Claude.
"How do you pronounce that, Claude or Clod?"