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.
Path of Least Resistance
2001 Darwin Award Winner
Unconfirmed by Darwin
(2001, California) A man whose parked car began to roll into a reservoir near Fresno leapt in front of it and tried to physically prevent it from seeking lower ground. But this was not a case of an irresistible force (the car) meeting an immovable object (the man). Instead of stopping, the car rolled over its owner, pinning him beneath the water and drowning him.