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2014 At-Risk Survivor
The stupidity displayed by the participants in the following tales stops short of the ultimate Darwin Awards sacrifice. Nevertheless, we salute the spirit and innovation of their misadventures. Next Prev Random

Microwave Magnetron Fun Fun Fun!
2014 At-Risk Survivor
Confirmed True by Darwin

An Honorable Mention to an inventor just crazy enough to be... er. The maniacally cheerful fellow in this video disassembles a microwave oven, removes its magnetron and proceeds to spray 2GHz RF about the countryside, eventually exploding a radio playing really bad music. "It had to die."

Our suspect looks like he knows what he's doing until he reveals the extent of lingering magnetron irradiation surrounding his house. Serious at-risk behavior, although it is admittedly difficult to decide if we are witnessing genius or stupidity.

800 watts. One bright light.

Submitted by: Stephen Hicks

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