By Wendy Northcutt
"Only issues are infinite-the universe and human stupidity, and I'm no longer so definite in regards to the universe." -Albert Einstein
Named in honor of Charles Darwin, the daddy of evolution, The Darwin Awards vividly portrays the best examples of evolution in motion, and indicates us simply how unusual logic could be.
surprise on the thief who steals electric wires with no shutting off the present. Gape on the lawnchair jockey who floats to a peak of 16,000 toes suspended through helium balloons. examine from the fellow who friends right into a fuel can utilizing a cigarette lighter. All 3 -- and plenty of extra -- contend for Darwin Awards whilst their offerings culminate in brilliant misadventures.
those stories of trial and awe-inspiring error--verified through the writer and recommended by means of web site readers--illustrate the continued saga of survival of the fittest in all its selective glory.
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Named in honor of Charles Darwin, the daddy of evolution, The Darwin Awards vividly portrays the best examples of evolution in motion, and exhibits us simply how unusual logic might be.
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those stories of trial and awe-inspiring error--verified through the writer and recommended by means of site readers--illustrate the continued saga of survival of the fittest in all its selective glory.
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And she said she called him again and he didn’t answer again. And she said she went to get him herself and found him slouched over the edge of the bathtub with his head entirely under water and nothing in the world to hold him there, Daddy said, except his own desperation. That was in November just before Thanksgiving and on the day we buried Sheriff Browner it was threatening to sleet and the sky was close and dark. The pastor talked very generally about death and the everlasting, and Deputy Burton said a few words in praise of what he called the sheriff’s professional integrity.
Pettigrew took what was left and discovered that he was already nearly rich. That was when Mr. Pettigrew became a contractor, Daddy said, the minute he walked out of the train station for the last time with that railroad voucher in his pocket. He set up an office in the garage of the house he was renting and advertised himself as a builder with one depot to his credit already, and then it was a depot and a bank, and then it was a depot and a bank and two private residences, and then he left off advertising entirely.
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