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Author Northcutt, Wendy.
Title The Darwin Awards next evolution : chlorinating the gene pool / Wendy Northcutt.
Published New York : Dutton, 2008.
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Description xxi, 291 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction: about the Darwin awards -- Miscellaneous mishaps -- Electrical extinctions -- Vehicle victims -- Medical maladies -- Criminal capers -- Work woes -- Combustion crazies -- Animal antics -- FAQ.
Summary Features examples of people whose lack of common sense resulted in their demise, in a tribute to how the evolutionary process is improved when individuals of questionable intelligence accidentally remove themselves from the gene pool.
Subject Stupidity -- Anecdotes.
Stupidity -- Humor.
ISBN 0525950850
9780452295636 (pbk.)
0452295637 (pbk.)
OCLC number 223800610