The Darwin Awards III (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Sep 28, 2004 - Humor - 272 pages
22 Reviews
Honoring those who improve our gene pool by inadvertently removing themselves fromit, The Darwin Awards III includes more than one hundred brand new, hilariously macabre mishaps and misadventures.

From a sheriff who inadvertently shot himself twice, to the insurance defrauder who amputated his leg with a chainsaw; from a farmer who avoided bee stings by sealing his head in a plastic bag to the man crushed by the branch he just trimmed, The Darwin Awards III proves again that when it comes to stupidity, no species does it like we do.

Featuring scientific and safety discussions and filled with illustrations depicting inspiring examples of evolution in action, The Darwin Awards III shows once more how uncommon common sense still is.


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Review: The Darwin Awards III: Survival of the Fittest (Darwin Awards #3)

User Review  - Christian - Goodreads

Another mostly meh and occasionally funny collection of real stories about idiots who managed to remove themselves from the gene pool in the most stupid ways. Great read if you want to apologize to other species in behalf of the Homo sapiens. Not as hooking as the other collections. Read full review

Review: The Darwin Awards III: Survival of the Fittest (Darwin Awards #3)

User Review  - David Ward - Goodreads

The Darwin Awards III: Survival of the Fittest (Darwin Awards #3) by Wendy Northcutt (Plume 2004) (304.64). Darwin Awards are given to those who render the greatest service to mankind by "naturally ... Read full review


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Female Finale
Deus ex Machina
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About the author (2004)

A graduate of UC Berkeley with a degree in molecular biology, Wendy Northcutt began collecting the stories that make up the Darwin Awards in 1993. Her award-winning Web site is one of the most popular humor pages on the Web. The Darwin Awards have been profiled in USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, and on NPRís All Things Considered. Wendy is the author of the international bestsellers The Darwin Awards: Evolution in Action, The Darwin Awards 2: Unnatural Selection, and The Darwin Awards 3: Survival of the Fittest.

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