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Man Shoves Firecracker up His Bottom at Darwin Party

What? No, the party took place in Darwin, Austraila. It wasn’t a Darwin Award-themed party. Although Alex Bowden, pictured above, did his best to win one: The drunken antics unfolded during a party at a house on Rossiter St, Rapid Creek. Mr Bowden, a fitter and turner, could not be reached for comment yesterday. From his hospital bed [...]

2009 Darwin Awards

The Darwin Awards for 2009 have been announced. These annual awards recognize “those who improve our gene pool… by removing themselves from it.” All the awards are posthumous. The winners for 2009 are a pair of bank robbers in Belgium. The city of Dinant is the backdrop for this rare Double Darwin Award. Two bankrobbers attempting [...]