The Darwin Awards: 180 Bizarre True Stories of How Dumb Humans Have Met Their Maker

Author(s): Wendy Northcutt

Humour

180 true stories that will make you glad to be alive - the bestselling book taken from one of the best-known and most frequently accessed web sites The Darwin Awards is the legendary web site which commemorates the remains of people who have improved our gene pool by killing themselves in really stupid ways! Practically everyone who is on the net has received a Darwin story in their e-mail at one time or another. It is one of those legendary web sites which has become part of the fabric of being on-line. Started in 1993 by biologist Wendy Northcutt she set out to collect together and authenticate stories of individuals around the world who, through their stupidity, have 'removed themselves from the gene pool' These are the people for whom warnings such as 'coffee is hot' and 'this superman cape does not enable the wearer to fly' were made . . . About the Author: Wendy Northcutt is the bestselling author of The Darwin Awards. She majored in Molecular Biology at UC Berkeley, and worked in biological research. She manages the Darwin Awards web site in her spare time andnow works as an internet consultant.

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Wendy Northcutt is the bestselling author of The Darwin Awards. She majored in Molecular Biology at UC Berkeley, and worked in biological research. She manages the Darwin Awards website in her spare time and now works as an internet consultant.

General Fields

  • : 9780752844510
  • : Hachette
  • : Hachette
  • : 0.18
  • : September 2001
  • : 178mm X 111mm X 23mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

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  • : Wendy Northcutt
  • : Paperback
  • : 2
  • : 081
  • : 320
  • : Illustrations