Tag Archive: darwin

Dec 31 2007

2007 Darwin Award Nominees

(1 January 2007, Netherlands) The first Darwin Award of 2007 goes to Serge Sluijters, 36, who thought it reasonable to hover over an illegal professional firework and light the electronic ignition with an open flame. The impact hurled the women farther into traffic, and each was struck by a second car.

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Feb 10 2007

Dead Fried Squirrel = No Power

Early this morning, a squirrel bit through a power line on Langdon Street in Plymouth (NH). A little bit later, the power company shut off the power to those blocks for about an hour while they replaced the line.

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Dec 31 2006

2006 Darwin Award Nominees

Instead of looking out the window or asking another passenger to find out where the train was, he ripped open the doors of the train and threw himself from the train, much to the astonishment of onlooking passengers.

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