The Darwin Awards 4: Intelligent Design [NOOK Book]

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Over 1.5 million copies sold in this New York Times bestselling humor series


The Darwin Awards series is the alpha chimp of humorous human mishaps. Despite being an international bestseller and inspiring the movie The Darwin Awards, these hilarious, cautionary chronicles have failed to stop another generation of Darwin Award winners from steering motorcycles with their feet, heating lava lamps on stoves, using liquid soap as brake fluid, and ...

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Overview

Over 1.5 million copies sold in this New York Times bestselling humor series


The Darwin Awards series is the alpha chimp of humorous human mishaps. Despite being an international bestseller and inspiring the movie The Darwin Awards, these hilarious, cautionary chronicles have failed to stop another generation of Darwin Award winners from steering motorcycles with their feet, heating lava lamps on stoves, using liquid soap as brake fluid, and drowning themselves in the kitchen sink.


Filled with more than 100 new tales of evolution in action, plus science essays and a parody research paper supporting Intelligent Design, The Darwin Awards 4 shows that when it comes to common sense, natural selection still has a long, long way to go.


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The first Darwin Awards book in three years proves that the steep climb up the evolutionary ladder has been more difficult for some than others. Like its predecessors, this mind-boggling numbers honors those hapless souls who have improved our gene pool by weeding themselves out of existence. The Darwin Awards 4 contains more than 100 astonishing yet true tales of involuntary self-immolators. These posthumous honorees include a homeowner who terminated termites (and himself) by filling his home with natural gas and a handyman who attempted to weld together a chain and a hand grenade. Explosive fun.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781101218921
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 10/24/2006
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 475,632
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author


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 DarwinAwards.com 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 NPR’s 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.


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 DarwinAwards.com 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 NPR’s 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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  • Posted February 9, 2011

    more sample please

    the sample only gives you 10 pages and there all of the contents. lame

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    Posted March 8, 2014

    Hi i am first

    These books are awesome

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