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Darwin in Action: The 2013 Darwins Are Out!!!!

Darwin in Action ________ Yes, it’s that magical time of year again when the Darwin Awards are bestowed, honoring the least evolved among us. I received this exciting news via email and was asked to spread the word. Given my discomfort for sending mass emails, I decided to post this breathless announcement on this blog. First, the Honorable Mentions, starting with 10th Place: 10. When a man attempted to siphon gasoline from a motor home parked on a Seattle street by sucking on a hose, he got much more than he bargained for. Police arrived at the scene to find a very sick man curled up next to a motor home near spilled sewage. A police spokesman said that the man admitted to trying to steal gasoline, but he plugged his siphon hose into the motor home’s sewage tank by mistake. The owner of the vehicle declined to press charges saying that it was the best laugh he’d ever had and the perp had been punished enough!  [*A 5-STAR STUPIDITY AWARD WINNER] 9. The Ann Arbor Ne

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