||2008 At-Risk Survivor: A Cushioned Blow
Germany | A 42 year old man was badly injured by his air mattress one morning. The previous night he had inflated the punctured mattress with a tyre repair spray...
||2006 Urban Legend: Garden Bomb
Australia | In the suburbs of Adelaide, the undisputed cannabis capital of Australia, sleeping residents were awakened by a resounding explosion. A smoking hole was found in a neighbor's backyard, still reeking of the pungent odor of marijuana...
||2007 Darwin Award: Oil Tank Trampoline
Colorado | If you cut the rug on an oil tank, don't light a cigarette or you may find yourself climbing the proverbial Stairway to Heaven. After liquoring themselves up, some teens decided that it would be fun to cavort on a mostly-empty oil tank...
||2012 Darwin Award: Smokin' Hot Sauce!
27 February 2012, North Carolina) 'It was just a freak incident,' said an investigator, that caused the death of 43-year-old Gary Allen Banning. Gary was at a friend's apartment when he spotted a salsa jar contai
||2001 Urban Legend: The Smoking Gun
Two drunks were goofing around, when one challenged the other to shoot him with cigarette butts 'to see what it would feel like.' His friend obligingly loaded an antique rifle with cigarette butts, placing black pow
||2006 Darwin Award: Stubbed Out
England | There's always someone who thinks good advice doesn't apply. For example, if a doctor advises that you are going to be covered with a flammable medical treatment, most people would take this advice onboard and not strike a match...