Winners of the Darwin Award must die in such an idiotic self-induced manner that “their actions ensure the long-term survival of the species by selectively allowing one less idiot to survive. That is what the British Medical Journal reports. [British Medical Journal] Some examples:
- The man who shot himself with a “spy pen” weapon to show his friend that it was real.
- An alleged terrorist who posted a letter bomb with insufficient postage stamps and who, upon its return, unthinkingly opened his own letter.