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Northcutt, Wendy

Overview
Works: 51 works in 212 publications in 12 languages and 8,136 library holdings
Genres: Anecdotes  Humor  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: BF431, 081
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wendy Northcutt
The Darwin awards by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

43 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A satirical "award" celebrating the worst examples of human intelligence features stories about the man who used a cigarette lighter to check his gas level, the terrorist who opened his own letter bomb, and other stories of human idiocy
The Darwin awards II : unnatural selection by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the spirit of Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, The Darwin Awards II : Unnatural Selection brings together a fresh collection of magnificent misadventures, honoring those who continue to improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it in a sublimely idiotic fashion
The Darwin awards 3 : survival of the fittest by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the bestselling tradition of The Onion's Our Dumb Century, The Darwin Awards shows readers just how uncommon common sense can be. One of the most popular Internet humor sites today--with 350.000 visitors a month & growing--DarwinAwards.com has dedicated itself to commemorating those who ensure the long-term survival of our species by eliminating themselves in a sublimely idiotic fashion from our gene pool. Winners of the Darwin Award are self-selecting: their single-minded determination to snuff themselves by spectacular means makes them candidates. With stories verified by the author & voted on by the site's readers. The Darwin Awards presents the finest examples of evolution in action, including:. The man who used a cigarette lighter to check the level of a gasoline can. The surfers who celebrated a hurricane by throwing a beachfront party & getting washed out to sea. The absent-minded terrorist who opened a mail bomb returned to him for insufficient postage. Like The Onion before it. DarwinAwards.com has a rabid, grassroots fan base eager for a book version of their favorite Web site. Filled with the winners, honorable mentions, & urban legends from Darwin Awards of years past, as well as new, never before seen material. The Darwin Awards has the pedigree to become the gift book of choice for holidays & the first must-have humor title of the twenty-first century. Named in honor of Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, the Darwin Awards commemorate those who improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it, showing us just how uncommon common sense can be. Meet the absentminded terrorist who opens a mail bomb returned to him for insufficient postage. Marvel at the thief who steals electrical wires without shutting off the current. Gape at the would-be pilot who flies his lawn chair suspended from helium balloons into air traffic lanes. And learn from the man who peers into a gasoline can using a cigarette lighter. All four contend for Darwin Awards when their choices culminate in magnificent misadventures. These tales of trial and awe-inspiring error, verified by the author and endorsed by website readers, illustrate the ongoing saga of survival of the fittest in all its selective glory. Including new material never seen before, as well as favorite award winners from years past, The Darwin Awards vividly portrays the finest examples of evolution in action. One of the most popular Internet humor sites today -- with 350,000 visitors a month and growing -- DarwinAwards.com has dedicated itself to commemorating those who ensure the long term survival of our species by eliminating themselves in a sublimely idiotic fashion from our gene pool. Winners of the Darwin Award are self-selecting; their single-minded determination to snuff themselves by spectacular means make them candidates. With stories verified by the author and voted on by the site's readers -- from the surfers who celebrate a hurricane by throwing a beachfront party and getting washed out to sea, to the hunter who throws a lit stick of dynamite for his faithful golden retriever to fetch and return to him -- and filled with the winners, honorable mentions, and urban legends from Darwin Awards of years past, as well as new, never before seen material, "The Darwin Awards" has the pedigree to become the gift book of choice for the holidays and the first must-have humor title of the 21st century
The Darwin awards 4 : intelligent design by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tongue-in-cheek tributes to people whose own lack of judgment led to their demise include a homeowner who filled his house with natural gas to kill termites, a motorcycle rider who steered with his feet, and a welder who incorporated a grenade into a chain
The Darwin Awards next evolution : chlorinating the gene pool by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features examples of people whose lack of common sense resulted in their demise, in a tribute to how the evolutionary process is improved when individuals of questionable intelligence accidentally remove themselves from the gene pool
The Darwin Awards countdown to extinction by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features examples of people whose lack of common sense resulted in their demise, in a tribute to how the evolutionary process is improved when individuals of questionable intelligence accidentally remove themselves from the gene pool
The Darwin awards : evolution in action by Wendy Northcutt( Recording )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Darwin Awards commemorate those who improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it, showing us just how uncommon common sense can be. Meet the absentminded terrorist who opens a mail bomb returned to him for insufficient postage. Marvel at the thief who steals electrical wires before shutting off the current. Gape at the would-be pilot who flies his lawnchair suspended from helium balloons into air-traffic lanes. These tales of trial and awe-inspiring error illustrate the ongoing saga of survival of the fittest in all its selective glory!
The Darwin awards II : unnatural selection by Wendy Northcutt( Recording )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More tales of trial and awe-inspiring error proving we aren't done yet with the ongoing saga of survival of the fittest Homo sapiens
The Darwin awards 4 : [intelligent design] by Wendy Northcutt( Recording )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Darwin Awards 4 commemorates those who improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it, showing us just how uncommon common sense can be! Meet the absentminded terrorist who opens a mail bomb returned to him for insufficient postage. Marvel at the thief who steals electrical wires before shutting off the current. Gape at the would-be pilot who flies his lawn chair suspended from helium balloons into air-traffic lanes. These tales of trial and awe-inspiring error illustrate the ongoing saga of survival of the fittest in all its selective glory! The author has appeared in USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, The (NY) Daily News, Boston Herald, Publisher Weekly, BookPage and CNN.com. Made into a feature film starring Wynona Ryder
The Darwin awards 3 : survival of the fitttest by Wendy Northcutt( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of America's most popular humor series returns with a brand-new collection of hilariously macabre mishaps and misadventures. Honoring those who improve our gene pool by inadvertently removing themselves from it, The Darwin Awards III: Survival of the fittest shows once more how uncommon common sense still is. From the sheriff who inadvertently shot himself twice, to the highway robbers who blocked traffic with their car and were hit by a truck; from the artist who strung a "shell" necklace of live ammunition, to the man crushed by the branch he'd just severed, The Darwin awards III proves again that when it comes to stupidity, we are the most advanced species on the planet
The Darwin Awards : 180 bizarre true stories of how dumb humans have met their maker by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Darwin Awards II by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Darwin Awards next evolution : chlorinating the gene pool by Wendy Northcutt( Recording )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Darwin awards celebrates those who have dived head first into the shallow end of the gene pool. An all new collection of gene pool belly flops
The Darwin Awards V : next evolution by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The latest instalment in the Darwin Awards series of books - a collection of stories about dumb people accidentally killing themselves in ridiculous circumstances."--Provided by publisher
The Darwin Awards VI : countdown to extinction by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Named in honour of Charles Darwin, the father of evolution, The Darwin Awards pay homage to those who improve our gene pool by removing themselves from it. Most of us know instinctively that igniting a blasting cap in our mouth is a recipe for disaster. Darwin Award winners do not
The Darwin awards 6 by Wendy Northcutt( Recording )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring all-new stories of the human race's lowest rung on the evolutionary ladder, the new "Darwin awards 6" is the latest addition to this successful brand
The Darwin awards : survival of the fittest by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of true stories about men and women whose common sense failed them in a series of macabre mishaps and misadventures
Felonious failures by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The descent of man by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intelligent design by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wendy Northcutt presents a brand new collection of tales of evolution in action that commemorate those people who have improved the human gene pool by removing themselves from it in spectacularly idiotic ways
 
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The Darwin awards II : unnatural selection
Alternative Names
Nortkata, Vendija

Wendy Northcutt American writer and molecular biologist

Wendy Northcutt Amerikaans schrijfster

Норткат, Венди

ノースカット, ウェンディー

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