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Northcutt, Wendy

Overview
Works: 60 works in 231 publications in 12 languages and 8,082 library holdings
Genres: Anecdotes  Humor  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: BF431, 081
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Most widely held works by Wendy Northcutt
The Darwin awards by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,800 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 )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,170 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 4 : intelligent design by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tongue-in-cheek tributes to people whose own lack of judgment led to their demise includes 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 664 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 549 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 II : unnatural selection by Wendy Northcutt( Recording )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 203 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 3 : survival of the fitttest by Wendy Northcutt( Recording )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 182 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 4 : [intelligent design] by Wendy Northcutt( )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 179 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
The Darwin Awards : 180 bizarre true stories of how dumb humans have met their maker by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

25 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 81 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 VI : countdown to extinction by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 46 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 V : next evolution by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 45 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 6 by Wendy Northcutt( Recording )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 40 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
Zhu tou man tian xia : da er wen jiang de chun ren chun shi by Wendy Northcutt( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in Chinese and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu shi mei guo de wang lu you mo wen ji . shu ming ji yi ji nian da er wen zhi yan hua lun er chao feng shi de ming ming
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 )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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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