Happy Birthday Charles Robert Darwin

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Happy Birthday Charles Robert Darwin

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and thanks for your help in keeping humanity on the path of reason.. .. .
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Very Gradual Change We Can Believe In!

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Re: Happy Birthday Charles Robert Darwin

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It really is time to stop being nice about stupidity.

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Crock Hunter wrote:and thanks for your help in keeping humanity on the path of reason.. .. .
I thought that he was just a theory
George Carlin said “The owners know the truth. It’s called the American dream because you have to be asleep to believe it.”

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Re: Happy Birthday Charles Robert Darwin

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:lol: Some days it's the squirrel, some days it's the nuts.
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Re: Happy Birthday Charles Robert Darwin

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Re: Happy Birthday Charles Robert Darwin

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Woman dies after getting arm stuck in donation box

"She broke left her arm and wrist and couldn’t get free."
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Unread post by rstrong » Tue Feb 07, 2017 8:46 pm

It wasn't the kind of drop-off box shown in the story's Shutterstock photo. The BBC story (using a stock photo of a *Canadian* drop-off box) said that when the stool collapsed, she was left hanging by her broken arm with her feet suspended above the ground.

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Unread post by Vrede too » Wed Feb 08, 2017 12:04 am

Judith Permar was dropping off clothes ...

Mrs Permar, who was said to be short, was found with her feet suspended above the ground, investigators say.
My bad, I thought she was trying to steal them. Not a true Darwin candidate, just tragically unlucky.
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Vrede too wrote:My bad, I thought she was trying to steal them. Not a true Darwin candidate, just tragically unlucky.
The company that built the drop-off boxes will be sued out of existence. Corporations are people too, and thus eligible for Darwin Awards.

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Re: Happy Birthday Charles Robert Darwin

Unread post by Vrede too » Wed Feb 08, 2017 12:33 am

The NYP should have made clear that it was donation rather than theft.
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Had they done that, the dramaticism would have been lessened. As shown in my post above, the rush to
get the story out over-ruled proofreading

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Unread post by Vrede too » Wed Feb 08, 2017 12:59 pm

Vrede too wrote:The NYP should have made clear that it was donation rather than theft.
Or:
Her arms trapped in a clothing donation bin, she dangled helplessly through the cold night and died

Judith Permar drove to a clothing drop-off box at about 2 a.m. Sunday, her black Hummer shrouded in the darkness of the Natalie, Pa., night.

It doesn’t appear the 56-year-old was fueled by a late-night desire to help the poor, though. When she arrived at the box, she jumped out of her enormous SUV, leaving the engine running....

According to police, she stood on the stepladder so she could reach the top of the box. She rummaged through the donated items, even taking some out. Police can’t be sure exactly why — given her choice of car, it wouldn’t seem that she needed to taking clothing from a charity box — but it doesn’t appear this was the first time.

Mount Carmel Township police Chief Brian Hollenbush told the Philadelphia Inquirer that police had received a report of a woman, also driving a black Hummer, removing items from the bin in November.

After allegedly removing several bags filled with clothes and shoes, she slipped as the stepladder collapsed, her arm catching in the door.

“She was fishing bags out and the ladder she was standing on gave way and she couldn’t get her hand loose,” Hollenbush told the Associated Press....

Some who knew Permar expressed surprise at the notion that she may have been taking from the clothing box, including Hollenbush, who said, “It wasn’t something that I would expect to be seeing.” ...
:-0?> It does seem more likely to get trapped pulling stuff out than putting stuff in, more likely to need a step ladder for taking than giving, and more likely to be thieving at 2 a.m. than to be donating.
While the accidental death might seem bizarre, similar incidents have occurred in the past. In October 2015, for example, a 58-year-old man’s body was found lodged in a donation bin in New Jersey after he allegedly attempted to take items from the donation site. The same has occurred in San Bernardino County and Sydney.
I never knew that it is a thing. Darwin will not be mocked.
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Re: Happy Birthday Charles Robert Darwin

Unread post by Vrede too » Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:15 am

Man finds suspected burglar dead in his home, trapped under 900-pound safe

Always have a safe word.

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Seems to me he was forever burdened by the weight of his actions.
Safety First!!!
Karma, gotta love it.
Indiana has some fairly freaky stories coming out of there lately but this one is funny in a twisted sort of way.
Maybe not time for its own thread, but I've thought about it.
Curiosity killed the cat burglar.
He found out he was not that strong after all
Hoosier hospitality
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