A 15-year-old boy from Sydney has managed to blow the end of his finger off with an home-made pipe bomb. The genius (who has not been named to protect the stupid) filled a copper pipe with sparkler powder and then proceeded to hit the pipe with a hammer. A nearby 18-year-old man had shrapnel embedded in his arms and also suffered burns (no doubt the genius's willing, but not too bright sidekick).
There are those who manged to go all the way and win the last award they would ever receive. To read their stories click HERE for the Darwin Awards 2006.