Man builds homemade rocket-sled, terribly injures himself

2010 has just begun and already a Michigan man is a leading candidate for the Darwin Awards. He attempted to accelerate his winter sled travel by strapping a homemade rocket to his back, only to end up with burns over 20 percent of his body for his trouble. And while you might assume that this sort of idiocy is mainly the province of the young, this wannabe rocketeer is 62. Read more

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