Adelir Antonio de Carli the ballooning priest has just won one of the most un-coveted awards in history, the Darwin Awards. For those of you who don't know, they are awarded to those who "remove themselves from the gene pool" in a particularly stupid fashion:
Sitting for more than 19 hours in a lawn chair is not a trivial matter, even in the comfort of your own backyard. The priest took numerous safety precautions, including wearing a survival suit, selecting a buoyant chair, and packing a satellite phone and a GPS. However, the late Adelir Antonio made a fatal mistake.
He did not know how to use the GPS.
The winds changed, as winds do, and he was blown inexorably toward open sea.
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