Sarah I.

Gerard Ropuille of Clermont, France, blew up his house with his washing machine. Ropuille told police that he was trying to remove a grease stain from his shirt when he poured a cup of gasoline in the washer. When the machine changed cycles, a spark ignited the gasoline, and blew out the first floor of his home, knocking him unconscious in the process. Said Ropuille, "I feel a bit stupid...."

funniness: 6.38

rating: PG