Weekend misc. story? This will do...

Over 300 self-confessed computer addicts have participated in a competition in the central Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhya to destroy their own hardware in a spectacular fashion.

The event, dubbed the "First Open Computer Destruction Championship", was organised by a local FM radio station with the professed aim of raising young people's awareness of the dangers of spending too much time in front of a computer.

Read more: [URL=http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/3144704.stm]BBC News[/URL].