Scott Stevenson, purchased a Powerbook from Apple, he literally beat the living daylights out of it, and it works. He says that the airport express card works, and that it still boots. Obviously by the picture you can tell the LCD or optical drive will not work, however it appears he has plugged it into an external monitor, and it’s running fine.
I wouldn’t recommend throwing your Powerbook or Macbook down the stairs, running over it with a car, and trying to blow it up; but if that’s what floats your boat then sure. This is yet another reason it is a wise idea to invest in an Apple product, try doing this to an everyday PC laptop. Laptop VS. sledge – who will win?