|(23 September 2002, Brazil) A farm keeper from
São Paulo decided to remove a beehive from his orange tree. He
didn't know exactly how to proceed, but he knew the hive should be
burned, and he knew bees sting. So he protected his head with a
plastic bag sealed tightly around his neck, grabbed a torch, and
went off to fight the bees.
His worried wife went to look for him a few hours later, and found him dead. However, it wasn't the bees that killed him. The plastic bag had protected him from smoke, stingers, and... oxygen! He had forgotten to put breathing holes in the bag.