Darwin almost claimed another victim. Unsurprisingly, dropping firecrackers in a manhole is not the best of ideas.

Firecrackers sure are a lot of fun...and dangerous.  I've had my fair share of youthful scraps with the incendiary devices.  But I've never been silly enough to try this:

In case you aren't aware, explosive gasses may accumulate in the hole, waiting for you to ignite it with a firecracker.