The poor fella needed protection from the protection he so adamantly, and somehow recklessly tried to acquire.
ABC News reports the 29-year-old man and a couple his buddies planned to steal the condoms by blowing the rubbers vending machine to smithereens.
Amidst the explosion the three fools took shelter in a car nearby, but the victim failed to close his door, and took a fatal shot to the noggin from a flying piece of metal.
An absolutely enormous explosion rocked the Tianjin province of China in the late hours of Aug. 11.
Very little information has come out about the cause of the gigantic fireball, how many casualties it caused or what impact it could have on the industrial province.
So far, the BBC has only the barest of details.
The explosion reportedly occurred at the Tianjin Binhai New Development Zone at about 23:30 (15:30 GMT). Pictures and video footage shared on social media suggest a number of people were wounded by the blast.
Several nearby tower blocks are without power, according to the Chinese state broadcaster CCTV.
At this time, most of what is known has come out of social media, with hundreds of people posting the devastating event and its aftermath in the city, which lies southeast of the country's capital Beijing.
The blast was even visible from space:
According to CNN, a gas leak at northwestern Venezuela's Amuay oil refinery created a massive explosion, killing 24 people, including a 10-year-old boy, with at least 84 hospitalized.
The blast happened this morning around 1:11 a.m., and at this time the origin of the gas leak remains unknown. Officials also say that the site is under control.