October 10, 2011
Bee Wearing Contest
"This might be your worst nightmare, but in Shaoyang, China, it's just part of an annual tradition.
The annual bee-wearing contest didn't exactly attract a swarm of entrants, but two Chinese apiarists competed to see who could attract the most bugs to their bodies in an hour-long contest, the BBC reported.
Contenstants wore nothing but shorts, goggles, and nose plugs, and stood on a scales so that the weight of the bees could be calculated.
Each contestant attracted the bees by locking a queen bee in a small cage and tying it to his body.
The victor? 42-year old Wang Dalin, who added about 52 pounds of bees to his frame..."
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