Look What Happens When 1000 People Eat 1000 Ghost Chilies

If you wanted to see 1000 people in the same place at the same time who could all qualify as prime contenders for the Darwin Awards then head on over to Copenhagen and stare in wonder at these willing victims of total pain as they consume ghost chilies. 'Ouch'—that's the word that will run through your mind (and other body openings) as you watch these people bravely (or foolishly) eat the legendary bhut jolokia, one of the hottest chili peppers in the world at an event organized by Chili Klaus in Copenhagen.

Don't take this chill lightly, bhut jolokia is a naturally occurring hybrid pepper so unbelievably potent it clocks in at well over 100 times the strength of the strongest jalapeno pepper and also holds the Guiness World Record.

I'm sure some governments have considered the bhut jolokia could also make a good weapon to use against terrorists--From the Star via Associated Press: “This is definitely going to be an effective nontoxic weapon because its pungent smell can choke terrorists and force them out of their hide-outs,” R. B. Srivastava, the director of the Life Sciences Department at the New Delhi headquarters of the DRDO said.

Still don't believe us, then witness what happened to everyone's favorite cartoon role model, Homer Simpson, if he couldn't handle it what hope is there for us mere mortals?

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