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Watch 1,000 people eat 1,000 ghost chiles, then flip out
Watch 1,000 people eat 1,000 ghost chiles, then flip out

The ghost chile, also known as bhut jolokia, clocks in at more than 1 million units on the Scoville scale, the gauge used to measure capsaicin, the component in peppers responsible for their heat. To put that number in perspective, the jalapeño pepper comes in at 10,000 Scoville units. So what's it like to eat one of the hottest peppers in the world? A thousand chile heads gathered in Copenhagen last week to test the resilience of their taste buds by attempting to eat an entire ghost chile. Chile brand Chili Klaus organized the ghost pepper challenge and provided the brave souls with their own individually wrapped peppers. In the video above you can see the...

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