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Chili pepper-eating contest lands man in the hospital

If you’re thinking of entering a hot chili pepper eating contest, you might want to think twice, doctors caution. Their warning comes after treating a young man in the hospital who suffered excruciatingly painful headaches after eating a “Carolina Reaper,” long considered the world’s hottest chili pepper. In a case study published in the journal BMJ […]

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Golfer frustrated with weather decides to tee up in the snow

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Officer shows off his “stanky leg” in viral video

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“Zombie-like” raccoons spark concern in Ohio

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Dinosaur footprints dating back 170 million years discovered in Scotland

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“Condom snorting challenge” a dangerous trend among U.S. teens

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Alligator surprises drivers along Florida highway

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