This Kid Ate a Ghost Pepper for a Dare and IMMEDIATELY Regretted It
By John Boone
First, to get you up to speed: Ghost peppers, also known as bhut jolokia, have been named one of the world’s hottest peppers. They’re 400 times hotter than Tabasco sauce and clock one million Scoville heat units (the measurement for spice intensity). That’s just under U.S. Grade Pepper Spray.
India Defense Research has put money into weaponizing ghost peppers.
And this kid named Ryan thought it was worth it to eat one for a $20 bet: