Man Eats Naga Jolokia, The World's Hottest Pepper

By: Alex Covert - Published:   Updated: Aug 4 2011 • References: youtube & en.wikipedia.org
A glass of milk waiting, this scruffy young man announces that he will eat a Naga Jolokia - the hottest pepper in the world. This red pepper has a rating of 1,041,427 Scoville units!

"One seed from a Naga Jolokia can produce sustained intense pain sensations in the mouth for up to 30 minutes before subsiding," according to Wikipedia.

Let's watch as he records his 3 minutes and 20 seconds of fame.

Implications - This trend is very fitting for the shift in what consumers want to see. The presence of humor found in other people's pain has been evident in recent popular media and culture movies and other. Businesses and people can profit simply by using this specific type of humor to target those consumers who wish to see it.

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