What Eating Hot Chillies Does to Your Body
How a plant that hurts so good became the heart and soul of Mexican culture.
Today's Special: A Guy Allegedly Sprayed AXE in His Mouth to Get Out of a DUI
Plus, an elementary school experienced a Vomitpocalypse after kids ate “large amounts” of spicy chips and "fruit-flavored liquid."
20 Super-Spicy Recipes to Clear Your Sinuses and Melt Your Face
CAN. YOU. HANDLE. IT?
Can Too Much Spicy Food Ruin Your Taste Buds? I Asked a Chile Expert
As a hot sauce obsessive, I had to know.
Searching For The Hottest Food On Earth, In India
Karina Utomo returns in our newest episode of Hot Heads to test herself against the best in Bengaluru and Hyderabad.
A Brief Taxonomy of All the Different Ways that Korean Food Can Be Spicy
There are nuanced distinctions between irritatingly spicy, deliciously spicy, or refreshingly spicy.
Man Orders Extra Spicy Pad Thai, Receipt Promises He'll 'Regret Being Born'
His terrifying receipt for the pad Thai, which has gone viral on Reddit, has the word 'spicy' on it 17 times.
What the Foods You Eat Say About Your Personality
According to various studies over the last couple of years, you really are what you eat.
Cover Everything In This Fiery Habanero Hot Sauce
It's spicy as hell, perfectly balanced, and good enough to eat by the spoonful.
Pregnant Women Are Claiming that Eating Taco Bell Can Induce Labor
Apparently, pregnant women who are ready for their kids to just be born already should stop Googling “WHEN CAN I HAVE THIS BABY WTF” and head on down to Taco Bell.
Molecules Left on Your Phone Screen Can Reveal Whether You Like Spicy Food
What do the molecules on your iPhone say about your preference for sriracha?
Shishito Peppers Are the Perfect Snack Regardless of Your Spice Tolerance
If your spice tolerance doesn't align with your dining companions, shishito peppers are the perfect compromise. They’ve got all the flavor of a chili but none of the kick.