A Former Marijuana Grower Now Breeds the World’s Hottest Peppers

WIRED interviews Ed Currie, the hot pepper evil genius who developed the Carolina Reaper, which impacts the palate with 1.642 million Scoville heat units (equal to around 600 jalapenos). He’s still breeding super-hot peppers, like the insane “Pepper X”, always looking to take it to the next level. “I get to hurt people from all over the world every single day…”

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Fascinating Animation Tracks Humanity’s Long Relationship With Fire and Photons

Light "ignited a relationship between people and photons that changed the course of mankind—and continues to evolve to this day."

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This short video details how a popular iteration of a 3,000 year old Japanese cooking urn is being made in the 21st century.

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