Know your Bonbons from your Podraces.
That's precisely what the Danish National Chamber Orchestra did. In a stunning feat of collective masochism, the orchestra gathered on stage to play a rendition of Tango Jalousie by Jacob Gade, with each member pausing briefly to pop a Bhut Jolokia "ghost pepper." Can they hold it together and play a beautiful tango while their mouths are on fire?
Well it's official, we have a reached a new low in America's obesity epidemic.
Humanetics, the Michigan-based company that manufactures crash test dummies, will now be making fatter 270-pound models to better reflect the current population, compared to the previous 167 pound versions which were created in the '80s.
"The dummy is a little taller because the population is now taller — but to be frank, it's all in the butt, thighs and midsection because that's where the weight gain has occurred," said Humanetics CEO Chris O'Connor.
Good job 'Murica!