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Grim Reaper

Fiery Carolina chile pepper a possible cause of man’s ‘thunderclap headaches’

By TIM CARMAN The Washington Post

This article was published April 23, 2018 at 1:50 a.m.

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Carolina Reaper chile peppers are rated the hottest peppers in the world.

Ed Currie says his company has already developed a new pepper hotter than the Carolina Reaper.

A 34-year-old man ate a Carolina Reaper, the hottest chile pepper on earth, and developed what's known as a "thunderclap headache." It was the headache heard 'round the world.

Carolina Reaper chile peppers are rated the hottest peppers in the world.

Ed Currie says his company has already developed a new pepper hotter than the Carolina Reaper.

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