aild Lamond presents
the world' s hottest peppers
In 1912. a scientist named Wilbur Scoville came up with the hast
for measuring pepper hotness/ spiciness/ piquancy.
Presumably, before the Scoville test, pepper heat was
measured through more subjective methods:
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The main problem with the Scoville heat test is that it does not record the
actual experience of eating a pepper. The following is a mam! scale for
anyone stupid enough to actually eat peppers:
Type of pepper Eating it feels like...
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t? scoville wilt:
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2, Statt- 5. 000 scoville unto
Fucking FUCK!! My bowels
are ON .
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350. 000 - 550, 000 Scoville units
555, 000 - l. oso. too Scoville units
1, 359, 000 Scoville unit,
1, 463, 000 Scoville units
Fruits like apples are typically delicious snacks. This encourages animals to eat
the fruit and subsequently poop out the nuns seeds. Plants benefit greatly
from this - seed dispersal.
Peppers advertise themselves as bright, beautiful, tasty fruits, but punish us for
eating them. Are pepper plants Just major assholes?
well. that peppers have a much
better way to travel than through our PIN-
they use bird droppings.'
Unlike mammals, birds are not affected by spiciness.
The presence of lets mammals know that they need to back the fuck
offend let birds " because:
ll Birds are more likely to have pepper seeds intact while eating and
2) Birds are more indiscriminately shit everywhere
Ci) seedcases root
Cs? bird eats peppers
G) Trcy, my pepper we
Humans have a habit codifying mother nature' s intentions.
C) seed takes root
he seed " erial
C) er, CIRCLE
majestic pepper plant
C) mandate pepper