Let’s All Eat Something That’s Designed To Kill Us

Eating contests are gross enough, but the competitors are horking down too much of something that’s at least meant to be edible. Then you’ve got the stinging nettle, a plant that’s grown tiny spines to avoid being eaten. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the World Stinging Nettle Eating Championship!

Stinging Nettles

Taking place yesterday in England (of course), this competition has been growing in size every year since it began as a bar bet (of course). And if the tiny daggers stabbing the inside of your throat wasn’t bad enough, try dealing with bright green feces for days. Because I hate you, I bring you video, after the jump.

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