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Burglar alarm marks territory with pepper spray

Aggressive alarm aims to stop break-ins with the power of Scoville units.

By March 23, 2011


Ep. 537: Where we're hoarding empty bottles of hot sauce

With Wilson nursing a flu, Natali Del Conte comes in to save the day and somehow manages to work up the nerve to challenge me to a habanero chili pepper eating competition. Clearly she doesn't know I was president of Edison High School's Fire Eater's Club and eat Scoville units for breakfast. Then again, her last name is Del Conte, which automatically gives her an advantage out of the gate. May the best Justin Yu win.

By March 15, 2010


India's new terror weapon: Hot chili peppers

Defense officials in India say they're going to use the bhut jolokia, the world's hottest chili pepper, to make tear-gas grenades in their war on terrorism.

By March 23, 2010


The 404 537: Where we're hoarding empty bottles of hot sauce (podcast)

Natali Del Conte is back from a quick trip to Europe and will be on the show every Thursday to get down with the nerdy dirty.

By March 15, 2010


Stand the heat <i>and</i> stay in the fire with heatless pepper flavorings

Flavoring company introduces Zero Degrees, a no-heat pepper portfolio. Ancho, chipotle, habenero, and jalapeno without the fire.

By June 11, 2008