Top 10 hottest peppers in the world
For a long time, everyone thought the ghost pepper topped the list of crazy-spicy, feels-like-your-tongue-will-never-taste-anything-ever-again hot peppers. The truth: It's only No. 4 (but still packs A LOT of heat).
Based on test results from New Mexico University's Chile Pepper Institute, here's a list of the top 10 spiciest peppers in the world, ranked by the Scoville heat units of each. Try at your own risk.