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Man Stirs Chili, Ends Up in Hospital

The early morning attack occurred in Detroit

(Newser) - If "never stir another man's chili" isn't already a saying, maybe it should be. Adhering to it would have spared a 30-year-old Detroit man a trip to the hospital with stab wounds. About 5am Friday, the Detroit News reports, a 26-year-old man allegedly bit and stabbed the... More »

Would-Be Robber Thwarted With Chili Sauce

Treated for minor burns after incident

(Newser) - Unlikely thief-thwarting device of the day: chili. Police say a 24-year-old man tried to push two workers aside at a chicken restaurant in Sydney, Australia, last night so he could get to the cash register. But a female employee "responded with a bucket of chili over his face,... More »

Chilis May Lower Blood Pressure

Spicy food could counter hypertension: Study

(Newser) - Good news for spicy food lovers: Eating chili peppers may lower blood pressure over the long term. A new study, carried out on rats, is the first to establish a link between long-term ingestion of capsaicin, the ingredient that makes chilis spicy, and lowered blood pressure in animals predisposed to... More »

Wendy's Chili Finger Lady: 'I Cooked It'

Anna Ayala is out of prison, barred from chain for life

(Newser) - Anna Ayala, the woman who was sent to prison for pretending she’d gotten a severed finger in her Wendy’s chili, has finally come clean. “I cooked it,” she tells CBS-5 when pressed on how she carried out her crime. After keeping the finger in her freezer... More »

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