Scientists say human hotdog-eating record is 9 hotdogs shy of physical limit

Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2020/07/16/scientists-say-human-hotdog-ea.html

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Sounds like a challenge.

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Ugh… This just made me think of having 70+ standard “pink slime” hot dogs in my stomach at the same time.

Bright side is, I’ll lose weight today, I guess >.<’ …

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What’s the LD50 for hotdogs?

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But what’s the physical limit for beef hotdogs?

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BAA03-02, ADDENDUM 2, SPECIAL FOCUS AREA: METABOLIC DOMINANCE

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This would seem to belie the definition of an “outlier”:

The 84 theoretical maximum comes from fitting a curve to the data and also factoring in the possibility of outliers whose performance lies within a certain error margin of the curve.

…unless those outliers utilized the turbo mcmeaty esophageal tube

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It’s been done :laughing:

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The bear physical limit is presumably a lot higher. So far the bear record in official competition is only 50 (but in just 2.5 minutes)

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Hey, they used to say the four-minute mile was impossible.

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What’s the limit for schnitzengruben?

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Oh the myriad ways we measure human progress.

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remember when scientists said a 4 minute mile was impossible? I’m sure someone can beat their limit… they may need to be wearing a diaper or some such but I’m sure it can be beaten.

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Yuck…

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Checkmate, scientists!

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What manner of topping horror is happening in the lede photo? Ketchup? Ketchup and mayonnaise?!

That’s some foul abomination business right there.

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