India's Chili Grenades Will Be Five Alarm Firepower

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Non lethal chili grenades—think about the potential here. A handheld weapon made with the fiery Bhut Jolokia chili would burn, devastate your orifices, and add a spicy kick to your dinner. Indian defense scientists are determined to make it happen.

Indian defense scientists are planning to put one of the world's hottest chili powders into hand grenades.

The chili, known as Bhut Jolokia, is said to be 1,000 times hotter than commonly used kitchen chili.

So it can disperse crowds, but the real question is—can I cook dinner with it? Like a fire and forget nuclear spice bomb or something? [BBC via Geekologie Image via Flickr]