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This is what it takes to eat 62 hot dogs in 10 minutes

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In a big upset Saturday, Matt Stonie out-ate reigning champion Joey Chestnut in Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on Coney Island.

Chestnut had previously taken home the gold for eight years in a row, but this year, Stonie devoured 62 hot dogs while Chestnut only ate 60. Sixty-two isn’t the all-time record, though; that was set by Chestnut in 2013, when he ate 69 hot dogs. Still, it’s a lot of food, to say the least. So how do they do it?

Coney Island crowns new hot dog-eating champ in monumental upset

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NEW YORK — Joey Chestnut gave it all he had, but it simply wasn’t enough in Saturday’s Coney Island hot dog-eating contest. Matt Stonie, who placed second last year, won by downing 62 hot dogs in 10 minutes. Chestnut ate 60.

For the past eight years, Chestnut has reigned supreme in the East Coast competition. Last year, he ate 61 to win Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest.

Chestnut set the…

Kia Turns the Luxury World on Its Ear

2015 will be remembered for many things, perhaps the biggest thing in the automotive world is that it was the year that luxury cars truly took on a new appearance. For a long time, the standard in luxury cars went to a handful of different manufacturers, but recent years have opened the doors for a couple of newbies to claw their way onto the scene. Kia, with great confidence and some genuine swagger, was one of those newbies.

Kia began production on the K900, known as the K9 overseas in…

What Greece’s referendum outcome will mean for the country

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On his 10-year trip home, the Greek hero Odysseus at one point had to steer his ship and crew down a narrow stretch of water menaced on opposite sides by two sea monsters, Scylla and Charybdis.

The Greek people are in similar dire straits as they prepare to vote on a future in which they face two painful prospects: the slow grind of years more of austerity cuts or the country’s potentially catastrophic exit from the euro.

Kia Turns the Luxury World on Its Ear

2015 will be remembered for many things, perhaps the biggest thing in the automotive world is that it was the year that luxury cars truly took on a new appearance. For a long time, the standard in luxury cars went to a handful of different manufacturers, but recent years have opened the doors for a couple of newbies to claw their way onto the scene. Kia, with great confidence and some genuine swagger, was one of those newbies.

Kia began production on the K900, known as the K9 overseas in…

What Greece’s referendum outcome will mean for the country

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On his 10-year trip home, the Greek hero Odysseus at one point had to steer his ship and crew down a narrow stretch of water menaced on opposite sides by two sea monsters, Scylla and Charybdis.

The Greek people are in similar dire straits as they prepare to vote on a future in which they face two painful prospects: the slow grind of years more of austerity cuts or the country’s potentially catastrophic exit from the euro.

Kia Turns the Luxury World on Its Ear

2015 will be remembered for many things, perhaps the biggest thing in the automotive world is that it was the year that luxury cars truly took on a new appearance. For a long time, the standard in luxury cars went to a handful of different manufacturers, but recent years have opened the doors for a couple of newbies to claw their way onto the scene. Kia, with great confidence and some genuine swagger, was one of those newbies.

Kia began production on the K900, known as the K9 overseas in…

Kia Turns the Luxury World on Its Ear

2015 will be remembered for many things, perhaps the biggest thing in the automotive world is that it was the year that luxury cars truly took on a new appearance. For a long time, the standard in luxury cars went to a handful of different manufacturers, but recent years have opened the doors for a couple of newbies to claw their way onto the scene. Kia, with great confidence and some genuine swagger, was one of those newbies.

Kia began production on the K900, known as the K9 overseas in…

What Greece’s referendum outcome will mean for the country

Ap_398855879478

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On his 10-year trip home, the Greek hero Odysseus at one point had to steer his ship and crew down a narrow stretch of water menaced on opposite sides by two sea monsters, Scylla and Charybdis.

The Greek people are in similar dire straits as they prepare to vote on a future in which they face two painful prospects: the slow grind of years more of austerity cuts or the country’s potentially catastrophic exit from the euro.

What Greece’s referendum outcome will mean for the country

Ap_398855879478

Feed-twFeed-fb

On his 10-year trip home, the Greek hero Odysseus at one point had to steer his ship and crew down a narrow stretch of water menaced on opposite sides by two sea monsters, Scylla and Charybdis.

The Greek people are in similar dire straits as they prepare to vote on a future in which they face two painful prospects: the slow grind of years more of austerity cuts or the country’s potentially catastrophic exit from the euro.