This is what happens to the bodies of competitive eaters

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The world-renowned Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Competition is held every Fourth of July at Coney Island. Last year, Joey Chestnut set a new record by downing 72 hot dogs in 10 minutes. However, according a 2007 study published in The Journal of Roentgenology, eating competitions can be damaging to the human body.  This study compared the body of Tim Janus, a competitive […]

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Here’s what it’s like to spend July 4th in the most expensive vacation town in America

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Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images   Fourth of July in America’s most expensive vacation town — Southampton, New York — can be extravagant. Pool parties and fancy backyard dinners, anyone? These Instagram photos show how it’s done. Good company, delicious food, and plenty of sunshine: That’s the winning formula for any summer vacation. But in certain corners […]

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