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joey-chestnut-100.jpgOver the weekend Joey Chestnut broke his hot dog-eating record at the Nathan's Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest with 69 hot dogs. On the ladies' side, Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas came in first, eating a mind boggling 36 and three-quarters hot dogs. And if you were looking for more on competitive eating, here are pieces on Takeru Kobayashi: Gizmodo with 2,500 words and BuzzFeed with a whopping 5,600. [Brooklyn Paper, Gizmodo, BF]

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