Need about 13 minutes of hilarious distraction? This one’s an oldie but a goodie. Japanese YouTube sensation Megwin has made a career out of posting comic videos, often involving Jackass-style stunts. He has 56.5k Twitter followers, because that’s how good he is at suffering for our amusement.

Vice Japan challenged him to eat an assortment of unusual foods: salamanders, Surströmming (fermented herring), and Trinidad moruga scorpion peppers.

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Some of these are so pungent and/or potent that Megwin wisely dons protective gear before tackling them.

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He also goes to the effort of preparing the ingredients into something vaguely resembling a meal, rather than just shoving them into his mouth which is what we do when someone dares us to eat something gross. For this, he has our enduring respect.

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And for providing us with a hilarious, totally SFW video with which to procrastinate, he has our enduring appreciation.

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We won’t give too much away, but trust us, this is better than whatever you were going to do for the last 13 minutes of the workday.

[via Vice]