History's Biggest Gluttons

You may be feeling bad about that third turkey sandwich, but you’ve got nothing on these guys.

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Welcome to DSC Original Content’s weekly podcast, where we explain a weird, tricky or surprising subject in mere minutes. In this edition, learn what level of gluttony causes you to be lynched by an angry mob; find out what “The Great Eater of Kent” ate for breakfast; and discover the eating habits of Tarrare, a Frenchman who’d eat absolutely anything—from live snakes to dead human bodies.