“The Hot Water Challenge” involves either throwing boiling hot water on someone or drinking boiling hot water through a straw.
One teen was recently hospitalized with second-degree burns after his friend threw boiling water on him and an eight-year-old girl died last year after drinking boiling water through a straw.
This is not a joke. It's a real thing that is going on and it it's just dumb. STOP IT!
Here is a video from last year and you can see the man's skin turn red.
This is the story about the teen that was recently burned from this challenge.