Lee Besner

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Why Indian Cuisine Breaks All The Flavor Science Rules

Everything we Westerners thought we knew about flavor pairing was recently turned on its ear by a study of the delicious and contradictory jumble of sensation known as Indian cuisine.<p>But let’s step back a minute and look at how we decide what tastes good. Why do we choose certain flavor combos and …

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How The First Bite Of Food Sets The Body's Clock

Researchers are starting to learn why, when we cross time zones or pull an all-nighter, our bodies get out of sync. <i>This story first aired March 10 on</i> Morning Edition.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>Oh, sorry, just nodded off for a moment there. You know (laughter) boy, you should see the director's …

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Noam Chomsky: America is a terrified country

The philosopher on the violence we wage abroad, the income inequality we face at home and where we go from here<p><i>This is an excerpt from the just released 2nd edition of Noam Chomsky’s "Occupy: Class War, Rebellion and Solidarity," published by Zuccotti Park Press.</i> Reprinted from Truthout.org. with …

Real-Life Batman, Captain America saved a cat from a house fire and gave it CPR

Two guys, one dressed as Batman and the other as Captain America, were busy entertaining children at an American Legion charity event in Milton, West Virginia, when a fire broke out at a nearby house. Batman, aka John Buckland (pictured), who had been a firefighter in Georgia and Iraq, along with …

Steam Summer Sale 2013 now live, BioShock Infinite lowest ever price

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Dealzon.</i><p>BioShock Infinite will no doubt be in the running for Best Game of 2013. That’s why it’s a huge deal to find the PC download version less than half price only four months after its March release date. It entered the Steam Summer Sale as a Daily Deal for …