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Edible Radio Episode 63: Blue Plate Special with Mark Bitterman (PODCAST)

Edible | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Blue Plate Special interviews "selmelier" Mark Bitterman about his new book, Salted: A Manifesto on the World's Most Essential Mineral, and learn about this most necessary element in all its varieties.

Hostage to the Past: Visiting the Former US Embassy in Iran

Danny Schechter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Danny Schechter

War is a profitable business, and as our economy continues its decline, we can anticipate more calls to "bomb, bomb Iran" so we can fight and spend our way to "recovery." Talk about insanity.

Can Sea Salt Grow As Fast As 'Low-Carb' Did? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If you pooh-pooh generic table salt, you're not alone. As USA Today reports, sea salt is so hot right now. In 2010 alone, it's been introduced to 1,35...

Who Was Ronald Reagan?

Jason Saltoun-Ebin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jason Saltoun-Ebin

If you really love your country, like Reagan did, you want the best for it. And that means recognizing the mistakes as well as celebrating the successes. Anything less would not only be unpatriotic, but a degradation of the Reagan legacy.

Angelina Jolie's High-Carb Diet For 'Salt' | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Angelina Jolie had to be in tip-top shape for her role as a kick-ass CIA agent on the run in the new action thriller Salt, opening today. So what di...

Angelina Jolie: My Face Was Scarred By 'Salt'

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

SAN DIEGO — She wasn't computer generated, and she wasn't even wearing a costume. That didn't stop Angelina Jolie, clad in a snug shiny black j...

Weekly Pulse: Anti-Masturbation Crusader Christine O'Donnell is Master of Her Domain

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Christine O'Donnell is master of her domain. The deeply conservative Tea Party darling won the Repu...

2010 Summer Movie Review Part I: The Moments That Mattered.

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

We'll see if my schedule allows me to do a compressive 'end of summer' box office wrap-up, but since summer 2010 doesn't officially end until September third, I figure I've got time.

Angelina Jolie Takes 'Salt,' Twins To Paris (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Angelina Jolie has moved on from the UK, where she premiered 'Salt' on Monday, and went to the Paris premiere on Tuesday. She's already done Russia, J...

Angelina Jolie Premieres 'Salt' In London (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Angelina Jolie took her spy movie 'Salt' to London on Monday. The film had its UK premiere at London's Leicester Square, with Jolie as the main eve...

Salt: A Mayor Koch Review

Ed Koch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Koch

She's got big lips... some think they're beautiful. I just think they're big lips. But either way, she still can't pull off playing a wonder woman, which is what Angelina Jolie attempts to do in Salt.

'Angelina' By Andrew Morton: Surpsingly Sympathetic?

The Los Angeles Times | Adam Tschorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

For months, Angelina Jolie's face has been looking out from billboards alongside a single question: "Who is Salt?" The tagline refers to the new thri...

Angelina Jolie Gushes About 'Wonderful' Brad, Talks Kids

AP | MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

TOKYO — Actress Angelina Jolie, in Tokyo for the weekend opening of action thriller "Salt," brushed off rumors about her shaky relations with Br...

'Inception' Beats 'Salt'

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Leonardo DiCaprio's thriller "Inception" held on to the top berth at the weekend box office with $42.9 million, while Angelina Jol...

PHOTOS: Angelina, Maddox, Pax, Zahara & Shiloh In Japan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Angelina and her oldest four kids landed at Japan's Narita airport near Tokyo on Monday, after arriving from Russia, as Jolie promotes 'Salt' around t...

Angelina Jolie: Red Hot In Russia With 'Salt' (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Angelina Jolie, who plays a CIA agent accused of being a Russian spy in 'Salt,' premiered the movie in Moscow on Sunday. Photos of the press confer...

Salt is Strong, but Inception Holds Stronger: Weekend Box Office

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Inception was again number one, with $43.5 million in its second weekend. That's a borderline-shocking drop of just 30%, which is almost unheard of in this day and age of mega-openers.

SALT: The Greening of Action Movies

Allison Silver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Allison Silver

It is clear to anyone watching Salt that there has been a sea change in action movies: the most exciting chase sequences in the film are on foot.

'Salt' Premiere PICS: Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jon Voight, Naomi Watts & More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'Salt' had its big LA premiere Monday night, and Angelina Jolie was supported not only by partner Brad Pitt but by brother James Haven and previously ...

Angelina Jolie On Nightline: Brad & I Would Have More Kids, Get Married (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Angelina Jolie's 'Nightline' interview with Cynthia McFadden airs Monday night and GMA had a preview. She was promoting 'Salt,' out July 23, but talke...

As American as Apple Pie: Policies that Protect Health

Larry_Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Something transformative is happening in America. Federal recommendations limiting food marketing to kids. Building sidewalks so that kids can be ph...

Angelina Jolie In 'Parade': Why Brad And I Are Together

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Angelina Jolie covers this weekend's Parade magazine, and in the interview is asked straight-up whether she and Brad are only together for the sake of...

Sodium Solution: Shaking the Salt Habit

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

What's the big deal about salt? How much should we really be eating?

Study: Stomach Cancer Up In Young, White Adults

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — Scientists are puzzling over a surprising increase in stomach cancer in young white adults, while rates in all other American adults h...

Greensburg, Kansas: From Green-town to Clean-town

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
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Michael DeJong

After a tornado destroyed 95% of the town, Greensburg, Kansas reinvented itself by striving to become the greenest community imaginable.