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'Sweetness #9' Satirizes Food Wars And Artificial America
The novel is about a flavor chemist who tests a sweetener on lab rats and monkeys and finds side effects the company covers up. Author Stephan Eirik Clark says he was inspired by Fast Food Nation.
Seeking Proof For Why We Feel Terrible After Too Many Drinks
Author Adam Rogers says there are lots of myths about what causes hangovers. His new book, Proof: The Science of Booze, explores these and other scientific mysteries of alcohol's effect on the body.
Box Set Looks Back On Pioneering '5' Royales
With the release of the 131-track collection Soul and Swagger: The Complete "5" Royales, the group has finally gotten the recognition they deserve.
Russian Government Feels Pressure From Western Sanctions
David Greene talks to Izabella Kaminska of the Financial Times about the sanctions the West has imposed against Russia for its moves into Ukraine. In retaliation, Russia has imposed sanctions too.
Mom's App Gets Revenge On Kids Who Ignore Messages
A Texas mom developed an app called Ignore No More, which locks a kid's phone until someone calls mom to unlock it.
Missouri National Guard Ordered To Ferguson To Restore Peace
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed an executive order sending the National Guard to Ferguson. And because of the unrest, schools are closed Monday. They were to have opened last week.
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