McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

Check out this week's video featuring Michael McDonald performing Taking It To The Streets only on McQsJazz.com....

Do We Choose Our Friends Because They Share Our Genes?

Do We Choose Our Friends Because They Share Our Genes?

by Rob Stein People often talk about how their friends feel like family. Well, there's some new research out that suggests there's more to that...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

Check out this week's video featuring Kenny G performing Midnight Motion only on McQsJazz.com...

Play With Your Food: The Kandinsky-Inspired Fine Art Food Challenge

Play With Your Food: The Kandinsky-Inspired Fine Art Food Challenge

by APRIL FULTON AND MEREDITH RIZZO We love to have fun with food, and as you may recall, we recently told you about a scientific experiment sho...

3 Kickstarter Food Projects That Leave Potato Salad In The Dirt

3 Kickstarter Food Projects That Leave Potato Salad In The Dirt

by April Fulton Within days of asking for a total of $10 to crowdsource his first potato salad, Ohioan Zack Danger Brown raised tens of thousan...

Billy Eckstine: A Crooner Who Crossed Barriers

Billy Eckstine: A Crooner Who Crossed Barriers

by Tom Vitale Billy Eckstine was smooth as silk. He was tall and handsome, sported a pencil-thin mustache and sang in a distinctive baritone. ...

'Columbusing': The Art Of Discovering Something That Is Not New

‘Columbusing’: The Art Of Discovering Something That Is Not New

by BRENDA SALINAS If you've danced to an Afrobeat-heavy pop song, dipped hummus, sipped coconut water, participated in a Desi-inspired color ru...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

Check out this week's video featuring Earth Wind and Fire  performing Magic Mind only on McQsJazz.com...

How Dark Chocolate, Not Milk Chocolate, May Help Blood Flow

How Dark Chocolate, Not Milk Chocolate, May Help Blood Flow

by ALLISON AUBREY The idea that eating cocoa-rich, dark chocolate may offer greater health benefits than milk chocolate is not new. Cocoa is...

'The Great Fish Swap': How America Is Downgrading Its Seafood Supply

‘The Great Fish Swap’: How America Is Downgrading Its Seafood Supply

What's the most popular seafood in the U.S.? Shrimp. The average American eats more shrimp per capita than tuna and salmon combined. Most of that ...

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Arts

Federal Loans Tough To Come By For Community College Students

Federal Loans Tough To Come By For Community College Students

by Claudio Sanchez Tuition and fees at most community colleges are pretty reasonable these days, about $3,500 a year. Which is why the vast majority of community college students don't take out loans to cover their costs. But, according ...

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Food

Will Camu Camu Be The Next Amazonian 'It' Fruit?

Will Camu Camu Be The Next Amazonian ‘It’ Fruit?

by Paula Moura Editor's Note: Here at The Salt we get a lot of pitches from companies extolling the virtues of a new "superfood." Recently, a company called Amazon Origins wrote to us about its supplement made with camu camu berry...

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Arts

In Europe, Google Stumbles Between Free Speech And Privacy

In Europe, Google Stumbles Between Free Speech And Privacy

by AARTI SHAHANI Google is trying to make sense of a sweeping decision about the Internet. In May, the European Court of Justice ruled that people have the right to be forgotten. That is, if you don't like something about you that pops u...

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The 3 Scariest Words A Boy Can Hear

The 3 Scariest Words A Boy Can Hear

by NPR Staff This story is part of All Things Considered's "Men in America" series. It's rare that a man makes it through life without being told, at least once, "Be a man." To Joe Ehrmann, a former NFL defensive lineman and now a...

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Food

This Fine Wine Made At An Italian Penal Colony Is No 2-Buck Chuck

This Fine Wine Made At An Italian Penal Colony Is No 2-Buck Chuck

by SYLVIA POGGIOLI Eighteen miles off Tuscany's coast, Gorgona is Italy's last island prison. Its steep cliffs rise up from azure Mediterranean waters. Here, a select group of convicts serves the end of long sentences by farming. And...

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Families As Groups

Hey Ladies, Today I want to talk about family. What is a family? A Family is any group of persons closely related by blood, as parents, children, uncles, aunts, and cousins, or through marriage. It is made up of people who are so close ...

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Good Days and Bad

It's all perception. You could have lost your; or be thankful that you had one. You could want to be taller and skinnier, Good Days and Badbut there are people who cannot walk. Figure out where your eyes are. When you focus on you, the ...

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Plan To Make 6 States Out Of California May Head To Ballot

by Bill Chappell Backers of a plan to cut California into six states say they now have enough signatures from supporters to get their proposal on a general-election ballot in the state. The plan would create new states with names lik ...

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The Violence In Gaza, Through The Lens Of One Family’s Losses

by Emily Harris Cloaked in black from head to toe, Iman el-Kaas cries in her mother's home in the Gaza Strip. Iman is in mourning. Her husband, Anas el-Kaas, was killed by an Israeli attack that hit their apartment in Gaza early Frida ...

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University Of Texas Can Continue Affirmative Action, Court Rules

by Alan Greenblatt A federal appellate court in Texas has ruled that the state's flagship university can continue to use race as a factor in admissions. "To deny UT Austin its limited use of race in its search for holistic diversity w ...

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This Is Your Stressed-Out Brain On Scarcity

by LAURA STARECHESKI Being poor is stressful. That's no big surprise. In a poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health, 1 in 3 people making less than $20,000 a year said they'd experien ...

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Why A Spoonful Of Medicine Can Be A Big Safety Risk For Kids

by Kara Manke We've all done it. The bottle of Pepto-Bismol says to take two tablespoons, so you grab the nearest spoon from the silverware drawer and drink down two of those. It's probably pretty close, right? Maybe not. With all ...

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‘Captain Pizza’ Saves The Day, But Doesn’t Save Himself A Slice

by NPR Staff It's one of those stories that start in the middle. Midflight from Washington, D.C., to Denver on Monday, pilot Gerhard Brandner hit some bad weather that forced him to land in Wyoming. It was a mundane delay like most o ...

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In Texas, Obama Sets Stage To Answer ‘Do-Nothing’ Congress

by Frank James Six years into his administration, President Obama has apparently not given up on the "hope" that was a major theme of his first run for president. What else but undying optimism could explain the president's hope f ...

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‘Apes’ For A New Age, With Little Use For Us

by IAN BUCKWALTER It's the end of the world as we know it, and the apes feel fine. As for humanity? Not so much, but Dawn of the Planet of the Apes doesn't care so much about their feelings. This dawn is well past mankind's twilight. ...

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