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The Salt

Love Hot Sauce? Your Personality May Be A Good Predictor

Personality seems to play a key role in our lust for heat in our food. Research has found that thrill seekers tend to like the burn of a spicy meal, and the lure may be different for men and women.

Sen. Ted Cruz speaks during a confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. He is insisting the Department of Homeland Security not get any money unless Republicans get to undo the president's immigration policies. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Has A Ted Cruz Problem

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Cinco Minutos Con Vos Elvis Costello and the Roots
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No Vacancy Bostich + Fussible

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Dylan The Crooner

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Autumn Leaves Bob Dylan
Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood Me'Shell Ndegéocello

Traffic moves along Route 21 in downtown Newark, N.J., where a gas station lists the price for regular unleaded gasoline at $1.72. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Looking For Even Cheaper Gas? Go Generic At An Indie Station

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Wheel of Fortune The Virgins

Melissa Downer and her family moved to Camp Minden, La., 11 years ago and live on three acres. The mother of three young daughters says they'll move if the M6 is burned in the open air. Kate Archer Kent/Red River Radio hide caption

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EPA Push For Massive Munitions Burn Ignites Opposition In Louisiana

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Hoy Fernanda Ulibarri
Sol Clap [#] Quantic

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Drift Away Into The Not-Quite-Dreamy Logic Of 'Get In Trouble'

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The Catgroove Parov Stelar
Cheesy [Amen Mix] Plug
Cirrus Bonobo
Siesta Empresarios
I Cry Alone Maxine Brown
Moussaka [DJ Click Version] Gnawa Njoum Experience

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Nebraska Says Colorado Pot Isn't Staying Across The Border

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GDFR Flo Rida
See Line Woman Me'Shell Ndegéocello
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Istar Istar
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Love Hot Sauce? Your Personality May Be A Good Predictor

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Horchata The Funk Ark
Chisa Abdullah Ibrahim
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