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California-based magazine FSHN ran an Iran photo shoot in its 2013 couture issue. FSHN Magazine hide caption

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In The Streets Of Iran, A Fashion Shoot Bursting With Color

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Thomas Groome is the author of "What Makes Us Catholic." Caitlin Cunningham/Boston College hide caption

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Slowly, Priest Realized Celibacy Was A 'Destructive' Force

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John Legend's latest album, Love in the Future, is out now. Legend also appears on the soundtrack album for the film 12 Years a Slave. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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At The Tiny Desk Or A Sold-Out Arena, John Legend Delivers

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Larry Flynt is speaking out to save the life of the man who shot and paralyzed him in 1978. "I just don't think that government should be in the business of killing people," he says. Eddie Gallacher/Alpha /Landov hide caption

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Porn Mogul Larry Flynt Wants Man Who Paralyzed Him Spared

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Andrew Duncan Carson makes recumbent bikes out of recycled parts in his garage. He says he'll never ride an upright bike again. Jon Kalish/NPR hide caption

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Bike Evangelist Wants To Put More Riders In The Low Seat

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According to legend, Japanese chemist Kikunae Ikeda discovered the food additive monosodium glutamate in 1908 after contemplating the meaty flavor of seaweed soup. Jung K Oh/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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MSG, Seasoned For A Comeback

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