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The Salt

Nutritious Acorns Don't Have To Just Be Snacks For Squirrels

Despite acorns' wide geographic range and long culinary history, few people eat them. But some fans say they're an untapped nutritional resource — if you're willing to do the work to process them.

Don't Stop Believin' Journey
Crazy House Jing Chi
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Iranians protest in Isfahan, Iran, last month in solidarity with women injured in a series of acid attacks. Several women have been attacked by assailants on motorcycles who threw acid on their faces, purportedly because they were "badly veiled." Arya Jafari/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After Acid Attacks And Execution, Iran Defends Human Rights Record

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Ahead Of Midterms, Voting Rights And Wrongs In North Carolina

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Vertigo John Abercrombie Quartet
Ball of Fire Gene Krupa

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Nutritious Acorns Don't Have To Just Be Snacks For Squirrels

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According to biographer Anthony Flint, Le Corbusier (seen here in an undated photo) once proposed razing Paris' historic Marais neighborhood in order to give the dilapidated district a fresh start. AP hide caption

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Like It Or Not, Architect Le Corbusier's Urban Designs Are Everywhere

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Perth Amiina
Selamat Pagi (Donna's Song) Lymbyc Systym
Chimacum After Hours Zony Mash
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Nanny Nanny Boo Boo [Junior Senior Remix] Le Tigre

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Standard Time Starts, And The Summer-Haters Celebrate

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With Human Pyramids, Catalans Reach For Independence

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Estampa Cubana George Shearing Quintet
Canción Animal Soda Stereo