What makes a chocolate-covered pretzel such an insanely tasty concoction? The English language is curiously lacking in a word for something that's both sugary and salty, but fortunately science has some answers.
After all this fuss that's been made about sugar, it turns out that it might be that other granular white stuff that's actually killing you. I'm talkin' sneeze, table snow, white pony, baby. I'm talkin' salt.
Ready to see Angelina being a badass in a film about Angelina being a badass? Yeah, you are.
Salt, that delicious, desiccating pulverized crystalline mineral, the substance that makes French fries and popcorn taste less like potatoes and corn, is quickly corroding the arteries of children in the US. According to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American kids are ingesting…
Forget the best thing since sliced bread, because it turns out sliced bread is actually the worst thing ever—okay, not ever, but it is the worst in terms of sodium content. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention compiled the list of the top 10 sources of sodium in our diet, and bread and rolls came in at the…
Since a single woman's love life is everybody's business, we have been informed that Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux were each other's dates at the afterparty for the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, where she was seen adjusting his tie. He kissed her and rubbed her cheek. Then she leaned into him and he rubbed her…
Fat is bad for you, fat is good for you. Carbs are bad, but only refined carbs. Put pureed vegetables in your lasagna. Dietary advice is perennially confusing, but at least you know you should avoid salt, right? Yeah, no.
Though every review of Salt notes that it's ludicrous, critics say Angelina Jolie makes it an enjoyable (albeit mindless) thriller, and reaffirms that she's one of the few actresses who can compete with any male action star.
Salt, the Angelina-As-Sexy-Spy vehicle, opened last night at the fabled Grauman's Chinese Theatre. But how any of the stars managed to sit through a two-hour movie in dresses this tight is a question for the ages. Maybe they stand?
You may know that Angelina's part in Salt was written for Tom Cruise. But as As Jay A. Fernandez writes: "No actress in Hollywood history has been able to chisel out the supremacy Jolie has in a male-dominated genre."
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