The Salt
12:31 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Diet Soda: Fewer Calories In The Glass May Mean More On The Plate

Ditching sugar-sweetened drinks in favor of diet ones shaves the empty calories. But it doesn't help if you make up for those calories on your plate.
Justin Sullivan Getty Images

Originally published on Wed January 22, 2014 12:17 pm

If only dropping pants sizes were as easy as switching from Coke to Coke Zero.

Sure, you're cutting out empty calories when you ditch the sugar-sweetened drinks in favor of artificially sweetened ones. But there's a growing body of research that suggests this isn't really helping in the battle of the bulge.

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11:09 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Did Author Amiri Baraka 'Remix' Who He Was?

Originally published on Fri January 17, 2014 11:56 am



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Monkey See
9:23 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Pop Culture Happy Hour: Golden Globes And Eagle Eyes

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This week's show (which we taped before the Oscar nominations were announced, so you can bet we'll be getting to those later) catches us post-Golden-Globes for a conversation about awards hosts, speechifying, satisfying victories, and the odd surprises that keep us tuning in to the season's drunkest ceremony of them all.

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Wordless News
9:00 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Wordless News: Trademarking The Cronut

Maria Fabrizio

Originally published on Fri January 17, 2014 10:20 am

  • Trademark Officially Registered For The Cronut

Every day, illustrator Maria Fabrizio posts a news-inspired image on her Wordless News blog. This week, all of her pictures will be inspired by stories she hears on Morning Edition.

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TED Radio Hour
8:36 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Have You Changed Someone's Life Without Realizing It?

courtesy of TED

Originally published on Fri January 17, 2014 12:39 pm

Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode Disruptive Leadership.

About Drew Dudley's TEDTalk

Drew Dudley calls on us to celebrate leadership as the everyday act of improving each other's lives.

About Drew Dudley

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