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Submission + - I ran to the Flying Saurcer in Iran (theatlantic.com)

ChronoFish writes: NPR (http://www.npr.org/2011/03/21/134727603/iran-unveils-unmanned-flying-saucer) the FARS news agency (http://english.farsnews.com/newstext.php?nn=8912250816) and host of others are reporting on Iran claiming to have release "the first real" flying saucer. Except there is one problem. The "release" photos are from a move (http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2011/03/iran-unveils-flying-saucer-using-old-b-movie-stock-photo/72696/)
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Bill To Ban All Salt In Restaurant Cooking 794

lord_rotorooter writes "Felix Ortiz, D-Brooklyn, introduced a bill that would ruin restaurant food and baked goods as we know them. The measure (if passed) would ban the use of all forms of salt in the preparation and cooking of food for all restaurants or bakeries. While the use of too much salt can contribute to health problems, the complete banning of salt would have negative impacts on food chemistry. Not only does salt enhance flavor, it controls bacteria, slows yeast activity and strengthens dough by tightening gluten. Salt also inhibits the growth of microbes that spoil cheese."

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