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6:02 am
Fri December 26, 2014

We Raise A Glass To The Leathers Family And Their Names

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The Salt
5:33 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Nutmeg Spice Has A Secret Story That Isn't So Nice

This copper engraving from approximately 1700 depicts the condition of the English prisoners at the hands of the Dutch. In the 1660s, Cornell University's Eric Tagliacozzo says, the conflict and competition for the spice trade came to a head. "The Dutch decapitated a number of English merchants who were also in the Spice Islands trying to profit from the trade."
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Originally published on Fri December 26, 2014 12:07 pm

Ah, nutmeg! Whether it's sprinkled on eggnog, baked into spice cake or blended into a latte, this pungent spice can evoke memories of holidays past.

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Research News
4:31 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Solving The Mystery Of Why Rock Ants Avoid Right Turns

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Europe
4:28 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Kremlin Choreographs Politics To Make Putin Look Good, Author Says

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Music News
4:25 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Remembering When Johnny Cash Stopped To Talk To A Young Reporter

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Asia
4:18 am
Fri December 26, 2014

For Indian Coastal Town, Tsunami Ushered In Change

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Sports
4:17 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Reviewing Sports Stories That Made News In 2014

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Politics
4:15 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Most Federal Workers Get Day After Christmas Off

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NPR Story
4:11 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Do Fish Have Fingers?

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NPR Story
4:11 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Turkish President's Aggressive Behavior In 2014 Gets More Notice

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