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Your Brain on Facts

Things you never knew and a few things you thought you did know.  Imagine a Venn diagram where the podcasts Lore and Good Job, Brain! overlap with the YouTube channel Today I Found Out and the countdown episodes on CineFix - that's Your Brain On Facts!

Jul 2, 2019

You want it, you need it, but if you get too much, it could kill you. Salt is so much more than just a seasoning; it has changed the course of human history!


03:00 your body and salt

05:55 drinking saltwater

11:10 paying Roman soldiers in salt

14:50  how salt makes food taste good

17:40 salt mining and a big booboo

24:33 zany alternatives to road salt


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Music by Kevin MacLeod