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Feeling Salty (ep. 74)
Jul 2, 2019 · 28 min
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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

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