It’s a song that’s synonymous with New Year’s: Auld Lang Syne. Even if you don’t know the words, you certainly know the tune. So, what does Auld Lang Syne mean? Good Question.
Every Friday, Heather Brown takes a look at some of the burning questions that our viewers have sent. This week, we’re looking at fruitcakes, forks on peanut butter cookies, and hot dog buns.
This time of year, we see beautiful decorations in stores, in our homes, on our streets — and two colors tend to dominate the decor. So, Debb from Hutchinson wants to know: Why are red and green the colors of Christmas? Good Question.
More than 80 percent of Americans are expected to buy gift cards this holiday season. According to the National Retail Federation, it’s been the most requested gift item for eight years in a row.
From the holidays, to political campaigns, to terrorism, we’ve been talking a lot about religion and faith these days. So, what religions are we in Minnesota? Good Question.
It was a big mistake on live television that quickly spread like wildfire. After naming Miss Colombia this year’s Miss Universe, pageant host Steve Harvey said he’d made a mistake.
Every Friday, Heather Brown takes a look at some of the burning questions that our viewers have sent. This week, we’re looking at speedometers, football position names, and the mysterious missing battery size.
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is rated PG-13, causing some parents to think twice before taking their kids to see it. PG-13 has been the most common parental rating for more than a decade, making up more than half the movies and bringing in twice as much money as those rated R and G.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, the average American adult gets two to three colds per year. Kids can get them 8 to 10 times. So, how do you catch a cold? Good Question.
Wayzata Schools voted last night to let their high school students sleep in a little longer next year. Studies have shown many teenagers don’t get nearly the amount of sleep they need. So, how much sleep do people need? Good Question.
Across the country, gas prices are the lowest they’ve been since 2009. Right now in Minnesota, a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline goes for an average of $1.90. That’s down 50 cents from what it was a year ago.
Chipotle now says a sick employee at one of its Massachusetts restaurants could have led to 80 people coming down with norovirus. So, what are the food safety rules for restaurants? Good Question.
By the end of 2016, the FDA will require larger chain restaurants, fast-food places and some business that sell food to post this calorie information. So, Chris from Madison asks: How are calories measured in food? Good Question.
Over the past decade, online sales have grown every year, but they still have a ways until they catch up before they reach store sales. So, how much of our shopping is online? Good Question.
By August 2016, people with intractable pain will be considered for Minnesota’s medical marijuana program. But, what is intractable pain? Good Question.
For some Minnesotans, Monday night’s snowfall was significant. For others, it was just a nuisance – two to three inches, including some that had already melted.
Over the long Thanksgiving weekend, the National Retail Federation reports the average shopper spent about $300. Three-quarters of that total went towards gifts for others, but a big chunk of the spending went towards ourselves.
Every Friday, Good Question takes a look at some of the questions WCCO’s viewers have been asking. This week we’re looking at Black Friday, margin of error, and falling out of the bed while sleeping.
With Thanksgiving leftovers galore, microwaves are sure to get a workout this weekend. But, how do these appliances heat our food so quickly? How exactly do microwaves work? Good question.
Everyone has their own Thanksgiving traditions, even when it comes to cutting the turkey. But how do you maximize the meat without making a mess?
Over the past week, WCCO has devoted significant coverage to officer-involved shootings from the death of Jamar Clark a week and half ago to a Columbia Heights man early Tuesday morning. So why don’t police just try to hurt suspects? Good Question.
With Black Friday coming up, potential customers already starting to see some really good deals — 30, 40, and even 50 percent off. So, do stores make money on these sales? What are the markups? Good Question.
Every Friday, Good Question takes a look at some of the questions WCCO’s viewers have been asking. This week we’re looking at Thanksgiving, wind, and curly vs. straight hair.
It’s now one week from Thanksgiving and many us have only seen flurries in the air. So, when do we usually get our first snow? Good Question.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many people are already thinking about how to make their elaborate dishes. From green bean casserole to mashed potatoes to apple pie, proper food preparation will be necessary to keep everyone healthy. So how much should we wash fruits and vegetables?