No matter the weather, one place in Minnesota has furnaces holding steady at 2,300 degrees. Foci uses the intense heat to help people learn and practice glass arts. Eric Dahlberg is the studio manager. “It is a bit of a lost art,” he said. “There aren’t a lot of places that you can do this.”
The Minnesota Vikings are moving ahead with clear glass on their new stadium in downtown Minneapolis. That’s the latest word from the Sports Authority, which is overseeing stadium construction. This is despite concerns about possible bird collisions with the soaring glass stadium walls.
The Minneapolis city council passed a resolution asking the Minnesota Vikings to change the glass used for their new stadium so it is bird friendly Friday. Last week, the Audubon Society said the glass used for new Vikings stadium could pose a threat to birds.
A prominent ornithological group says the forthcoming Vikings stadium will be a serious threat to birds unless its glass is changed. The Audubon Society said that they are calling on the team and the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority to modify the stadium’s current specs.
If you’re one of many Minnesotans replacing traditional holiday lights with energy-efficient LEDs and wondering what to do with all those old jumbled cords, the answer might be at your local hardware store.
Google glass is a wearable computer. Developers are getting a chance to try out the futuristic shades first so they can give input and create apps.
Izzy’s Ice Cream is withdrawing three of its flavors after glass fragments were found in a supplier’s container of cinnamon.
It seems like every year, there are a few sticky, hot days at the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Art on display at Target Field has helped catapult the career of a local artist. Outside the stadium across from Gate 29, you’ll find eight glass panels with thousands of names of Target Field donors on them.
An Idaho man has been charged with trying to assassinate the President of the United States by allegedly firing an AK-47-style gun at the White House. But his bullet hit a reinforced White House window that most of us would call “bulletproof.” So how does a piece of glass become bulletproof?
A Twin Cities man has moved out of a glass apartment that’s been his home at the Mall of America for the past month.
Fred Kaemmer likes it hot.
For most of us, we are being fancy if we put white wine in a white glass, and red in a red glass — or if we take the beer out of the can. But there are dozens of different types of glasses for specific varietals of wine and specific types of beer. So, can a glass really change the flavor of our drinks?