Good Questions

Good Questions: Lynx Jerseys, Bullpens & ChurchesThe Minnesota Lynx are seeking their third WNBA title. And that got Sue from Alexandria wondering: Why does it say "Mayo Clinic" instead of "Lynx" on the front of their jerseys? The Lynx announced a multi-year partnership with Mayo Clinic last year. As part of the agreement, Mayo Clinic was allowed marquee placement on the team jerseys.
Good Questions: Presidential Debates, Fish Ages & Coach UniformsPatrick from Watertown watched the Republican primary debate this week, so he wants to know: Who pays for them? Each debate is sponsored, and those sponsors range from Facebook to Fox News to CNBC. This past Wednesday's debate was sponsored by the Reagan Library Foundation and CNN.
Good Questions: Minnesota State Fair EditionEvery Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown answers questions about the Minnesota State Fair's vendors, butter sculptures and discounted passes.
Good Questions: Highways, Green Screens & PresidentsEvery Friday, Heather Brown answers some of our viewers burning questions. This week, she'll tell you about the names of highways, how green screens work and about the qualifications for the vice presidency.
Good Question: How Many Nuclear Weapons Still Exist?The United States dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima 70 years ago Thursday. Estimates of causalities were anywhere between 90,000 and 160,000 people. It was the first nuclear weapon ever used, at a time when the United States was the only country with that capability. All of that has changed.
Good Questions: Muscles, Corn & MoreEvery Friday, Heather Brown takes a moment to answer some of your Good Questions that may have slipped through the cracks. This week, she's checking the weather, getting corny, and listening to Olivia Newton-John's "Physical."
Good Questions: Snooze Alarms, Fruit Flies, & Wet LawnsEvery Friday, Heather Brown takes a look at some of the burning questions our viewers have. This week, Heather Brown hits the snooze button, waters the lawn and swats away a pesky household pest.
Good Questions: Mosquito Food, Uptown & Hat TricksWade from Brainerd is already tired of mosquitoes this summer, but he still wants to know: What do mosquitoes eat? According to the American Mosquito Control Association, only females feed on blood because they require the protein to produce eggs.
Good Questions: Salad Forks, Fair Food Flops & Seedless WatermelonsMike from Park Rapids wants to know: Why are salad forks smaller? Though forks were around in the 15th century, they didn't become popular or affordable until the 19th century, when silver plate technology was invented.
Good Questions: National Anthem, Flu Names & LakesGaylene from St. Paul asks: Why do we put our hands over our hearts during the national anthem? It is actually part of United States law. The U.S. Flag Code was adopted in 1923, and it says when the flag is present during the anthem, veterans and members of the Armed Forces should give the military salute.
Good Questions: Pizza Boxes, Bird Songs, & Pairs Of PantsEvery Friday, Heather Brown digs into the mailbag to answer some of your Good Questions. This week, we're looking at pizza pies, pairs of pants and pretty avian ditties.
Good Questions: Prom, Birds & The HOV LaneEvery Friday, Heather Brown tackles some of our viewers' burning questions. This week, she'll tell you how "prom" got its name, where birds go in rainstorms, and how police enforce the HOV lane on the highway.