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Watch Taylor Swift Get Cute in Her ‘For Your ACM Consideration’ Video

Taylor Swift and an adorable kitty. It’s enough to make the internet explode.

03/13/2014

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Good Question ‘Reply All’: Red, Judge Robes & Gray Hair

Amerti asked: Why do we associate red with romance? For centuries, red has meant danger, strength, courage and love. It’s always been considered a powerful color that stands out to represent things that are powerful to people. Carol Bruess, professor of family studies at the University of St. Thomas, says it all probably comes down to what’s in our veins. “The heart is the organ that pumps ‘red’ blood through our life system, the body,” Bruess said.

02/14/2014

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Good Question: Reply All: Speedometers, Red Barns & Onion Tears

Mary from Eagan wants to know: Why do speedometers go so high? Her Honda CRV says 140 mph, but she, like many of us, would never go that fast. According to Larry Dominique, a longtime automotive engineer and current president of ALG, there are two reasons: 1) Consumer research shows that when people are driving on the highway, they like their speedometers to be between 11 and 1, like on a clock. That makes the needle easier to see at highway speeds. 2) Consumers believe that a car that says it can go 140 mph is better than a car that says it can go 120 mph.

09/06/2013

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Good Question: How Did Red, White & Blue Become National Colors?

Everywhere you look this holiday, you’re going to see some red, white and blue. But how did those colors become our national colors?

07/03/2013

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Light Rail Routes Renamed

Starting Friday, each route the light rail takes is getting a new name. They’ll be colors instead of being named after streets, or the areas they serve. The Hiawatha Light Rail Line will now be called the Metro Blue Line.

05/17/2013

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Taylor Swift Opens The GRAMMYs Circus-Style

Talk about a spectacle. Taylor Swift took the job of opening the 55th GRAMMY Awards seriously, and went all out with her performance of her GRAMMY-nominated single “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.” Dressed in all-white top hat, […]

02/10/2013

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Skrillex, Diplo & Friends To Play Pre-GRAMMY Party For Charity

Skrillex, nominated for three GRAMMYs; Best Dance Recording, Best Dance Electronica Album and Best Remixed Recording, will join fellow GRAMMY nominees, Diplo,and Kaskade, as well as friends Nero and Tommy Trash for an all-star bash […]

02/08/2013

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Behind The Song: Taylor Swift “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

From country ballads to frenzied dubstep and vibrant dance-pop concoctions, Taylor Swift’s latest album Red is a variety pack of emotion and energy. Yet one thing that binds so many of her songs together is their undeniable catchiness. She […]

01/16/2013

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Taylor Swift Sings, Answers Fan Questions For ‘Live From New York’

The singer strapped on a banjo for her Grammy-winning track “Mean” and told the story behind the song.

11/06/2012

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Minnesotans Grapple With Record-Breaking Independence Day Heat

Crowds flocked to watch the fireworks at Minneapolis’ annual Red, White and Boom celebration, bringing bug spray, water bottles and even some portable fans to deal with Wednesday’s record-breaking heat.

07/04/2012

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Honoring 9/11: I-35W Bridge To Be Lit Red, White And Blue

The Interstate 35-W Bridge over the Mississippi River in Minneapolis will be lit red, white and blue on Sept. 11 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced Friday.

09/09/2011