Judy from Minneapolis wants to know: Why do MLB games start at 10 minutes after the hour instead of on the hour? According to Twins spokesman Kevin Smith, the start time are to accommodate radio and television networks that come on the air at the top of the hour. It gives them time to set up the game, welcome everyone and sometimes take a commercial break.
Barbara from Longville wanted to know: Why is the steering wheel on a boat on right side?
Patrick wanted to know: Why do we still dial ’1′ for long distance?
Why is a honeymoon called a honeymoon? Why isn’t dental covered under health insurance? What’s the difference between New York vanilla, French vanilla, and vanilla bean ice creams?
Why does the Lowry Tunnel need cleaning? How do you determine a good peach? Does the baby prince have a last name?
Why do golfers yell “fore?” Who determines where the food trucks park every day? And can you feel someone staring at you?
With the Basilica Block Party rolling into town this weekend, Kristin from Minneapolis wanted to know: Where does the term Rock ‘n Roll come from?
Jim Ertl from Park Rapids wants to know: Is pop music still popular? Brian Perra from Andover wants to know: Why does fresh cut grass smell? Paula Nystrom from Coon Rapids wants to know: What is the succession order of the British monarchy?
It’s almost the Fourth of July, and most Minnesotans are just getting into the swing of summer. Many of you emailed questions relating to your favorite season.
When Janice Godlewski and her nephew went to the Twins game in April, it was called off. So she asked: What do the Twins do with all the food that was made?
I don’t know about you, but I haven’t seen much sun these past few weeks, But Deeann Kraemer from Alexandria is a little more optimistic than me. She asked the following: Does partly cloudy or partly sunny, which of the two would give us more sunshine?
Saturday’s Powerball jackpot is a record $600 million. And Kjirsten Johnson from Forest Lake asked: What happens if a winner doesn’t claim it? By law, if someone wins, but doesn’t claim their prize, the money goes into the state’s General Fund — the main bank account for state government.
Tom and Marcia Sheppleman asked: Where does Minnesota’s gas come from?
Heidi Jensen in St. Paul wondered: Can restaurants just put chairs and tables wherever they want?
Sometimes it snows in April in Minnesota, so we’re replying all to questions about April snow in Minnesota.