MNfusion: Local Playwrights, Actors Talk Women's Theater FestivalFollowing Women's History Month in March, St. Catherine University created the first-ever Women of Substance Festival. The inaugural theme: "Charting a Course: Women's Journeys."
Good Question: How Much Sugar Should We Be Eating?A new study found some Starbucks favorites are filled with all the added sugar we should eat in a day -- and then some. For example, a large white chocolate mocha has 74 sugary grams, and a large hot chocolate has 60 grams of sugar.
Safety Alert: Man Reported Groping Students Near St. ThomasOfficials at the University of St. Thomas say there’ve been several recent reports of gropings near the campus of that school and others in the area.
Minnesotan To Meet: O'Shaughnessy 'Nutcracker's' Erin WarnIt's a classic ballet story – The Nutcracker For the 2015 holiday season, the O'Shaughnessy Stage at St. Catherine University performed the show with 36-year-old Erin Warn among the cast. Warn's talent, passion and determination is what makes her this week's Minnesotan to Meet.
Good Question: How Much Red Meat Should We Be Eating? After decades of research, the World Health Organization announced on Monday that processed meats such as hot dogs, bacon and cold cuts raise the risk of cancer.
St. Paul Seeking Poems To Be Stamped Into SidewalksThe city of St. Paul is looking for poets. Monday marks the kickoff of the 8th Annual Sidewalk Poetry contest. The city partners with Public Art Saint Paul to host the contest.
Good Question: Are Athletes Born Or Built?After watching Venus and Serena Williams battle out a great tennis match Tuesday night, you have to wonder: How can two sisters be so good? How much is genetics and how much is practice?
Good Question: Why Are We Reading More Books?With all of the media available to us via television, smartphones and the Internet these days, reading books is still a favorite pastime. According to surveys, how much we read books has remained constant over the years and, in some cases, increased. In the 1950s, Gallup surveys show around 20 percent of Americans were presently reading a book. By the early 90s, the percentage jumped to 37 percent.
Good Question: How Often Do We Go Out To Eat?It only took 45 minutes this afternoon for Olive Garden to sell out of its $100 passes for all-you-can eat pasta and Coke for seven weeks. The Italian chain says it's a way to get attention at a restaurant whose business is trying to keep up with fast casuals, like Chipotle and Panera. So, how often do we go out to eat?
Good Question: Why Are We Drinking Less Milk? When it comes to milk, Americans are drinking much less than we used to. According to USDA statistics, we drank 0.96 cups of milk a day in 1970. By 2010, that dropped to 0.61 cups.
Good Question: How Long Can You Keep Leftovers?f turkey sandwiches, turkey soup and turkey a la king are on your menu over weekend, it's good to know long it’s safe to eat Thanksgiving leftovers.
Good Question: Why Will Hanukkah And Thanksgiving Overlap This Year?For the first time since 1888, the first day of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving will overlap. Experts say that might not happen again until 79,811.