What Is The Minneapolis Sound? Good Question“The Minneapolis Sounds is completely unique and distinctive and different from the norm,” says L.A. Buckner, a musician, teaching artist and co-host of PBS Sound Field. “With Prince, it revolutionized pop.”
How Much Do Minnesotans Volunteer?In 2017, 30% of Americans reported volunteering through an organization, 43% say they helped friends and family, while 51% reported doing favors for their neighbors.
How Well Do Solar Panels Work In The Snow?The Twin Cities is equivalent to Houston or Tallahassee when it comes to available sunlight. That’s less than Phoenix or Denver, but more than Germany, one of the world’s solar leaders.
Why Are All Of Our Sports Teams Named After The State?Minnesota is the only place in the country where all of its professional sports teams are named after states, rather than cities. So, how did that happen? Good Question.
Why Do Colds Feel Worse At Night?Colds are no fun during the day -- but have you noticed the symptoms feel more intense at night?
Good Question: How Does The Military Draft Work?The draft was first used by the U.S. during the Civil War and then through almost every other major war until Vietnam.
How To Get Better Sleep In 2019Jan. 1 is often the time when people resolve to live healthier in the new year. For some, that means getting more sleep.
What Happens To Your Body During A Hangover?Carbonated alcohol, like champagne, can also worsen a hangover because the carbonation facilitates alcohol absorption.
What Does 'Auld Lang Syne' Mean?It's a song that's synonymous with New Year's: Auld Lang Syne. Even if you don’t know the words, you certainly know the tune.
What Do Detoxes Do To Our Bodies?Detox products all over store shelves -- and the internet -- promise to rid your body of toxins. They use everything from soup to smoothies to juicing to spicy water.
Why Do We Taste Things Differently From Others?Over Christmas dinner, there might have been one dish you couldn’t stand -- but others may be going back to it for seconds.
Good Question: Why Are Red And Green The Colors Of Christmas?One theory involves the crown of thorns -- the holly -- placed on Jesus' head leading up to the crucifixion.
How Long Are Germs Infectious Outside The Human Body?Flu viruses will remain infectious on hard surfaces, like tables or doorknobs for up to 24 hours.
Is The End Of The Year Really A Good Time To Buy A Car?It's been 20 years since Lexus first put red bows on new cars during the holidays. That move helped changed how the entire auto-dealer industry operates this time of year.
Everything You Need To Know About How To Watch CBSN MinnesotaWhether you watch on your phone while riding the morning bus, or on your tablet late at night, WCCO’s latest newscasts and breaking news will always be on -- for free.