Good Question: Minnesota State Fair EditionSince the Great Minnesota Get-Together is in full swing, we're answering all your State Fair Good Questions.
How Do Rides Affect Our Bodies?Have you ever felt a little queasy after an intense ride at the fair? Perhaps you sense something's just a little bit off?
Is There An Ideal Bedtime For Kids?With just one week away from the start of school for most Minnesota students, parents are now adjusting times kids go to sleep.
Why Is Minnesota The Gopher State?Goldy is the mascot of the University of Minnesota. Fairchild the Gopher is the face of the Minnesota State Fair. And, since its inception, Minnesota has been known as the Gopher State.
Why Does Time Seem To Speed Up As We Get Older?For most Minnesota kids, school starts in about a week and half. For most parents, summer has just flown by.
How Do Self-Driving Cars Work?Three Twin Cities engineers just took off for a special kind of cross-country trip.
Good Question: What Is ASMR?
What Is Ragweed & What's It Doing To Us?People who suffer from ragweed allergies shouldn’t be surprised to feel a stuffy nose or watery eyes. Doctors say mid-August is the beginning of ragweed season.
Where Does Minnesota State Fair Revenue Go?In 2018, the fair brought in $57.3 million.
Good Question: What Has Been Invented In Minnesota?Most Minnesotans know Post-It notes, the pacemaker and SPAM were invented in Minnesota, but what about the snowmobile, cortisone and the automatic thermostat? Those are all creations showcased right now at the Minnesota Science Museum exhibit celebrating our state’s inventions.
What Are The Rules For Dogs Eating And Drinking Out?It is topic that only gets more popular as the weather heats up: Should dogs be allowed at bars and restaurants?
Where Is Food Sold At Farmers Markets Grown?"It's strictly local," says David Kotsonas, director of the St. Paul Growers Association. "If you're selling produce, then you grew the produce and you did so in and around the metro area."
What Causes Hail To Get So Big?Some Delano residents saw 4-inch, or softball-sized hail during Monday's storm – and that's only happened a few dozen times in Minnesota over the past 70 years.
Do Video Games Trigger Violent Crimes?In the wake of this weekend's massacres, video games have become a frequent target for politicians.
How Does The National Weather Service Rate Tornadoes?Their goal is to measure the strength and size of the twisters, not just for archival and historical purposes, but to monitor climate issues as well.