How Many Americans Have A 401k? What's The Average Balance?According to the Investment Company Institute, 56 percent of American workers gave to a 401(k) in 2014. That rate has stayed relatively steady since 2008.
How Long Do Crickets Chirp?Starting in late July, Minnesotans started to hear summer symphonies from insects. Some say it feels like summer, while others find it simply annoying.
What Is Ragweed & What's It Doing To Us?Doctors say mid-August is the beginning of ragweed season. Doctors say to start taking allergy medication two weeks before allergy season.
How Is Allianz Field Being Built So Quickly?Since November, it seems like the steel structure has been growing at a rapid pace.
Why Does Humidity Make Hair Frizzy?For this answer, WCCO talked with Irina Makarevitch, a professor of chemistry at Hamline University, and Libby O’Neil, a colorist at Juut Salon.
Why Didn't Minneapolis, St. Paul Ever Become One City?St. Paul become a city in 1854. For Minneapolis, it was 1867. More than 150 years, later the Twin Cities are two distinct places.
What Does Screen Time Do To Our Kids?The Centers for Disease Control says kids over 8 spend between six to eight hours a day on a screen.
How Does Google Do Your Searches?According to Internet Live Stats, Google conducts 40,000 searches per second.
Who Writes MnDOT's Electronic Highway Signs?It started back in November 2016. MNDOT, as the Minnesota Department of Public Safety was looking for ways to reach young men.
How Does 3D Printing Work?3D printing technology is now 35 years old, but it’s constantly growing at lightning speed.
What Causes Sinkholes To Open Up?Naturally-occurring sinkholes often happen in places where limestone exists underground. The rain or groundwater slowly eats away at the limestone, dissolving it, and creating a hole.
Good Question: Why Do We Get Ice Cream Headaches?Ice cream might be the perfect summer treat, but the delicious desert can come with a mind-numbing side effect.