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.”
What Happens To Our Bodies When We Exercise?Moving makes the heart work harder to pump blood and oxygen throughout the body. Adapting to that movement makes the heart more efficient at pumping over time.
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 Long Are We Contagious? Good QuestionAnyone who's had to flu knows it can knock you a person out for days. Schools and daycares often want kids to stay home until they are fever-free for 24 hours. That had Patrick from Minnetonka wanting to know: How long are we contagious? Good Question.
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 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.
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.
Who Are All The People On The Sidelines During Vikings Games?On Monday night, Minnesotans will see the Vikings go up against the Packers on CBS. As the camera cuts away to the overhead shots, viewers will see lots of people on the field during the game. That had Jake from Plymouth wanting to know: Who are all those people on the sidelines? Good Question.
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.