Top 5 Stanzas From World's Best Bizarre Musical Workout VideoLike Japanese toilets and the Cronut, a workout regimen is what happens when you merge a basic human function with postmodern nonsense.
Eviction & Toxic Spray: How MnDOT Cleans Bridges Of The HomelessHomeless Twin Cities residents are regularly evicted from encampments for MnDOT "bridge cleaning."
How Much Manure Is There At The Minnesota State Fair?State officials estimate more than 250 tons of manure accumulate over the 12 days of the fair -- the excremental equivalent of five sperm whales.
US Internet Releases Fast, Non-Fiber Wireless Network In MinneapolisOver the past couple months, US Internet has quietly released a new method of transmitting wireless internet that it says is both fast and cheap.
Top 5 Best Conveyances Ever To Transport A Professional AthleteUnder ordinary circumstances, the only means of locomotion a professional athlete needs is his own magnificent body. But should an athlete choose to be carried, lifted, flown, floated, glided wheeled or otherwise transported between two geographical points, then the conveyance used to move the sportsman must be as glorious to behold as the athlete himself.
Summer Reading Picks You Can Actually Read Any Time Of YearThe Internet is full of summer reading lists and I’ve always wanted to recommend six works of literature to bored strangers online, so I put together this selection of books I suppose you could read on a beach if you really want.
Why Don't More Minnesota Teens Use IUDs?Over the past three or four years, the medical community has reached a consensus about the best method for teenage girls to avoid unplanned pregnancies. Long-acting birth control devices -- IUDs and under-the-skin implants -- function for years without requiring any effort by women. Their effectivity rate, more than 99 percent, is surpassed only by sterility and celibacy. Teens who’ve used the devices prefer them to other contraceptives. And while the price of a single device is upward of $800, their long-term cost is among the lowest of any birth control method.
Does The 'Move Over' Law Make Roads Safer?Next month Minnesota law enforcement will mark the 15th anniversary of the death of Trooper Ted Foss by cracking down on violators of the state’s “move over” law.
'Antiquated' Lurking, Loitering Laws Have Long History In Twin CitiesThe American Civil Liberties Union and other legal activists say that a number of Twin Cities suburbs have laws still on the books that are at least as troubling as Minneapolis’s repealed ordinances.
Top 5 Strangest Arrests Of Professional AthletesWhile we frequently praise athletes' talents for hard kicking, fast dribbling and punctual punting, it is rare that we celebrate the sublime perfection of their infallible moral compasses.
Twin Cities Taco Blogger Eating A Taco A Day In 2015Minneapolis taco enthusiast Kelly Johnson is on pace to devour a taco a day in 2015 and her tongue-in-cheek reviews of the various tongues and cheeks she’s eaten at taco stands around the Twin Cities have attracted a growing readership online.
Illicit Massage Parlors See New Form Of CrackdownIn the last few years, the difficulty of dispelling massage parlor prostitution through traditional police methods has prompted some cities to experiment with a new enforcement approach.
Fewer Cold-Related Deaths This Winter, But Homeless Still Feel FreezeThis year's mild winter was still cold enough to turn deadly. Exposure to the cold was a factor in the deaths of at least 43 Minnesotans from Oct. 1, 2014, through the end of March, according to the state Department of Health.
MDH: Lack of Paid Sick Leave Leads To Spread Of DiseaseThe lack of paid sick leave in Minnesota workplaces has contributed to contagious disease outbreaks and added to employers' health care expenses, according to a report issued earlier this month from the state's Department of Health.
U.S. Internet Debuting Faster Wireless Network In MinneapolisU.S. Internet announced plans on Friday to radically increase speeds of its municipal wireless Internet network. The Minnetonka-based company has spent two years developing a new method of broadcasting wireless internet.