Making the best of bad, a gastro review at the Fair, us spying on us, is the era of cheap food over, and the joy of Wiffle Ball.
Archives for August 2012
NASA today released this nifty ‘movie,’ stitching together the high-resolution images of the Curiosity landing on Mars and adding audio from controllers.
This is a great social experiment which shows just how unwilling people are to admit they don’t know something.
The Paralympics games begin in London in a few days. Minnesota has a fair number of athletes. Here are some of them.
While waiting for your images from the State Fair, we are occupying ourselves with a trip back in time, browsing the Minnesota Historical Society’s collection of State Fair photos. Machinery Hill in 1913… If some enterprising person set up a logrolling “ride” today, it’d be the talk of the Fair… Nothing says “contentment” like a Read more →
One woman’s story, the SE Minnesota flood stories we never heard until now, TV weatherpeople and climate change, maybe more schools should be like Como High School, and an eye on the world’s most famous crosswalk.
Let’s get started with the run of State Fair-related posts.
The Oakland A’s turned a triple play last night against the Twins. So what?
One of the great mysteries of politics is why the news media continues to present public opinion polls showing the state of the presidential race, based on a model of electing a president that we don’t use in the United States.
Where were you when the last of the Arctic ice melted?
Now this message from reality, live from the hungry, the Serial Stackers, how to close the achievement gap, and the light-rail shuffle.
Where on earth did Rep. Todd Akin get the idea that rape victims rarely get pregnant? Right here on earth, probably — Minnesota.
Today’s information release does not contain any conclusions, although most of the evidence release continues to point to a structural problem with the modified airplane.
A Minnesota politician insinuates that people who are against the proposed ban on same-sex marriage are not patriotic.
Is Facebook and other social media becoming a necessity for the homeless?