OK, we’ll bite, mysterious motorcycle rider dressed up like a panda. Why are you dressed up like a panda? Read more →
In Minnesota, death is efficient. Read more →
Though there are plenty of gorgeous days left, the baseball diamonds in the ginormous sports complex in my town are empty; the kids and their parents have moved on to either soccer or football.
It doesn’t appear that anything has stopped football from being the sport of choice for these younger kids and their parents, so it’s unlikely today’s study from Boston will change anything. Nonetheless, your kids brains are getting scrambled by tackle football. Read more →
Eighteen is the new 15, a new assessment of the generation suggests.
They don’t drink as much, have sex, or drive a car the way other generations — that’s you, probably — did. Read more →
An ad campaign in Boston is dubbed, ‘Take The Lead’, will involve the Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics, Patriots, and Revolution. The teams started planning the campaign in May, after the racism against Baltimore Orioles star Adam Jones. Read more →
“We’d like to do something and something’s better than nothing.” And this concludes the lesson on how a dead-and-gone effort to repeal Obamacare rolled back to life. Read more →
There’s something you won’t see in this drone video of the island of Barbuda, released by GlobalMedic overnight. Humans. Read more →
Money practically declared this the year of the suburbs, as city housing prices are skyrocketing. You know who does suburbs like nobody’s business? Minnesota. Read more →
For people like me who grew up hating everything about the Vietnam War, the politicians who gave it to us, the hard hats who insisted ‘America, love it or leave it,’ the opening of Ken Burns long-awaited documentary, The Vietnam War, came out hard. Read more →
It’s always a risk talking about the possibility of a coming recession because they’re such emotional things.
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Your social media history is forever. Read more →
Bob Collins and John Wannamaker of MPR News discuss a few of the posts on NewsCut this week. Read more →
Frank Giaccio, from Falls Church, Va., may be an 11 year old whose lawn-mowing career is peaking.
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When last we heard about Miles Weske, the flight paramedic had lost his job with the air ambulance company for whom he was working when the helicopter crashed in Alexandria one year ago Sunday. His goal was to get back in the air. That’s not going to happen. Read more →
We laughed last spring when a baseball statistics prediction program predicted 77 wins for your Minnesota Twins. The front office had done virtually nothing to change the worst team in the American League. Last night, thanks to a walk-off home run by Byron Buxton, the Twins won their 77th game of the season. Read more →