Remember an April Fool's post earlier this month, about drones at Coachella? Well, it turns out it was prophetic. Those hovering propeller-powered crafts have indeed arrived at Coachella. They could be spotted this year floating surreptitiously above the crowds, during performances by MGMT, Outkast ... More >>
Hyperbole was taken to hard-to-top heights this afternoon on the House floor as Rep. Jim Newberger, R-Becker, compared the Safe and Supportive Minnesota Schools Act to the dystopian society described by George Orwell in his classic novel, 1984.Newberger's main concern is a provision in the Safe Scho ... More >>
Roger WatersXcel Energy Center, St. PaulSunday, June 3, 2012View a slideshow here.Roger Waters rebuilt The Wall again on Sunday night for his dedicated legion of Minnesota fans, just to have the whole thing come crashing spectacularly down once more. Roughly a year and a half after treating longt ... More >>
By Lily TroiaMike Lipset and Logan U'u (aka MC Lipset and producer Lokes) may only be 25 and 24 respectively, but the hip hop duo known as the Level Heads already seem to have their proverbial ducks in a row. The two met five years ago, in Logan's U of M dorm room recording studio, but it wasn't unt ... More >>
Whether you're dealing with Black Dice, black metal, or Blue Ivy, 2012 is figuring to be a year filled with dark, rich shades -- none of these half-assed hues, please! These five singles are a cross-section of the bizarre, the boastful, and the quiet moments we spend in noisy spots.
Software may "gamifiy" the workplace, but does that make it fun?Massachusetts-based software company Objective Logistics has developed and released a platform called MUSE, a way to "gamify the workplace" for servers by placing them on a leaderboard with their co-workers. Servers earn points and m ... More >>
As London recovers from its third straight night of rioting, news is spreading back to the U.S. that over 150 record labels that use PIAS UK to distribute their physical stock abroad have likely lost huge amounts of inventory in a fire. A massive three-story Sony complex that housed the entirety ... More >>
Matt Bostrom will officially axe GangNet August 15.Score one against Big Brother. Ramsey County Sheriff Matt Bostrom sent a letter to police chiefs yesterday announcing that he is axing GangNet, a controversial database that catalogs information on suspected gang affiliates. The idea behind th ... More >>
Your parents might be watching.First came word that the Legislature was considering a bill that would make it a crime to drive while being a high school drop out. Now we find out there's n smartphone app for parents to track their teens' lousy driving habits. This ultimate tool for helico ... More >>
An afternoon with the Twin Cities poet and rapper
Spicer dropped in the 3rd by "Ultimate Xgirl" finalist, Amanda Hansen. Video and pics inside.