Desperate times call for desperate measures. And so, just as they did before last November's marriage amendment vote, Minnesota for Marriage is again comparing marriage equality advocates to Nazis.SEE ALSO: MN for Marriage's concession: "God has defined marriage as between one man and one woman"
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Dante Cicchetti, a professor in the University of Minnesota's Institute of Child Development, has been awarded the prestigious Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize and $1 million by the Jacobs Foundation in Switzerland.The award is one of the largest research prizes for child and youth development, and co ... More >>
Between his unforgettable primary battle with Mike Parry and his general election contest against U.S. Rep. Tim Walz, Allen Quist gave us a lot of fun material.SOME QUIST GREATEST HITS:-- Allen Quist ignores facts, alleges food stamp program discriminates against married couples-- Allen Quist flip-f ... More >>
Floating trash, blooming algae, deteriorating shoreline. For years, activists have been trying to clean up Powderhorn Lake, the 11-acre, 24-foot-deep body of water at the center of Powderhorn Park and the surrounding community.See also:- Feature: Watered-Down Promise- Best public park: Powderhorn- M ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Arne Carlson on GOP U.S. House candidate Allen Quist: He's "really bizarre"-- Mike Parry, U.S. House candidate, suggests he'd keep troops deployed until economy improves-- Mike Parry's tweet scrubbed on "arrogant black man" ObamaIn 1994, Republican Allen Quist -- then campaigning to oust ... More >>
Last week, Mother Jones published a fascinating profile of Republican Allen Quist, who will be competing this summer in a primary against state Sen. Mike Parry for the honor of doing battle with incumbent Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Walz this November.The title of the piece gives you a flavor for the t ... More >>
It's enough to make Adam Sandler's song "Lunch Lady" sound like a utopian fantasy ("got no idea what the chicken pot pie is made of..."). Sadly, we do know what the hamburger patties served by the national school lunch program are made of, and it isn't pretty. A recent article from TheDaily.com re ... More >>
The Minessota Catholic Conference opposes the plot of this movie.The Minnesota Catholic Conference is taking a stand against human cloning. At the moment, it's not clear who's on the other side of this issue, but they still seem pretty fired up about it.In a message to members, the MCC is telling ... More >>
We prefer grass-fed...At the Medical University of South Carolina, Vladimir Mironov, an M.D. and Ph.D, is trying hard to grow meat. Yes, you read that right--he's bioengineering the stuff--or at this point, animal skeletal muscle tissue--in a small lab in Charleston at the school. According to an ... More >>
Fall, we can't quit you.It's been a stellar week at the Hot Dish, where food and drink are foremost in our hearts. Check out a few of the week's top posts:~In the great big world of food blogs, which are the deemed the foodiest? Let Mo Perry help you find the best recipes, food porn, and more wit ... More >>
The Chambers Hotel, where D'Amico Kitchen is run by chef Justin Frederick.Justin Frederick, who took over D'Amico Kitchen at Chambers Hotel this summer, became a chef in a simpler, or at least cheaper, time. Comparing himself to recent culinary school graduates who emerge with tens of thousan ... More >>
The timber wolf, along with baby harp seals, was an environmental-movement poster child. But biologists have found wolves don't need wilderness to prosper. They need, simply, something to eat and to be more or less left alone.
UM Professor David Lykken has spent his career studying the role of nature and nurture in shaping people. And he believes his research shows the best society would be one in which the state decides who gets to have children. by Jennifer Vogel
It wasn't that long ago that medicine declared a victory over infectious disease. Now a raft of new and mutating bugs are at the door, and a declining public health system is in no shape to fight them.