Soylent looks like soupy Silly Putty and tastes like Play-Doh. No joke. Of course, I had no idea how bad the stuff was going to be when I ordered it. I'm a lousy cook and even lousier consumer. I get so wrapped up in my work sometimes that I'll look at the clock and realize it's 5 p.m. and I haven't ... More >>
The Minneapolis Armory's crescent moon roof is impossible to miss in the eastern portion of the city's downtown. Aside from customers using the 110,000 square foot building as a parking facility, the eye-catching appeal of the nearly 80-year-old structure has gone largely underutilized over the past ... More >>
Perfect Pussy 7th Street Entry, Minneapolis Sunday, March 30, 2014I wish I hated Perfect Pussy. Not because I want to join the inevitable backlash already kicking in against the most critically acclaimed punks of the moment. Ill-wishers may credit the Syracuse band's sudden rise to shock value (thei ... More >>
:::: UPDATE :::: It appears the screengrab in question is a hoax:@atrupar we've examined history on the story, and that headline was never on it-- Star Tribune (@StarTribune) October 23, 2013 @girlmeetsgeek @JoeMPLS @josephthomas @atrupar Yeah, that's not a legit screen cap. Google and RSS readers w ... More >>
-- This is a breaking news post. Updates are at bottom -- Two cops were reportedly shot while investigating a forced entry this afternoon in south Minneapolis, according to chatter on the Minneapolis police scanner. :::: UPDATES :::: -- Motorcyclist lies dead in the street after being hit by MP ... More >>
A new study by Men's Health magazine finds that Minneapolitans are pretty damn horny. St. Paulites? Let's just say there probably isn't as much Viagra being sold on that side of the river.Minneapolis graded out as the sixth-horniest city in land; St. Paul clocked in 29th place, one spot ahead of Mad ... More >>
If you haven't heard by now, the Twin Cities Hip-Hop Awards recently celebrated its sixth year. What started out as a simple MySpace poll back in 2007 had turned into a semi-respectable affair -- often selling out venues filled with local heads connecting and having a good time -- but times hav ... More >>
Indianapolis mobilizes for an epic battle with an urban legend.
An arachnid with robustitude.Sheila Terry bought a bunch of bananas at the Wal-Mart in Superior the other day, unpacked them along with the rest of the groceries, and then put up her feet on the sofa. Next thing she knows, she's damned near caused her husband Dan to have a heart attack.
Al Franken wants Apple, Google at privacy hearings.Sen. Al Franken is wading ever deeper into the controversy over whether smartphones are secretly tracking their user's locations. As chairman of the Privacy, Technology and the Law Subcommittee, he's calling on Apple and Google representati ... More >>
We thought we'd killed this bit of pseudoscience. But it won't die.This is getting ridiculous. Nearly a month ago City Pages ran a cover story thoroughly debunking the child sex trafficking statistics being shopped around by the Women's Funding Network. We also called out the major news or ... More >>
Scott Pampuch in the kitchen at Corner TableToday is our final installment in our conversation with chef and restaurant owner Scott Pampuch in the kitchen of his restaurant Corner Table. (Read parts 1 and 2 here.) He's been buzzing through his kitchen the entire time, and finally the sausage is r ... More >>
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Have a hundred-grand laying around? Call this guy.Jordan Kavoosi is getting out of the essay-writing racket.
Courtesy Twilight: EclipseAh, the glory of Photoshop's desaturation tool Yesterday marked the opening of Twilight: Tweengasm, and no power in the universe can stop a seething mass of blond 12-year-olds from streaming into theaters across America, where they will squeal in unison for two hours u ... More >>
Best Mountain Lion QB everThere's a weird Vikings reunion going on west of the Sierra Nevada: Quarterback Daunte Culpepper has just signed a deal to play football under the eye of coach Dennis Green -- for the Sacramento Mountain Lions, a UFL franchise. The first time time those two paired u ... More >>
Drat! We were hoping the Google folks might help solve the Yelp's problems with anonymous reviews...
"Can I buy you a Pepsi Amp?" isn't going to work on even the most desperate Cougar or Foreign Exchange Student.
A photograph of a squirrel (seemingly) mugging for a camera is set to be the biggest online sensation to come out of Minnesota since the "wedding dance" video.
We couldn't be more excited! Drumroll, please...
Watch this video: Local folk singer Matt Riehle covers Kanye's "Gold Digger," remixes it with "Lime and a Coconut" to awesome effect.
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New studies on antidepressants and pregnancy, how the Daily Show audience is like a project development team, the ten worst videogame haircuts, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Sexual harassment at FOX? Chemical weapons used in Iraq? Larry King loves Vince Vaughn? The Minnesota blog of the day and more...
Cutting Medicare, suing God, condemning cartoons, ogling famous women in slips, annointing the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
A Google news search reveals more than 115 news stories on Cruise and the infamous couch-jumping session he had on Oprah last week. Today, stories are surfacing that those who live outside the L.A. bubble think the lil' guy might be a lil' whacky. Wow, this sofa story is almost becoming the next Hai ... More >>
John Lennon once famously alleged that the Beatles were bigger than Jesus. The almighty Google reveals that a search of "The Beatles" yields approximately 4,860,000 hits, while a search of "Jesus Christ" yields a Lennon-trouncing 7,390,000 hits. The unsettling news? Look who's bigger than both, Goo ... More >>
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