-- 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. :::: UPDATE :::: Motorcyclist lies dead in the street after being hit by MPD sq ... More >>
Global Dance Festival Day 1With Knife Party, 12th Planet, AC Slater, and moreThe Brick, MinneapolisWednesday, July 18, 2012You don't need to know the difference between house, trance and dub step to unpack EDM. If you like pop music -- be it Kanye West or Britney Spears -- that's a good start. This ... 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 >>
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 >>
Locally invented iPhone app calculates blood alcohol level but won't stop embarrassing drunk dialsMinneapolis-based iPhone app developer Michael Tankenoff wants to help bar-goers gauge their sobriety with Funtoxication, a program that calculates blood alcohol content (BAC), locates cabs, and ... More >>
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 >>
Black is white. Peace is war. Up is down.
Michele Bachmann is now asserting that the issue of Internet network neutrality, known as "net neutrality," is an evil Obama administration plot to censor the Internet.
But it's exactly the opposite:
Network neutrality (also net neutrality, Inter ... More >>