UPDATE 1Several reports suggest that, although classes and activities on campus have resumed, police are searching the university's tunnel system for the suspect, including this one: Suspect wanted laptop. Grabbed victim's empty backpack. She screamed. He ran into tunnels Police searching them now ... More >>
According to the Minneapolis Police Department, an "adult male" died following a shooting that took place just before 1 a.m. this morning inside the Epic nightclub in downtown Minneapolis' warehouse district.SEE ALSO: Shooting during Yo Gotti concert leaves one deadNo arrests have been made in conne ... More >>
A lot of people in Minnesota are getting a kick out of Buzzfeed's latest listicle: The 29 Most Minnesotan Things That Ever Happened.The amusing subtitle: "Could these things have only happened in Minnesota? You betcha."There's just one problem: Several of these things did not actually happen in Minn ... More >>
Minnesotans woke up to the stark news Sunday that Katherine Kersten wanted them to kill their dogs.The column in the Star Tribune's opinion section, titled "Put people before dogs," is a good study in how ideas rattle around the right-wing media machine and eventually get recycled in your Sunday opi ... More >>
Yesterday, photos of Michele Bachmann wearing Google Glass at a House GOP meeting circulated, and the resulting cascade of jokes pushed the internet to the brink of full-scale meltdown.SEE ALSO: Jim Graves will run again next year, setting up rematch with BachmannFor your LOLing pleasure, we've rank ... More >>
It seems odd we'd ever find occasion to offer the following advice: Don't do what Willie did. But as tax day approaches, it's the wisest advice we can offer. Don't leave the management of your finances to Price Waterhouse, if they turn around and advise you to utilize shady tax shelters. That's what ... More >>
Sean Penn's aging rock star makes an unlikely Nazi-hunter
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SEE ALSO: Minnesota is awesome, says Google auto-completeMinnesota is awesome. Wisconsin, on the other hand, is stupid.Or so say Googlers. Today, the Washington Post published a cool map depicting blogger Renee DiResta's work. DiResta typed "Why is [state fill-in-the-blank] so..." and documented the ... More >>
SEE ALSO: 50 Reasons Minnesota is the best state in AmericaUsing Google's auto-complete function, blogger Renee DiResta recently investigated which characterizations are most often associated with each state.She entered 'why is [insert state here] so' and took note of which term came up. For 18 stat ... 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 >>
We all know the feeling. We're stumbling down the sidewalk, our heads swimming with the effects of Irish Car Bombs and whatever that shot that tasted like a Butterfinger was called, and as we wobble and sway, we think: I could really go for a pizza right now--I mean I can't possibly w ... More >>
Jobs says his iPhones aren't tracking anyone.It sounds like Apple CEO Steve Jobs has agreed to testify before Sen. Al Franken's subcommittee on privacy and technology, following an uproar over stories that iPhones and iPads were tracking the location of their users and storing the data, appar ... More >>
Brett Favre penis photo revelations: Were they ethical?Last week, as Brett Favre was considering whether to return to play for the Vikings this year or retire, sports gossip site Deadspin.com dropped a bombshell: Live Nude Favre.The website, part of Gawker Media, didn't actually publish the croc ... 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 >>
Favreau's film will likely lead to more sequels, but that doesn't mean it's good
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 >>
It's about to get crazy at First Avenue this weekend - you'll want to be there.
The Star Tribune columnist attempted to wade into the funhouse, only to get lost among the mirrors.
The indie heavyweights play tonight at the Triple Rock.
Cafe Scientifique heads to Bryant Lake Bowl to get their wonk on.
The Wizard of Odds: Iowa begins the road to the Republican National Convention in St. Paul
Stook and the Jukes make music for the corner bar and, um, Amsterdam?
The ink-stained Benedict Arnold gets his comeuppance in court
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Britain's next big thing deflects your advances
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What we talk about when we don't talk about love
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