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Patents

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2014

    Betty McCollum calls on Zygi Wilf to publicly condemn Redskins nickname

    One surprising revelation in Chris Kluwe's nuclear account of alleged homophobia within the Vikings organization is that Zygi Wilf is actually a staunch supporter of gay rights.Kluwe wrote that before a September 2012 game, right as the marriage amendment he was so outspoken in opposing was becoming ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Minneapolis is one of the most inventive cities in the world, Forbes says

    Minneapolis residents produce more patent applications per capita than all but three American cities, according to a new Forbes analysis.SEE ALSO: NYC editor disses Minneapolis's awesome parks: The city "is in like, Canada or something" [UPDATE]In fact, in the whole wide world, there are only eight ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    Minneapolis named 5th best city to get rich

    There's no need to hit Wall Street or Hollywood to make it big. Minneapolis was just named the fifth-best city in the country to get rich by CreditDonkey. It's the only Midwestern metro to make the top ten. See also: Minneapolis has the best parks in the nation and it isn't even close, study says R ... More >>

  • News

    November 7, 2012

    Patent war brews big bucks

    A new type of cold war has taken over the tech world

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Tammy Pintor: The pocket bra is mine, all mine

    TJ SecretEvery body needs a pocketbra​Ah, Wisconsin, home to great inventors. William Sylvester Harley, co-founder of Harley-Davidson, Seymour Cray, designer of supercomputers. And now, Tammy Pintor, inventor of the pocket bra. In 2008, Pintor patented a sports bra with interior pockets for stas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2006
  • Blogs

    May 22, 2006

    5/22: Morning Communique

    Arkansas mayor wants sex for water, first bear in Germany since 1835, Amazon's one-click patent under review, pro-carbon dioxide campaign, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Restaurants

    September 28, 2005

    Put Down What You're Eating

    A new movie looks at our unhealthy appetite for Frankenfoods

  • News

    July 4, 2001

    Bitter Pills

    The AIDS drug Ziagen has brought healthy windfalls to the University of Minnesota and GlaxoSmithKline. But it isn't doing anything at all for the millions who are dying of the disease in Africa.

  • Books

    July 5, 2000

    A Game of Chicken

    A lone inventor claims Ecolab is waging a dirty fight over clean poultry

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