A startup in Burnsville created a new way to obsess over your beloved pets. Anser Innovation spent the last three years developing PetChatz, a device that allows pet owners to basically set up a Skype session with their pets, with the added bonus of being able to dispense treats and smells (yes, re ... More >>
Seafood lovers have a vested interest in the Minnesota Zoo's message: Sustainably sourced fish and fruits de mer are the future -- or else. At the 7th annual Fish Bites event, this Thursday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley, eight Twin Cities chefs will gather to celebrate ... More >>
Björk has always seemed to be a few steps ahead of most musical trends -- so much so that it typically takes a while for her listeners to catch up to her radical shifts in direction and style. But when they do, it often inspires a devotion to her work -- spanning the fringes of pop, electronica, jaz ... More >>
Al Franken's Location Privacy Protection Act won approval from the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday, meaning the bill moves to the full Senate for debate.SEE ALSO:-- For Franken and Klobuchar, does money from big media mean support for PIPA?-- Al Franken cries on Senate floor [VIDEO]"The bill wo ... More >>
A new type of cold war has taken over the tech world
A cell phone app can tell you where the nearest Starbucks is, or when's the best time to leave a movie for the bathroom. Thanks to Minneapolis computer programmer Ed Williams, there's also an app to help you record messages. Messages from ghosts.See Also:- Minnesota's Most Haunted Places- City Pages ... More >>
â€‹If you ever find yourself thinking, 'I wonder what Bob Dylan was up to on this date in 1972,' then software creators This Day In Music Apps definitely have the product for you. They have just put together a 'This Day In Bob Dylan' iPad/iPhone app which documents famous events from the musicia ... More >>
â€‹It's a salacious headline, isn't it? And it's the subject of a press release that went out today on behalf of the Top 40 digitized crooner whose extensive and unabashed use of the vocal effect has been making pop music more and more robotic over the past few years. "I'm done with Auto-Tune," ... More >>
www.powscience.comMake potato clocks and more!If you have fond memories of your first potato cannon, or just like to play with your food, mark your calendar for Studio Bricolage's Building with Food Party on June 3, from 7-10 p.m. Studio Bricolage is a program from Leonardo's Basement, a co ... More >>
Al Franken wants a word or two with Steve JobsSen. Al Franken appears to have taken a bite out of Apple. Stung by bad PR, angry customers and the promise of Senate hearings chaired by Franken, the computer maker says it has released an update to iPhones to cut back on the amount of time the ... More >>
Jared Allen's already got an iPhone app. Now he's featured on SCVNGRThe news out of opening weekend at Vikings training camp in Mankato isn't Brett Favre's absence -- his presence would have stopped the presses, of course. But no, what's really cool is a social game for iPhones and Droids cal ... 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 >>
Upload an image of yourself to Vikings defensive end Jared Allen's new iPhone app and it gives you your own mullet, "if you're not cool enough to have a real one," he says on his web site. "Send it off to all your friends. You'll get the idea of how cool you can really look." Anyone download ... More >>
Want to know who's playing the Cedar? There's an app for that.
Busybodies fall victim to economy.
Want to flip open your smart phone and see how much energy your drafty old home is sucking off the power grid while you're slaving away at work? There's an app for that.
"Can I buy you a Pepsi Amp?" isn't going to work on even the most desperate Cougar or Foreign Exchange Student.
One sweet reminder for mankind
Gimme Noise remembers the little console that couldn't.
Get dem Blizzards in a row, yo! Dairy Queen enters the iPhone app fray.
If you are desperate enough to pay for sex, you'll be busted and exposed online. Take the risk, pay the consequences, folks.
The big story of the day: tomatoes aren't the Salmonella culprit, jalapenos are. And Minnesota played a critical role in sniffing out the source of the illness.
Everybody knows she's hot for Jesus--but is she too hot for Minnesota? Concerned Citizens of City Pages (note to the dimmer right-wing bloggers and kettle-stirrers out there: that acronym is CCCP) explores the question in this satiric, guaranteed-100-percent-fabricated campaign video.
Average British male spends five percent of income on beer and snacks, no third party love in North Carolina, MN student at Drake busted for making bogus driver's licenses, Mac developer bets Bill Gates, notice your nuts, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...
Here at City Pages, we get a lot of junk emails from companies hoping to hype a product. Once in a crescent blue moon, one comes along that strikes our fancy. For example, the one from a company in Huntsville, Alabama, detailing the most tornado-prone spot in the state of Minnesota since 1950.
Wounded egos, labor actions, and Powerpoint presentations at the Pioneer Press
Norm Coleman's "St. Paul miracle" gets a withering report card
The subject is sex, and Heather Corinna wants to broaden the Internet's one-track mind
How Jenni Olson founded a film festival--and became a queer cinema impresario in the process
At the Minneapolis Convention Center, hackers battle bad press, federal agents, and...network problems
Norm Coleman's glitzy deals have charmed business and the press. But guess who's left holding the bag.
The St. Paul City Council's agreement to spend $101 million to bring Lawson Software downtown isn't as waterproof as Mayor Norm Coleman has promised.