In recent weeks, Vikings punter Chris Kluwe toned himself down and had been blogging for the Pioneer Press, but that relationship abruptly came to an end Saturday when the Twin Cities' right-leaning daily published a Vote Yes editorial.SEE ALSO: Vikings considering replacing Chris Kluwe as punter
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Ah, the first week of a new year, where the grocery stores are all sold out of kale and you actually have to wait in line for a free elliptical machine at the gym. Everyone's resolutions are still in their infancy, and that means advertisers and publishers are doing their best to strike while the ... More >>
Vending machine raw meat, coming right up.Vending machines have really evolved. No longer are you limited to simply buying gumballs, candy, and soda. But the selection of foods you can buy from a machine has gotten a bit extreme. Here are 10 examples of the weirdest vending machine offerings, ... More >>
WikipediaThe northern lights, at another time, in another place (Alaska).The folks at Science Buzz say the sun spewed forth a mighty belch of solar particles yesterday, and they're expected to bombard the Earth tonight for a major display of the northern lights.
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WikipediaIf you dig long odds, bet it all on the Twins to hit the playoffs.Feeling lucky? When you're gambling, do you dig long odds? Well, then the Minnesota Twins are the team for you.
According to the geniuses at the online Baseball Prospectus (and I'm not being snarky--those guys are sh ... More >>
André Karwath / WikipediaCuckoo for cacaoSerious chocoholics take note: Here's a great way to upgrade your addiction from a simple vice to a valuable skill.
In conjunction with the Minnesota History Center's big exhibit on chocolate (running through January), the center is joining with Gast ... More >>
Photo: WikipediaMay I have this rash?It appears that members of the University of Minnesota Ballroom Dance Club have been dancing with the scars -- scabies scars, that is.
A week's worth of ballroom classes were canceled at Bierman Field Athletic Building this week after one member received ... More >>
Photo via WikipediaNo need to panic over head lice?Here Up North, we like to send our kids home from school if they have head lice. Maybe douse 'em on a regular basis with some really nasty-smelling shampoo. Give 'me the old buzz cut if they're too shaggy. Spend family time in the evening aro ... More >>
photo: US Dept. of AgricultureYou can learn a lot from Wikipedia. Take the site's page on Ramsey, Minnesota: did you know that the city has an area of 29.7 square miles and a population of more than 27,000 people? No?Well maybe you were aware of this?The current mayor of Ramsey rapes pigs, ea ... More >>