Extending daylight saving time was promoted as a way for the nation to save energy. But some say our extra hours of sunshine are really fueling the golf industry and the companies who make candy.
Some artists like to focus on birds and flowers. Others prefer classic cityscapes. Marcia Cummings spends her days drawing pictures of rapists and murderers.
March is a month of Shamrock Shakes and Lent-inspired fish fries. But it's also a time to celebrate scrapbooking, eye donation and frozen food.
What's the proper way to spit out food you find too repulsive to swallow? That's just one of the many questions answered in a popular Twin Cities etiquette class.
The government wants Americans to embrace its new dollar coins. Would a more creative design result in more bang for the buck?
Attention Minnesota minors: Now might be your last chance to get that tongue piercing you've been wanting.
Bookshelves across the country are stocked with the writings of White House wannabes. Is it possible to be a viable presidential candidate these days without being a published author?
We have categories to help us gauge the destructiveness of hurricanes. And we have an index that tells us if our body mass is too massive. Now we have a system to rate the killing power of bird flu outbreaks.
This week's news from Iraq focused in on deadly attacks at public schools. Unfortunately, such violence isn't a new thing for the country's children.
What sounds like a simple change in staffing could have big repercussions.
Norah Vincent wanted to know what it really feels like to be a man. So she decided to become one -- at least temporarily.
Coca-Cola and Nestle have come up with a beverage that promises to burn more calories than it contains. Is the newest Coke product the real thing?
Minnesotans are first in everything from administering flu shots to consuming marshmallow Peeps. And they're more than happy to talk about their high rankings.
What happens to the world's largest gingerbread house once all the pictures are taken and the officials from the Guinness Book of World Records go home?
State lawmakers open the 2007 legislative session. Reporter Nikki Tundel talks with MPR political editor Mike Mulcahy about what might be in store for Minnesota and Minnesotans.