A community basketball team in Cedar-Riverside Minneapolis, consisting of young Somali girls, made the news recently. These players did not gain attention from media outlets for bashing stereotypes or fighting against the Islamic oppressive patriarchy. Show More Summary
Shakespeare can sleep easy. His reputation as creator of some of the English language's greatest poems is in no danger of being overtaken. At least not by the likes of former Minneapolis Mayor R. T. Rybak, whose "poem" the DNC chose to use in a fund-raising email today. Rybak's shtick is tweeting out his doggerel. Show More Summary
Long before the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by a Minneapolis dentist triggered an international outcry over the illegal hunting, one U.S. Congressman confidently bragged about killing — and eating — his own conquests. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary
The north end of the Lindbergh terminal was evacuated at about 1:20 p.m. and the roadway shut down while a bomb squad from the Bloomington, Minnesota police department investigated, airport spokeswoman Melissa Scovronski said. "One of...Show More Summary
I don’t think I need to tell you folks that the coverage of Cecil the Lion being hunted and killed has long since got out of hand. The man who killed the lion, Minneapolis dentist Walter Palmer, has been targeted for social media outrage including people calling for his physical harm and publishing his private...
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets Friday in Minneapolis calling for justice for the death of Sandra Bland, the black woman found dead in a Texas jail following a confrontational traffic stop. Authorities determined Bland committed suicide while in custody, but her case has drawn widespread...
Simone Giertz is the chief technologist at Punch Through Design, a hardware design company in Minneapolis and San Francisco. Her latest project, the Toothbrush Machine, has a simple premise: “because knowing how to build something doesn’t...Show More Summary
It’s nice when an entire state can be summed up by a single letter to the editor. First Reader Letter in today's Minneapolis Star Tribune: "Food has gotten too spicy" #bless pic.twitter.com/WFaYeKMjVQ — AC Sullivan (@GOODNESSaidan) July 27, 2015
The NFL Players Association will re-file its lawsuit against the league on behalf of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in a New York City court Thursday after being rejected in Minneapolis, according to Albert Breer of NFL Network. Per USA Today's Tom Pelissero, the union went to a U.S. Show More Summary
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has not been able to contact the American dentist accused of killing a beloved lion in Zimbabwe, agency director Dan Ashe said on Thursday. Ashe, in a post on Twitter, called the killing of Cecil the lion “tragic” and said his agency will “go...
Poor Walter Palmer – I bet he wished he’d stayed home in Minneapolis and left Cecil the Lion alone, because now he’s officially the Worst Person on Earth and there… Continue reading The post In our global village, we have recreated the intolerance of village life appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The wrath of the internet has descended upon Walter Palmer, the Minneapolis dentist who has acknowledged killing Cecil, a star lion of Zimbabwe’s national park system. So fierce were the attacks that Palmer’s dental office abruptly shut its doors and its Facebook page was made unavailable. Palmer’s whereabouts were unknown and it has been reported […]
While the Minnesota Vikings are getting ready to move into a brand new regular season home in downtown Minneapolis, the team is looking to extend its preseason arrangements in Mankato. According to Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the Vikings are negotiating with Minnesota State University to extend their training camp contract with the…
by Bill Pearis Mike Krol makes smartass, punky guitar pop and you can hear the sneer coming through loud and clear. After releasing two 10" records via his own Counter Counter Culture label, Krol moved from Minneapolis to Los Angeles,...
Photos via Estately. Paisley Park won't be up for sale anytime soon, but Prince fans can pick up the rock star's fictional residence for just $110,000. The recently listed 3-bed, 2-bath home where Prince parked his custom Hondamatic Honda...
Photos of Bash 15 featuring Cowz, The Melvins, Run Westy Run & Hammerhead at Grumpy’s in Minneapolis, MN on 7/11/15. Photos by Billy Briggs The post Bash 15: Cowz, The Melvins, Run Westy Run & Hammerhead – Grumpy’s, Minneapolis, MN 7/11/15 (PHOTOS) appeared first on Glide Magazine.
On this year’s All Hands, Minneapolis collective Doomtree offered a record as varied as the personalities of the rappers that make up the crew. The A.V. Club premieres the video for “Generator” below, a track that sees the band’s make...Show More Summary
MINNEAPOLIS (The Borowitz Report)—A group of scholars who have been monitoring the descent of the bar over the past few decades have concluded that the bar can no longer be lowered, the scholars announced on Friday.
A man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for shooting and killing three people who refused to sing “Happy Birthday.” According to the Huffington Post, 20-year-old Delonte Thomas opened fire at a birthday party in Minneapolis, Minnesota last July. Show More Summary
On a recent and sunny Sunday in Minneapolis, a dozen members of the Left Wing Fútbol Club—a group of Socialists, Communists, and other progressives, and some of their children—met in Powderhorn Park to play. The game was called for eleven,...Show More Summary