Posts Tagged: MINNESOTA

AWESOME FAMILIES

Be Jealous Of This Minnesota Family And Their Homemade Luge Track

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Homemade luge track? Homemade luge track. Be jealous of this Minnesota family's wonderful, better-than-Sochi recreation of Olympic luge.

Baseball

Pour One Out For Kirby Puckett And Watch The Metrodome Take Its Final Breath

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Say goodbye to Minnesota's Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, which was deflated for the last time over the weekend. A new stadium will be built on its grounds.

BASKETBALL

This Eighth-Grader Will Sink Game-Winning Full Court Shots Whenever He Damn Well Pleases

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8th-grader Easton Gamoke of Minnesota drained a game-winning full court shot, then did it again to prove it wasn't a fluke.

DON'T GO FREEZING DRINKING

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Go Drinking When It’s Negative-17 Degrees Outside

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A college student got drunk, passed out on her porch, and might lose her limbs. NOPE.

craigslist

‘Horny InfoWarrior’ Is The Man That Single Women In Minnesota Have Been Waiting For

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Well, I don’t normally like to hand out the annual awards until December rolls around, but I think it’s safe to say that, unless anyone in Florida objects, we have found <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tag/craigslist/" target="_blank">our Craigslist Ad of the Year</a>.

GREAT GOALS

Here’s An Amazing Shootout Goal From A 9-Year Old

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By way of <a href="https://twitter.com/frostml" target="_blank">@frostml</a> and our friends at <a href="http://www.bobsblitz.com" target="_blank">Bob's Blitz</a> comes this clip of 9-year old Iowan Carter Frost scoring a Minnesota AAA hockey shootout goal like a boss.

DAVID GONZALEZ

Guy Finds Action Comics #1, The Most Valuable Comic Ever, Hidden Inside The Walls Of His House

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A guy in Minnesota bought a house for $10,100 and found a copy of Action Comics #1 (the most valuable comic ever) in the wall. Then it got weird.

Football

Minneapolis Mayor Rybak Gets Rybacked By Minnesota/Green Bay Bet

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First things first, Minneapolis' mayor is named Rybak, just like a <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryback_(wrestler)" target="_blank">certain meathead WWE pro wrestler</a>.

AT LEAST IT'S COMPETITIVE

A Minnesota Casino Broke The World Record For Reasons Why The World Hates America

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Nothing says Labor Day quite like spending four hours to make one hamburger, but that’s what the staff at the Black Bear Casino Resort chose to do in breaking the world record for the largest bacon cheeseburger.

2012 OLYMPICS

Oh Random NBC Anchor, You’re The Zaniest!

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Move over, Perd Hapley, there’s a new hilarious anchor in town.

ANNOUNCERS

Gentlemen, Start Your Ostriches

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In America's latest attempt to turn sports into Diddy Kong Racing, here's the sixth annual "Extreme Race Day", a Minnesota area event featuring ostrich heats, racing camels, helium-enhanced horse races and more.

ART

Let's Celebrate The 'Internet Cat Video Film Festival' With Cat Pictures

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The Internet Cat Video Film Festival will take place at Minneapolis’ Walker Arts Center on August 30th. Let's celebrate with cat pictures.

CHILD ABUSE

52-Year Old Man Punches Eighth Grader In Face For Losing At Basketball

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By way of <a href="http://rivals.yahoo.com/highschool/blog/prep_rally">Prep Rally</a> and numerous local news anchors who seriously cannot believe this shit, a 52-year old Eagan, Minnesota, man was arrested and charged with fifth-degree domestic assault for responding to a a youth basketball tournament loss by grabbing his 13-ish year old son with one arm and repeatedly punching him in the face with the other.

aids

Glow Cats!

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Eric Poeschla and colleagues at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, have developed a gene therapy based immunization for feline AIDS which can also further our understanding of fighting HIV in humans.

BASKETBALL

Ricky Rubio is the Most Important Person in Minnesota History

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The first thing you hear when you click play on this video is people going HE'S COMING, HE'S COMING.

DAMN GOVERNMENT

Minnesota’s GOP is Corrupt, But At Least They’re Hilarious

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Republicans in Minnesota tried to conduct an NCAA tournament-style betting pool on the outcome of a state budget crisis that threatened the future of local government and the jobs and livelihood of over 36,000 workers.


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