Five great footballing moments
thesoundofdrums: As the 2011 European Champions League final looms just a few hours away (and my facebook wall is going crazy with pre-game posts) I noticed someone posted a video of the 1999 European Cup final. Still as mind melting today as it was that freezing morning in 1999, huddled up in front of the heater screaming and cheering for that insane minute that defined an era. Then I was...
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Mill Ruins Park to Become an Underwater... →
The Crown Hydro project at St. Anthony Falls and Mill Ruins Park, if approved, will result in a huge increase in the volume of water flowing into Mill Ruins Park through the historic tailrace. Anyone who has spent time in this area of the park knows what this could mean. Would this area of the park be underwater? Will it have to be shut down for public safety? The current Crown Hydro...
St. Anthony Falls to Be Shut Off 9 Months Per... →
The Crown Hydro project at St. Anthony Falls and Mill Ruins Park, if approved, will give the developer the right to shut off St. Anthony Falls from September 22 through June 20 each year. From Section 5 of the Letter of Intent being considered by the Minneapolis Park Board stating the intent to keep St. Anthony Falls flowing at the rate of“2,000 cfs during the prime viewing periods, such...
The U.S. uses nearly 4 terawatts of energy per year (a terawatt is 1 trillion...– The Future of American Energy Policy
Mike Rowe Senate Testimony | Discovery Channel →
I believe we need a national PR Campaign for Skilled Labor. A big one. Something that addresses the widening skills gap head on, and reconnects the country with the most important part of our workforce. Right now, American manufacturing is struggling to fill 200,000 vacant positions. There are 450,000 openings in trades, transportation and utilities. The skills gap is real, and it’s...
wearaboot asked: Biden is rolling into town tonight: http://www.startribune.com/politics/blogs/121585694.html
Has anybody else noticed...
…the abnormal amount of police presence out today, especially near the airport on 62 and 77? There’s also quite a bit near 94, including a police helicopter. What’s going on?
“It sounds like the Vikings have already picked their prom date,” he...– Vikings, Ramsey Co. strike deal | StarTribune Amazing how fiscal responsibly goes by the wayside when it comes to major sports. The Vikings are the last group that needs to be considered if they’re not even going to be paying for half of the costs of the new stadium.
I’ll never forget a conversation I had 15 years ago with paleontologist Stephen...
Legitimate military target?
squashed: It sure looks like NATO tried to drop a bomb on Qaddafi, killing one of his sons and three of his grandchildren. NATO claims it “does not target individuals” and that everything it is hitting is a legitimate military target. Russia is skeptical. So am I. How do we all feel about this? Why isn’t Gaddafi a legitimate target? Isn’t his brutality the sole reason why we are...