Elliott Royce takes practice falls at least five times every morning. He doesn’t just practice; he preaches, too. He goes to assisted living centers, senior centers and community centers to talk about how to prevent serious injuries if you take a tumble.
Updated: March 02, 2015, - 04:54 PM
Most summer camps frown on — if not outright ban — all forms of electronic communication. They do, however, encourage the campers to communicate with their parents. With letters. Written by hand. Sent by mail. What is this, the Dark Ages?
Updated: February 28, 2015, - 09:32 AM
Acting happy helps keep us healthy, says a local doctor who employs the upbeat philosophy in his practice — and his own life.
Updated: February 25, 2015, - 09:31 PM
Modern-day cowboys, who consider themselves athletes, not outlaws, take their rodeos seriously.
Updated: February 02, 2015, - 06:14 PM
The first time Jim Bertram hopped on his bicycle to commute to work in the dead of winter, he didn’t have any anti-frosting goggles, polypropylene leggings or extra-wide tires. They didn’t exist. That’s because the St. Cloud man started biking year-round 30 years ago.
Updated: January 26, 2015, - 04:14 PM
A Danish beer maker's marketing campaign capitalizes on a study that found that drinking increases creativity — at least, at first. The effect exists only until the drinker’s blood alcohol level reaches 0.075 percent; after that, things start going downhill fast.
Updated: January 26, 2015, - 03:56 PM
For the next three weeks, no matter what goes wrong, we’re off the hook, blame-wise anyway. At 9:54 a.m. Wednesday, Mercury is going into retrograde, a phenomenon during which the planet appears to move backward across the sky. Even more important, according to many astrologists, it also makes things go wrong.
Updated: January 19, 2015, - 03:25 PM
If you buy the theory that Google searches reflect our moods, then spring and fall -- not winter -- are the times of the year that we're the most miserable.
Updated: January 06, 2015, - 08:25 PM
The last time the Gophers played in a New Year’s Day bowl game was in 1962, and Andy Dyrdal was there. He'll be in Orlando on Thursday.
Updated: December 31, 2014, - 09:37 AM