The Mankato Curling Club is hosting the 2011 Club Nationals, featuring the top 10 men’s and women’s club teams from around the United States, beginning March 5 through March 12. Found at YouTube from mankatocurling.
Democratic National Convention In Minneapolis For 2012
At work, I’m doing some work to help bring the Democratic National Convention to Minneapolis in 2012. While this is the Democratic National Convention, just as Saint Paul hosting the 2008 Republican National Convention was good for our Capital City’s and our region’s economy, so too will bringing in the Democrats be good for both our economy and, long term, the national exposure the event will bring. Found at Vimeo from DNC Minneapolis 2012.
How can you help? Start by Liking the Facebook page and then urge your friends to do the same so we can show how much Minneapolis wants to host this event:
British Petroleum Oil Spill Infographics
FutureShock: Synthetic Life
This is a profound development. I wonder whether society is ready for it: Craig Venter and team make a historic announcement: they’ve created the first fully functioning, reproducing cell controlled by synthetic DNA. He explains how they did it and why the achievement marks the beginning of a new era for science. Found at TED.
Minnesota 2008 Senate Race Recount
The Uptake recently covered a panel at William Mitchell Law School in St. Paul, featuring the Justices and Judges who were part of the historic recount and election contest talk about their role. Found at YouTube from UpTakeVideo.
Minnesota Twins Opening Day: Target Field Timelapse Video
This is a wonderfully-done timelapse video by Ben Garvin at the Pioneer Press. Found at TwinCities.com.
Dallas Cowboys Texas Stadium Implosion
The longtime home of the Dallas Cowboys, known for the giant hole in its roof, “so God can watch his team,” according to local lore (if God likes cheaters, that is), came tumbling down early Sunday in a planned demolition. Found at YouTube from AssociatedPress.
Fourth Of July Fireworks In The Twin Cities
In case you missed them: