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POWDERED ALCOHOL GAINS APPROVAL FROM THE FEDS

Humans have been enjoying alcohol for thousands of years in a variety of forms, but one aspect has always remained constant: it was liquid. Inventor Mark Phillips has created a product that could revolutionize what we think about cocktails and gives a whole new meaning to ‘dry martini’: powdered alcohol.

TEEN SURVIVES FLIGHT IN PLANE’S WHEEL WELL

On Sunday April 20th, 2014, a 16-year old from California breached airport security and hid in a plane’s wheel well for a flight from California to Hawaii.

RUBIN “HURRICANE” CARTER DIES AT 76

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, a prominent middleweight boxer in the 1960′s who was subject to a wrongful conviction has passed away.

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MINNEAPOLIS NATIVE NEEDS YOUR VOTE FOR EBONY’S “CAMPUS QUEENS” CONTEST

Born and raised in Minneapolis, Kamaria Braye Miss Lincoln University of Missouri needs your vote to win Ebony’s” Campus Queen online competition.

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PRINCE AIN’T THE ONLY MINNEAPOLIS SOUND

When it comes to the Minneapolis sound, most folks might believe the entire history begins and ends with the musical genius known as Prince.

While it’s obvious the multitalented artist will always be main symbol of Twin Cities artistic success, the recently released Purple Snow: Forecasting the Minneapolis Sound successfully serves as an introduction to the local aural attitudes and funky grooves that influenced, inspired, and later included, the master himself.

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“SUIT & TIE” VIDEO DEFIES NEGATIVE IMAGES OF YOUNG BLACK MALES

Suited and Booted!  Roland Martin spoke with high school student Hayden Hinton and counselor Tiffany Gholson about an inspiring video making the rounds on the Internet.

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“NEWME” AIMS TO ACCELERATE GROWTH/SUCCESS OF TECH STARTUPS

African-American and female are two characteristics not commonly found in Silicon Valley – but one black woman is helping to break barriers by helping minorities make a name for themselves in the tech sector.

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FREIGHT TRAINS IN RAIL YARD BY PIG’S EYE LAKE GETTING LONGER

The freight trains that pull into the Canadian Pacific rail yard by Pig’s Eye Lake could soon be longer than ever.

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INSTAGOOD: “BLACK GIRLS DO BALLET”

The @BlackGirlsDoBallerina account is changing the image of “ballerina” one photo at a time.

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WHAT IS THE “HEARTBLEED” BUG AND WHAT CAN YOU DO TO KEEP YOUR ONLINE INFO PROTECTED?

The Defense Department has dealt effectively with the Heartbleed computer vulnerability, but individuals must do their parts as well, DOD’s deputy chief information officer for cybersecurity said.

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