Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News

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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Taylor Swift’s new album… for the non-Swifties

If you’re not a Swiftie, I’ll give you the cheat sheet so you can hold a conversation with anyone who’s lost in the Taylor Swift wormhole.
3 days ago
Left: Sean Ono Lennon At Empire State Building Lighting Ceremony In October 08, 2020 (Dimitrios Kam...
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: A new Lennon-McCartney

There’s a new Lennon-McCartney collaboration. It's not the one you're thinking. Or, maybe it is, but not quite. Not really.
4 days ago
If Utah gets a National Hockey League team, the existing Utah Grizzlies won't be going anywhere....
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: A little lesson about hockey

As we get ready for a Utah NHL Team, we have an important lesson for hockey spectators.
4 days ago
Image of people playing pickleball at the 11th Avenue Park in Salt Lake City on Thursday, June 30, ...
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Kids, stay away from Pickleball

Can’t get a timeslot on the court? Jeff Caplan proposes a new Pickleball Law.
4 days ago
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Utah sports fans are proven to be THE BEST

A study shows that we’re better at forgiving our team for a bad game.
5 days ago
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Tesla’s troubling 2024

The Cybertruck is STAINLESS steel. Right?
5 days ago
FILE: The panoramic view from the interior of the Andersen Window in Park City Friday, January 16, ...
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: The rich are different — see for yourself

According to The Atlantic, more and more wealthy people go with pristine glass and no curtains, no blinds, no nothing.
7 days ago
ioc delegation at park city mountain during the salt lake ioc visit...
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: The unspoken reason why the IOC is touring Utah

The IOC members could have stayed home and watched videos of the venues. They needed a closer look for a reason summed up best in one word. Sarajevo. 
9 days ago
FILE: Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith talks with filmmaker Rashad Floyd in Salt Lake City on Monday, Nov...
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: What to call a new Utah NHL Team?

It’s a fun exercise but don’t waste your brainpower.
13 days ago
Washington Capitals defenseman Steve Oleksy, right, lands a punch on Carolina Hurricanes left wing ...
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Are we sure we want an NHL Team?

Hockey fans are weird. They love to fight. In some cities they throw dead animals on the ice. What will Utah hockey fans throw?
19 days ago
Left: Actor Tom Wilson performs onstage in May 2005, (Frazer Harrison, Getty Images) Right: Crispin...
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Do bullies grow up to make more money?

A new study from the University of Essex found that schoolyard bullies grow up to make more money.
24 days ago
"Burn Book," by longtime Silicon Valley reporter Kara Swisher is seen, Friday, Feb. 23, 2024, in Sa...
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Telling tales about tech bros

Kara Swisher’s new book paints an ugly picture of Silicon Valley.
25 days ago
Baltimore bridge collapse shown, ship hits bridge...
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: The Baltimore Bridge Collapse

Today wasn’t the first time history was made at that Baltimore location.
26 days ago
Princess Kate announced she has been battling cancer since a stomach surgery earlier this year....
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Princess Kate is facing a challenge like no other

I have no connection to Princess Kate, A young woman who found her prince in the best tradition of Disney — but now it's different.
28 days ago
Salt Lake City International Airport is number one for being on time....
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Salt Lake’s airport is number one… at something

Turns out our gorgeous new airport, Salt Lake City International Airport, is number one in America for on-time performance.
1 month ago
Jeff Caplan thinks there's no saving baseball from being boring — even with Shohei Otani on deck....
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Why is baseball so boring?

Could it be because one of the star baseball players, Shohei Otani, doesn't cater to an American audience?
1 month ago
Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump arrives for a rally at the Dayton I...
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: A bloodbath? What bloodbath?!

An entire country tries to figure out whether Donald Trump’s cryptic comments about a bloodbath threatened Civil War- just like the movie
1 month ago
Party table with glasses of sparkling cider, most expensive meal ever coming soon...
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Most expensive meal in the world

The most expensive meal you can get is in Cabo San Lucas, but one Michelin-star chef is about to change the game.
1 month ago
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: The rise of cricket in the US

It’s not enough that we’re obsessed with Kate Middleton, but now the US is apparently embracing another British sport, cricket.
1 month ago
pi day themed pies...
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Has the meaning of Pi Day been lost?

“Pi Day” has become nothing more than a day to eat fruit filling covered in crust.
1 month ago
Utah perseverance rover...
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: I’ll sit out on the next mission to Mars

There are a few things we know about the trip to Mars. What Jeff Caplan knows, is that he has no desire to take it.
1 month ago
worm FILE: Microbialites found during a University of Utah sampling trip at the Great Salt Lake on ...
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: It’s a good day to be a worm researcher

Jeff Caplan interviewed one of the researchers who just discovered only the third species ever found in the Great Salt Lake — tiny worms.
1 month ago
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Are baby pictures really ‘priceless?’

Do you still have your kids' baby pictures? Looking back, it doesn’t matter how much you paid for them, because decades later, they’re priceless... right?
2 months ago
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Jeff Caplan’s Minute of News: Tumbleweed terror

When we build like mad, you get unintended consequences. One came barreling in last Saturday, bouncing and dancing their way into a newer subdivision.
2 months ago