The world's quietest place is in South Minneapolis
Looking for peace and quiet? Total, f-ing, quiet? Then hit the South Minneapolis research facility Orfield Laboratories, which, via a complex series of floor to ceiling to wall soundproofing, has the world's quietest room. You won't just hear yourself think, you'll hear your eyes blink.
There's a hobo village on the outskirts of the U of M
Between the Eastern edge of Dinkytown and the sprawling new Surly destination brewery there's a mini town full of abandon grain silos and warehouses… You've probably seen them a million times but never actually noticed them, which actually works out pretty nicely for the city of hobos said to reside in the buildings.