May 31, 2010

How Do They Put the Blackhawks Logo on a Skyscraper?

How Do They Put the Blackhawks Logo on a Skyscraper?

The man who decorates the CNA Building has only two tools: windows and lights.

May 20, 2010

How Does Buckingham Fountain Work?

How Does Buckingham Fountain Work?

Dive in and get a hands-on look at running the powerhouse that fuels the fountain.

May 15, 2010

How Do Buses, Trains Get Wrapped in Ads?

How Do Buses, Trains Get Wrapped in Ads?

No, it's not giant shrink-wrap.

May 6, 2010

Why Do Golf Courses Have 18 Holes?

Why Do Golf Courses Have 18 Holes?

Truth be known, it wasn't always that way.

Apr 1, 2010

Why Does Hair Turn Gray?

Why Does Hair Turn Gray?

Get to the root of the issue.

Jan 22, 2010

Test Driving the Tesla

Test Driving the Tesla

The high-end electric car company opened its first Chicago store this week.

Jan 8, 2010

Snow Parking: Do I Have To Pay?

Snow Parking: Do I Have To Pay?

Yes. Sorta.

Dec 18, 2009

Why Are There Four Time Zones in the U.S.?

Why Are There Four Time Zones in the U.S.?

There was a time when there were 27 different local times in Illinois. Something had to be done to bring order to the chaos, and it was done right here in Chicago.

Dec 11, 2009

Why is Christmas on December 25?

Why is Christmas on December 25?

Christmas is a day to celebrate many things. But who picked December 25th as the official holiday.

Nov 25, 2009

The Twelve Days of Calorie Counting

The Twelve Days of Calorie Counting

We count them and we try to reduce them, but how do we know how many calories are in our food?

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Backlash After Pizzeria Refuses Service to Same-Sex Couples

Backlash After Pizzeria Refuses Service to Same-Sex Couples

The tables have turned on an Indiana pizzeria after the business owners said they would be exercising their rights of denying their services to same-sex couples in light of the new “Religious Freedom” bill.

Naperville Man Charged With Stabbing Couple as They Slept

Naperville Man Charged With Stabbing Couple as They Slept

An 18-year-old man has been charged with breaking into a Naperville home, stealing a large kitchen knife and stabbing a husband and wife as they slept early Tuesday.

Bears Sign Acho to One-Year Deal

Bears Sign Acho to One-Year Deal

The Chicago Bears added another piece to their defense on Wednesday, agreeing to terms with Sam Acho on a one-year contract.

In Latest Ad Rahm Takes Off Sweater But Stays Fuzzy

In Latest Ad Rahm Takes Off Sweater But Stays Fuzzy

Rahm Emanuel shows his soft side again in his latest TV advertisement before the April 7 runoff in which he claims he can do better.

Sen. Menendez "Outraged" by Indictment on Corruption Charges

Sen. Menendez "Outraged" by Indictment on Corruption Charges

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey has been indicted on federal corruption charges in connection with an ongoing investigation into his business dealings with a Florida doctor, authorities said Wednesday.

Blagojevich: The Government "Is Not Your Friend"

Blagojevich: The Government "Is Not Your Friend"

Robert Blagojevich has a message for his fellow citizens: the government is not your friend.