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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Pit Bull Owner Fights to Save Pet From Euthanasia

Pit Bull Owner Fights to Save Pet From Euthanasia

Michelle Gwinn was forced to turn over her dog, Rosco, back in March following an encounter with a shih tzu that left the smaller dog dead.

Blackhawks Beat Ducks 5-2 in Game 6

Blackhawks Beat Ducks 5-2 in Game 6

The Chicago Blackhawks got two goals from Andrew Shaw and knocked off the Anaheim Ducks by a score of 5-2 on Wednesday night.

Riot Fest Unveils 2015 Musical Lineup

Riot Fest Unveils 2015 Musical Lineup

Music lovers in September will be jumping around to the sounds of No Doubt, Snoop Dogg, Iggy Pop, Motorhead and others.

Shop Owner After Theft: Where Is Our Police Protection?

Shop Owner After Theft: Where Is Our Police Protection?

Owner of Lincoln Park's eDrop-Off store says calls to 911 went unanswered after Wednesday afternoon heist.

Ex-49er Ray McDonald Arrested for Violating Restraining Order

Ex-49er Ray McDonald Arrested for Violating Restraining Order

Ex-San Francisco 49ers lineman Ray McDonald was arrested for the second time this week on Wednesday afternoon, this time for violating a restraining order, according to the Santa Clara Police...

Mom of 4-Year-Old Shot: "God Showed Us a Miracle"

Mom of 4-Year-Old Shot: "God Showed Us a Miracle"

Days after brain surgery following a gunshot wound to the head, a 4-year-old girl was alert, talking, and had regained some movement.