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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Keith Goal Gives Hawks 4-3 Win

Keith Goal Gives Hawks 4-3 Win

The Chicago Blackhawks got a late goal from Duncan Keith as they eliminated the Nashville Predators with a 4-3 win Saturday night.

White Sox Players Suspended After Brawl

White Sox Players Suspended After Brawl

Jeff Samardzija and Chris Sale were each suspended for five games by Major League Baseball for their roles in Thursday's melee between the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals.

Autopsy: Indiana University Student Died From Head Injuries

Autopsy: Indiana University Student Died From Head Injuries

A coroner says an Indiana University student whose body was found Friday in a rural area died from blunt force trauma injuries to her head.

Family to Feds: New Clue Could Crack Death Case

Family to Feds: New Clue Could Crack Death Case

Family presses FBI to reopen case of mother who died in Mexico after author finds records showing mysterious phone call.

Freddie Gray's Twin: 'Please, Please Stop the Violence'

Freddie Gray's Twin: 'Please, Please Stop the Violence'

Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday in the largest Freddie Gray rally yet, and after hours of peaceful demonstrations, pockets of protesters smashed out police car windows and...

Questions Arise After Indiana School Stage Collapse Injures 16

Questions Arise After Indiana School Stage Collapse Injures 16

The superintendent of an Indiana school district where a stage collapsed, injuring 16 high school students when they plunged into an orchestra pit, said Friday that the section that gave way was only a few years...