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 22, 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 28, 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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Chicago Bears 2014 Schedule Released

Chicago Bears 2014 Schedule Released

The Chicago Bears know who they'll have to go through on the road to a possible Super Bowl.

Day Care Worker Convicted of Murder to be Released

Day Care Worker Convicted of Murder to be Released

A federal judge in Chicago has ordered the release of a day care provider convicted of murdering an infant under her care after new evidence was introduced questioning her conviction.

Blackhawks Hope Blues' History Repeats Itself

Blackhawks Hope Blues' History Repeats Itself

The Blues' series against the defending Stanley Cup champions seems to be unfolding as it did last season when they took a 2-0 lead against Los Angeles and then dropped the next four games.

Vandals Target Religious Display in Daley Plaza

Vandals Target Religious Display in Daley Plaza

Police are investigating the destruction of an Easter display in Daley Plaza Tuesday night.

Gacy Investigation Helps Solve Chicago Cold Case Murder

Gacy Investigation Helps Solve Chicago Cold Case Murder

The death of a 22-year-old man from Chicago has been solved nearly 30 years later, thanks in part to a recent search for the unidentified victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy.

Chicago Resident Wins Lottery 3 Times in 3 Weeks

Chicago Resident Wins Lottery 3 Times in 3 Weeks

A Chicago resident and occasional lottery player won the same lottery game three times in three weeks.