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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Up To 3 Inches of Snow Possible in Suburbs

Up To 3 Inches of Snow Possible in Suburbs

Snow accumulations between 1 inch and 3 inches are possible by the evening and nighttime hours, NBC 5 Storm Team meteorologists Andy Avalos said.

Defensive Line Makes Statement in Win Over Bucs

Defensive Line Makes Statement in Win Over Bucs

The Chicago Bears' defensive line racked up five sacks and 12 tackles on Sunday afternoon as they made a huge statement against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Obama To Visit Chicago, Tout Immigration Order

Obama To Visit Chicago, Tout Immigration Order

President Barack Obama will be returning to his hometown of Chicago to tout his executive action on immigration.

2 Women, Dog Rescued After Chicago Apartment Collapses

2 Women, Dog Rescued After Chicago Apartment Collapses

Two women and a dog were rescued from the rubble of a three-story apartment building that collapsed Sunday night on Chicago's South Side.

2 Hurt in Dan Ryan Hit-and-Run Crash

2 Hurt in Dan Ryan Hit-and-Run Crash

Four vehicles were involved in the crash that happened near 47th Street about 3:30 a.m.

32 Horses Die in Woodstock Stable Fire

32 Horses Die in Woodstock Stable Fire

Only five horses out of 37 survived the blaze at family-owned horse boarding facility Valley View Acres.