Monday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Saturday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, Apr 1, 2010

Why Does Hair Turn Gray?

Why Does Hair Turn Gray?

Get to the root of the issue.

Friday, Jan 22, 2010

Test Driving the Tesla

Test Driving the Tesla

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

Friday, Jan 8, 2010

Snow Parking: Do I Have To Pay?

Snow Parking: Do I Have To Pay?

Yes. Sorta.

Friday, 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.

Friday, 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.

Wednesday, 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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CPS Leaders Head to Springfield to Fight for Funding

CPS Leaders Head to Springfield to Fight for Funding

Chicago Public Schools will take its plea for funding to the governor's front door Thursday as the district faces drastic cuts without help from Springfield.

Obama: Trump Candidacy Has 'Rattled' World Leaders

Obama: Trump Candidacy Has 'Rattled' World Leaders

President Barack Obama said world leaders are "rattled" by Donald Trump and have a good reason to feel that way, NBC News reported. Speaking at a news conference while at the G7 meeting in Japan, Obama...

Lightning, Rain Cause Damage in Chicago Area

Lightning, Rain Cause Damage in Chicago Area

Severe thunderstorms caused damage and flooding across the Chicago area Wednesday night.

Before Rape, Man Told Ex Her Black Eye Was 'Cute': Prosecutors

Before Rape, Man Told Ex Her Black Eye Was 'Cute': Prosecutors

A Gold Coast man told his ex-girlfriend she looked cute with a black eye before raping her in his apartment, Cook County prosecutors said Wednesday. The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that Christopher...

1 Dead After Semi Collides With Car, Slams Into Home

1 Dead After Semi Collides With Car, Slams Into Home

One person is dead after a crash involving a semi-truck and a car sent the semi slamming into a south suburban home Wednesday afternoon.