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  • UberX marks the spot

    UberX marks the spot
    I had just suffered through a string of cologne-filled taxi rides, odors so strong I got nauseated.
  • A day with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker

    A day with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker
    Penny Pritzker could have just walked by. But she didn't. U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell — her boss' archrival, the Kentucky Republican who will assume control of the U.S. Senate in January — was sitting there, behind a newspaper, waiting,...

    You are not as smart as you think you are

    This year, I enrolled in the University of Chicago's executive MBA program. Every now and again, I plan to recommend books, research and ideas I've come across in school. "Why Smart People Make Big Money Mistakes" By Gary Belsky and Thomas Gilovich,...

    Groupon's Leonsis sits with Trib's Melissa Harris

    Groupon's Leonsis sits with Trib's Melissa Harris
    Ted Leonsis, the former senior AOL executive-turned-sports-team-owner/tech investor/dabbler in whatever interests him, sat down with his coffee Wednesday in the Argo Tea on the first floor of Tribune Tower and told me the building is haunted. Oh no, not...

    Chicago designer aims to soup up hovercraft with a 'sports car' feel

    Chicago designer aims to soup up hovercraft with a 'sports car' feel
    Chicago engineer and product designer Michael Mercier has his sights set on manufacturing the Bugatti of hovercraft, a vehicle that can traverse land, water and ice, with a base price tag of $75,000. It looks like the Batmobile floating on a black inner...