| Nov 28, 2012
As tough as he was on the football field, Jason Taylor was always more style than grit. The former Miami Dolphin is expanding that image in retirement with a new collection of limited edition watches for Hollywood-based Invicta. Taylor......
| Jun 8, 2015
You're probably familiar with using promotional codes to save when you shop online. But what about getting cash every time you click "buy" at a major retailer?
That's the concept behind cash-back websites, which link you to retailers and allow you to...
| May 20, 2015
| 8:16 AM
The wife bonus.
It's a year-end check from the husband that's based on her performance. How well the house, or houses, were managed and whether the kids were successful at school, for example.
Wednesday Martin, anthropologist, author and mommy...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:07 AM
Amazon.com and state officials will announce Tuesday plans for new facilities in the Chicagoland region that would employ at least 1,000 people within three years, according to the state's economic development agency.
"We're beginning site selection...
| Jun 12, 2015
| 5:00 AM
There's only one reason most pay-TV viewers in Southern California aren't watching Dodgers games: They're too expensive.
Time Warner Cable, which has exclusive distribution rights for the games, wants other pay-TV companies to charge subscribers as much...
| May 20, 2015
| 9:30 AM
In the late summer of 2013, the actor David Dastmalchian was in Chicago starring in an indie feature called “Animals,” which he also wrote. The plot itself may be fiction, but nearly all of the movie's the details are rooted in a period of...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Thanksgiving might just be the ultimate potluck. Nearly everyone we know loves this food-centric holiday. Long gone are the days of one person cooking the whole Thanksgiving dinner.
These days, many guests volunteer to bring a part of the meal, for a...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 1:49 PM
At the Shedd Aquarium, it is possible, at times, to imagine yourself as a fish swimming in a crowded school — especially if you try to head downstream while everybody else in the place is going up.
Drawing more then 2 million visitors each year to...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 12:34 PM
Comcast customers and their advocates may believe that the cable company's reputation for wretched service was the key factor in federal regulators' distaste for its proposed merger with Time Warner Cable, which has now been called off.
| Apr 16, 2015
| 12:30 PM
These reader questions were answered at the 2015 International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants Feline Behavior Conference here, April 11-12. Speakers included veterinary behaviorists and certified cat behavior consultants on issues ranging from...
| Apr 19, 2015
| 12:30 PM
DEAR JOYCE: My son graduates from college this year. Although he's had a smidge of work experience when you include two short internships, he hasn't thought much about finding a job after graduation. Tips for my son? -- T.T.
Calling all 2015 grads:...