| Mar 21, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Special effects came a long way in the 1950s and '60s. Before there was 2001: A Space Odyssey there was The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad, which was quite revolutionary for its time. Special effects master Ray Harryhausen made unforgetable stop-motion monsters...
| Jun 20, 2011
As a Pakistani-born doctor who grew up in England, studied nutrition and agriculture in the U.S. and consulted for the Mayo Clinic on diabetes and other diseases, Mehmood Khan has a background that gives him a broad perspective. His job gives him a...
| May 11, 2011
| 1:06 PM
This photo shows what I made with an unadvertised Jewel-Osco sale item and a sweet coupon deal today: Frugalista's Cheapo Summer Cooler. To make, pick up a 1/2 gallon of Oberweiss lemonade, on sale through May 22 for $1.50 (plus bottle deposit), and...
| May 11, 2011
| 7:12 PM
Here are the top deals at Chicago supermarket Dominick's for the week of May 12. I don't list every sale in the Wednesday flyer, only the ones that I think are a good deal or that have good coupons available. My favorite Dominick's deals this week are...
| May 18, 2011
| 11:18 AM
Here are the top deals at Chicago supermarket Dominick's for the week of May 19. I don't list every sale in the Wednesday flyer, only the ones that I think are a good deal or that have good coupons available. My favorite Dominick's deals this week are 1....
| Jul 30, 2012
| 5:22 PM
The road to wealth in the stock market leads to companies that regularly pay — and increase — their dividends, according to Wellington financial analyst Marc Lichtenfeld.
"Invest in great companies that raise their dividends every year and...
| Dec 9, 2009
Commercials that feature Tiger Woods have disappeared from television since his SUV accident Nov. 27 unleashed a flood of reports about his possible marital infidelities, Bloomberg reported in a story published Tuesday.
The last time a Woods ad aired...
| Dec 12, 2009
| 12:31 PM
One of Tiger Woods' major sponsors will phase the world's most valuable athlete out of its advertisements while he takes time off to repair his personal life.
Gillette's announcement Saturday marks the first major sponsor of the superstar athlete and...
| May 17, 2010
For decades, people have been ignoring advice to eat less salt — in large part because it's hard to avoid. Processed and restaurant foods are simply loaded with sodium.
Now, under growing pressure from doctors, consumers, states, advocacy groups...
| Apr 25, 2007
To resolve a suit by the state attorney general, the maker of Kentucky Fried Chicken agreed Tuesday to tell its California customers that its fried or baked potatoes contain a suspected carcinogen.
The attorney general's office had sued about a dozen...
| Oct 12, 2009
Most shoppers know cabbage and carrots are smart food choices.
But it might surprise you that Lucky Charms, Froot Loops, Ritz Bits Peanut Butter Chocolatey Blast crackers and Kid Cuisine Magical Cheese Stuffed Crust Pizza meals are billed as "Smart...