| May 17, 2013
| 11:32 AM
One thing to know about our book club
We are the iD Movement Book Club, based in Wood Dale. We like to take quotes from the books we are reading and text or email them to each other during the day as encouraging notes.
We meet every six...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:20 PM
Amid complaints over the effectiveness and efficiency of HealthCare.gov, the website set up to enable Americans to avail themselves of the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama on Monday shared his own frustrations with what he called...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Calphalon is recallin more than 20,000 XL 9 speed blenders because of possible injury hazard. A piece of the blender’s mixing blade unit can break off during use. The recall involves model 1832449, also identified as model ME600BL. The model...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sure, summer uniforms (a.k.a. anything that's lightweight and airy) are what you want to wear this time of year, but that's no reason to retire your staples from last season. Rather than invest in a completely new a warm-weather wardrobe, why not update...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Jared Kupiec, recently deposed chief of staff for Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra, came under renewed scrutiny last week because he supposedly:
a. Snorted caviar off a city-owned iPad.
b. Tried to sneak stolen lobsters through the Stop and Shop self-...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 9:38 AM
As Central Florida businesses strap in for 2014, innovation is the magic mojo, the secret sauce that every company hopes to cook up.
It's the product that puts them on the map, the new service that stuns competitors, the revelation that blows up an...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Two Las Vegas hotels said Tuesday they will begin accepting bitcoin, the unregulated, digital currency, as payment, becoming the first Las Vegas casino properties to accept the popular currency for nongaming purchases.
The two properties, co-owned by...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Cuisinart has recalled about 25,000 (7-cup) food processors because of laceration hazard. The reversible slicing/shredding disc can loosen when in use and the blade can strike and break the food processor’s cover. The cover’s broken plastic...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Whoops — Kanye West went and started a feud with someone who has a powerful weapon apparently not possessed by the volatile rapper: a sense of humor.
Guess who won?
West took a shot at online shoe retailer Zappos during a Tuesday podcast with...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:27 AM
When Sasha Obama wore an Asos sweater emblazoned with a unicorn to a basketball game last weekend, the garment promptly sold out. But supply seems to follow demand: Asos announced on its blog that the sweater will be back in stock Dec. 2. [Racked]...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Ellen DeGeneres and a few good men (and kids) braved whipping winds, frequently departing aircraft and the threat of rain Friday at Van Nuys Airport to symbolically load up a plane and kick off a Toys for Tots campaign partnered with Duracell, aiming to...