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  • Brillat-Savarin's gastronomic gem resonates nearly 200 years later

     Brillat-Savarin's gastronomic gem resonates nearly 200 years later
    Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin was a French judge and politician who managed to survive revolution, the Napoleonic wars and the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy, all the while exercising a considerable and nuanced appreciation for the pleasures of the...
  • 10 things you might not know about distractions

    Contemporary life is full of distractions — texts, tweets, retweets, political charges and countercharges, and Facebook discussions about llamas and dress colors. A new study by Northwestern University found that people with "leakier" sensory...
  • Video game ignites interest in aerospace engineering

    Video game ignites interest in aerospace engineering
    Video games can be educational and inspirational. Take the case of Nick Sabatini, a senior at Lincoln-Way Central High School in New Lenox. He played video games when he was young, and that is when a love for flight was first sparked, he said. Now he...
  • DHS graduate is composer of new Chicago kids' musical

    DHS graduate is composer of new Chicago kids' musical
    Danny Abosch wrote his first musical when he was a senior at Deerfield High School. It was called "Unwritten Rules" and premiered at Caruso Middle School. Since then, Abosch has come a long way in the field of musical theatre writing and composing. At...
  • Former Oak Park auto showroom gets a winning renovation

    Former Oak Park auto showroom gets a winning renovation
    Mention the last name "Kahn" to architecture buffs, and they're sure to think of Louis Kahn, the great mid-20th-century Philadelphia architect who gave us such transcendent masterpieces as the Salk Institute near San Diego. Only a few will bring up "the...
  • Would You Have Signed Super Bowl Hero Malcolm Butler?

    Would You Have Signed Super Bowl Hero Malcolm Butler?
    When was the last time your talent-hungry organization hired the equivalent of Super Bowl hero Malcolm Butler, the undrafted rookie who came out of the University of West Alabama, a Division II school many football fans had never even heard of? When was...
  • One small attempt at tax reform illustrates the challenges ahead

    One small attempt at tax reform illustrates the challenges ahead
    Both the White House and new Republican leaders have mentioned tax reform as an area of possible progress in the new Congress, but the short life and unhappy fate of one small provision the Obama administration proposed shows why that talk is unlikely...
  • Female engineers make inroads in automotive industry

    Female engineers make inroads in automotive industry
    In 2014, Mary Barra became CEO of General Motors, making her the first female CEO of a major automobile company. Barra is among a growing number of women — like Jennifer Vuong, news anchor and multimedia editor at Automotive News, and Nancy Gioia,...
  • The University of Michigan's tolerance problem

    I once asked my late father if he had any experiences with anti-Semitism. There weren't many. Although that was probably in part because of his scoring methodology. The Irish kids who beat up the Jewish kids in his Bronx neighborhood didn't do so...
  • 'The Breakfast Club' 30 years later: Don't you forget about them

    'The Breakfast Club' 30 years later: Don't you forget about them
    When you grow up, your heart dies. I know this because Ally Sheedy told me so. She said we all become our parents, there is no avoiding it. Also, if I ever do decide to run away from home, I don't have to live on the streets; I could go to Afghanistan....
  • Health care administrator: Top quality care, staffing and finance are all part of the mix

    Karen Teitelbaum began her career as a speech-language pathologist working directly with patients. While she loved the experience, Teitelbaum longed to be able to help more than one person at a time. For her, the solution was to move into health care...