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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...
  • 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...
  • Is this bull market getting long in the tooth?

    "Bull markets don't die of old age," warns Jim Stack, market historian and president of InvesTech Research, one of the most successful investment newsletters over the long run. But Stack quickly points out that if the current bull market continues into...
  • 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...
  • '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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In Texas, exonerated former inmates network to help others like them

    In Texas, exonerated former inmates network to help others like them
    Isiah Hill looked at the big man on the other side of the prison visitor's window as if his life depended on him, because it did. Christopher Scott had done time in prison, too — 12 years for murder. But then another man confessed to the crime,...
  • John W. Baldwin

    John W. Baldwin, an internationally renowned Johns Hopkins University history professor and author whose specialty was medieval France, died of pneumonia Sunday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 85. "He was an expert on the French monarchy, and...
  • Mercury levels rising in Pacific yellowfin tuna, study says

    Mercury levels rising in Pacific yellowfin tuna, study says
    Mercury levels in yellowfin tuna caught in the Pacific Ocean have been rising at a 3.8% annual rate since 1998, according to a new study. The findings, published online Monday in the journal Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, add to evidence that...