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  • Out of service? Online hiring systems frustrate applicants

    Out of service? Online hiring systems frustrate applicants
    The emailed rejection came as no surprise to Bill Skibinski, though the Abingdon resident believed he was more than qualified for the entry-level job he'd applied for online. After spending two years seeking full-time work, Skibinski is convinced that...
  • Around the world in 23 days

    Around the world in 23 days
    Phileas Fogg went around the world in 80 days. I did it in 23. And I bet I visited more amazing sites than he — India's Taj Mahal, Easter Island, Tibet, Cambodia's Angkor Wat, the African plains, to name a few — all without having to endure...
  • Planning an Amazon vacation

    Planning an Amazon vacation
    It's easier than you think, and you should be able to do it for about $3,000, including a flight from the U.S. and staying at a good ecolodge. You need to be moderately physically fit and be able to climb stairs and walk well on uneven surfaces and...
  • Is Machu Picchu reaching its peak?

    Is Machu Picchu reaching its peak?
    At the top of the mountain, where an attendant will take your $46 ticket, foot traffic is steady and cellphone reception is excellent. At the bottom of the same mountain, the town teems with pizzerias, tourists chatter in half a dozen languages and a...
  • Which Walmart foods are Great for You?

    Which Walmart foods are Great for You?
    In a series of changes aimed at improving its health profile,  Walmart today launched its "Great For You" label that it will attach to a list of foods that meet certain health criteria. Unsurprisingly, these foods make up only a tiny fraction of the...
  • Experts defend bashed potato

    Experts defend bashed potato
    Potatoes have taken a mashing lately, being blamed over other foods for people's long-term weight gain and possibly being limited in favor of other vegetables for school lunches. The very crop seen as essential to feed the hungry in developing...
  • Irreverence, wit at heart of author's work

    Irreverence, wit at heart of author's work
    In 1973, Joan Baehler had graduated from Oak Park and River Forest High School and was working as a waitress when she entered "Lima Bean Blues" in the Chicago Tribune Magazine's first and only Fruit and Vegetable Poetry Contest. She won second prize -...
  • 'Glee' recap: Extraordinary Merry Christmas

    'Glee' recap: Extraordinary Merry Christmas
    All I want for Christmas is a black-and-white "Glee" holiday special .. .and a purple Christmas tree.  This year, Gleeks were treated to a show within a show. The glee kids, because of some cancellation of a yuletide log special on a local channel, are...
  • Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric

    Henry Segerstrom: Arts centric
    That guy Jack, of beanstalk fame? He was small potatoes. If you want real magic from beans, look no further than what has become of the lima bean and dairy empire of Orange County's Segerstrom family. It morphed into the gold of commercial real estate,...
  • Market Watch: Indian Blood Freestone peaches are diamonds in the fuzz

    Market Watch: Indian Blood Freestone peaches are diamonds in the fuzz
    The most distinctive and enigmatic stone fruit in markets currently is the Indian Blood Freestone peach. The first thing you'll note is its intense rose-like aroma, which can fill a room with peachy perfume. The fruits look like nothing else, with thick...
  • Market Watch: Prime time for Asian pears

    Market Watch: Prime time for Asian pears
    Asian pears, like many fruits, are available year-round from storage and imports. But they are really at their best during the heat of late summer and early fall, when their delicate flavor is freshest and a juicy, crunchy fruit straight from the...