| Jul 22, 2009
The cans are lined up at grocery and convenience stores, with names such as Monster, Jolt and Amp screaming from the packaging.
Energy drinks are an exploding multibillion-dollar industry, and young people are the demographic most likely to lap them up....
| May 12, 2010
Once again area residents can find the fruits of the Midwest in farmers markets throughout the city and suburbs. Most are opening this month.
Farmers and vendors from Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan will bring produce, baked goods, cheese,...
| Mar 12, 2010
| 8:45 AM
Like surgeons with their array of implements, well-organized cooks know that having ingredients, pans and utensils near at hand makes all the difference — only at home, no surgical team is on duty.
That is why the vast array of organizational items...
| Jun 4, 2010
| 11:33 AM
Often lost in the sea of nails, hooks, hammers, levels (and expletives) is the potential for glory that exists in the hanging of art on one's walls.
We're talking about the arrangement and composition -- the "how" of the hanging.
We're talking about...
| Apr 5, 2010
Whitney Munro did not think that as a fitness specialist and mother she had to take a class just to learn how to laugh. But she signed up for laughter yoga class and second-guessed herself all the way to the American School of Laughter Yoga in Chicago....
| Nov 8, 2008
| 10:28 PM
The agony was written all over the face of Naperville North's Kyle Gibson.
Gibson and his Huskies teammates had just gone toe-to-toe with 26-time state champion York Saturday afternoon in the 3A state cross-country meet at a chilly and windy Detweiller...
| Oct 21, 2008
| 8:02 PM
No. 2 Joliet Catholic (31-3, 8-1 East Suburban Catholic) defeated conference rival Marian Catholic 25-18, 25-14. Alyssa Warren had eight kills and six service points, Annemarie Hickey had seven kills and six digs and Gina Vera had 26 assists.
No. 3 Benet...
| Nov 21, 2008
Art dealer Jan Krugier, an Auschwitz survivor who collected the works of Picasso and other renowned artists to help himself move past the horrors of the Nazi era, has died in Switzerland. He was 80.
Krugier died Saturday as a result of an infection,...
| Sep 11, 2008
The world did not end Wednesday morning after scientists near Geneva turned on the Large Hadron Collider, smashing protons onto protons at nearly the speed of light. At least I don't think a black hole was formed, as some feared could happen,...
| Mar 20, 2008
| 11:40 AM
The New York International Auto Show held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan marks the fourth and final U.S. automotive press debut of the year (previous shows being Los Angeles, Detroit and Chicago). Although New York is the city that...
| Mar 31, 2010
The Large Hadron Collider near Geneva succeeded early Tuesday in smashing subatomic particles together at more than three times the highest levels previously recorded, eliciting cheers from a crowd watching at Caltech and pushing two sometimes-separate...