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  • Tasty film returns to the Siskel Film Center

    Tasty film returns to the Siskel Film Center
    "One bite of that, and he'll build you a Taj Mahal," a woman is heard hollering approvingly through an open window to her neighbor, a pretty young housewife named Ila who is in her kitchen, preparing her husband's lunch. "The Taj Mahal is a tomb, auntie," Ila responds.
  • 6 tips for better learning

    6 tips for better learning
    For Mike Byster, learning in a classroom was always a challenge. "I was so bored sitting in a desk with a textbook," said Byster, 54, a retired commodities trader who lives in Skokie. "Everyone remembers information differently and for me, I needed to...

    The Pirates of Plaquemines or Who's That Knockin' on my Corps?

    The Pirates of Plaquemines or Who's That Knockin' on my Corps?
    In September of 1786, Confederation Congressman John Jay was to make a treaty presentation to the Congress that would settle navigation claims to the Mississippi river. The treaty was made with Spain and was negotiated with the infamous ambassador Don...

    DAVID TEEL: With postseasons more bloated than ever, making playoffs or bowls paramount

    Mike Smith likes little better than football practice in the dark. Those early-evening sunsets mean we've turned back the clocks, the calendar has hit mid-November and, more than likely, Smith's Hampton High Crabbers are preparing for a playoff game....

    Another two-termer...

     
    Via Bloomberg: President Barack Obama, who was sworn in to a second term Jan. 20 and delivered an inaugural address yesterday at the 57th presidential inauguration, follows a pair of presidents, Bill Clinton (1993-2001) and George W. Bush (2001-2009),...