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  • Atlanta Falcons deliver 'wisdom' on Hard Knocks

    Atlanta Falcons deliver 'wisdom' on Hard Knocks
    Near as I can tell, not counting me, there are eight persons in this nation watching "Hard Knocks" on HBO — even though each episode debuts on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. and is repeated 13 times during the week. For HBO, it's filling air time if nothing else.
  • What does mourning on Twitter mean?

    What does mourning on Twitter mean?
    "About seven years ago, Lauren Bacall showed up at my place for a party," the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer John Patrick Shanley tweeted Wednesday morning. "It was like having a yacht show up in your bathtub." Shanley's anecdote was wry but...

    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...

    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,"...

    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...