| Mar 4, 2012
Stubborn does not come close to describing the desert tortoise, a species that did its evolving more than 220 million years ago and has since remained resolutely prehistoric.
Its slowpoke take on biological adaptation has exposed modern vulnerabilities....
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:30 AM
A Santa Monica start-up wants to take the financial pain out of shaving.
Dollar Shave Club is a new membership-only website that promises to “shave time, shave money” by sending customers a shipment of razor blades automatically every month....
| Jun 29, 2011
| 8:32 PM
General manager Stan Bowman took his first step toward rebuilding the Chicago Blackhawks' roster for next season when he acquired the negotiating rights to veteran defenseman Steve Montador from the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night.
Montador will become...
| Jul 4, 2011
After overindulging this past holiday weekend, now's the time to get back on the health wagon with the body blade. Certified Celebrity Fitness trainer Jon Gallo stops by to show us how to train and tone with this cardio companion.
For more on Jon log...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 4:27 AM
Starting this weekend, there will be service disruptions on the L line due to the Canarsie Yard Fencing Upgrade.
The work will take place from 6 a.m. on Saturdays to 6 p.m. on Sundays.
During that time, the L will operate in two sections: Between 8th...
| Jul 10, 2011
Paul Revere was captured on April 18, 1775, before he could warn the residents of Concord, Mass., that the British were coming. (He did make it to Lexington, Mass.)
No Revolutionary War battle was ever fought at Valley Forge, Pa., even though Gen. George...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 11:02 AM
Eating healthy doesn’t mean less you have to skimp on the flavor. In fact, we featured a few recipes on Living Healthy Chicago that taste great but are still good for the waistline. Here are the recipes for you to try out. If you would like to watch...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 5:28 PM
Pterodactyls. Giant airplane propellers in the sky. Graceful, gliding birds. Blots on the verdant landscape.
Among residents of rural Garrett County, the 28 wind turbines now pin-wheeling atop Backbone Mountain conjure many images — some nicer than...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 11:20 AM
Poor posture can make you look 10 pounds heavier. It could sabotage a promotion. And slumped or hunched shoulders are a major reason why back pain affects 80 percent of Americans at some point in their life.
"Poor posture isn't just disrespectful; it...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 8:42 PM
WASHINGTON -- Betsy Blades has been curious about Cuba ever since 1959 when she was 15 years old and watched news clips of Fidel Castro’s revolution.
The retired social worker from Baltimore, now 68, will seize a chance to visit the forbidden...
| Aug 23, 2011
It was a massive flatbed truck, flanked by smaller vehicles brandishing "oversized load" banners, carrying a huge white thing.
I think the first one I saw was in Ohio. But I know that by the time I passed Grand Island, Neb., I'd lost count.
What was it?...