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  • Skip those online shopping traps

    Skip those online shopping traps
    Almost everyone shops online these days. But is it safe? And are you really finding the best deal? Here's what you need to know to avoid the pitfalls. 1. Select your own seller. If you're looking for a particular item, don't let a search engine pick a...
  • Ed Begley Jr.'s green-living tips

    Actor Ed Begley Jr. doesn't just talk the talk when it comes to environmental activism. Begley, the star of Plant Green network's "Living With Ed" and author of "Living Like Ed," is in the process of building a LEED-certified (Leadership in Energy and...
  • 7 ways to cut health costs

    7 ways to cut health costs
    If you need help finding affordable health coverage, getting claims paid by your current insurer or lowering your prescription-drug costs, there are several resources online. Take a look at these seven sites: EHealthInsurance.com will help you find the...
  • Do you need digital rehab?

    Do you need digital rehab?
    Do you spend hours at work on Facebook? Check your accounts in the middle of the night? Get irritated when you can't update your status during dinner? You might need digital rehab. "This is not something to be taken lightly," says Dr. Hilarie Cash,...
  • Ask Tom why: Chicago has broken a 122-year-old July precipitation record; where was that record set?

    Dear Tom, Chicago has broken a 122-year-old July precipitation record; where was that record set? —Mary Canon, Schererville, Ind. Dear Mary, Buoyed by 6.86 inches of rain July 23, the wettest day in Chicago history, the city's July 2011 rainfall...
  • Great duck: It's in the sauce

    Great duck: It's in the sauce
    Longer nights and cooler temps will lead naturally to richer, fuller-flavored foods. Duck, in particular, seems to celebrate autumn's sensuality with its crisped skin, sweet fat and plush flesh that can go with all sorts of treatments, from simple...
  • Through a lens

    Through a lens
    It goes without saying, though I'll say it anyway, that Charles Osgood is my favorite photographer, but it was nice to see many other great Tribune photographers gathered Tuesday in the Tower, talking about their work in a new book, "Chicago in Season."...
  • 8 outrageous executive perks

    8 outrageous executive perks
    It's annual-meeting season, which means shareholders are about to get their once-a-year look at the pay and goodies given to corporate top dogs as disclosed in company proxy statements. The multimillion-dollar pay packages handed out this year will...
  • Battling college burnout

    Battling college burnout
    By his fifth class, freshman Taka Burunda knew he wouldn't be returning for a second semester at the Midwestern community college. He didn't connect with his teachers or the students and didn't want to be there in the first place. Comprehension, peer...
  • 10 tips to ace your next job interview

    10 tips to ace your next job interview
    Given the late-winter thaw showing up in what has been an ice-cold job market, many workers are pondering a topic they haven't worried much about lately -- job interviews. Here are my favorite interview tips for job candidates, from new grads to ultra-...
  • What's a lollapalooza?

    What's a lollapalooza?
    Two thoughts, as we watch Columbus Drive transform into a wall of portable toilets. One, must be Lollapalooza time. Two, where on Earth did that word come from? Legend and Encyclopedia Britannica have it that founder and Jane's Addiction leader Perry...