Scientists May Have Discovered the Secret Behind Ancient Roman Self-Healing Concrete

Self-healing concrete is a game-changer in the construction industry. The technology has the potential to extend the life of structures, reduce maintenance costs and improve safety. In addition, it promotes sustainability …

The Truth Behind Amish Furniture

People love the simplicity and functionality of Amish furniture. Most believe incorrectly however that the Amish only use hand tools for building their Amish furniture. This video by Dutch Crafters reveals …

What Does a Day in the Life of Home Builders Look Like?

A day in the life of home builders is unique. It is far different from the kind of days that most of the rest of us have. It is the case …

Local Events and Activities Give Chicago Retirees Plenty of Reasons to Get Out of the House

The weather may be getting colder, but that isn’t keeping many of Chicago’s senior citizens from partaking in all the activities and events the city has to offer in the days …

Intentional Chlorine Gas Leak Disrupts 2014 Midwest Furfest in Chicago Hotel

The annual 2014 Midwest Furfest had an unfortunate interruption this year as the animal aficionados joined several thousand other guests staying at Rosemont’s Hyatt hotel (right outside Chicago) in evacuating the …