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 …

Chicago Celebrates Independent Breweries During Craft Beer Week

On Thursday, May 14, Chicago kicked off its annual Craft Beer Week to celebrate some of the Windy City’s finest independent breweries and the endless varieties of stouts, IPAs, witbiers and …

Illinois Governor’s Mansion in Need of $8.8M in Repairs, Fundraising Campaign Begins

This week, Sangamon County will begin efforts to raise enough private funds to pay for the estimated $8.8 million needed to renovate the historic 160-year-old Illinois Executive Mansion in Springfield. The …