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 Sees an Outpouring of Support for French Travelers After Paris Attacks

Chicago and Paris. Two very different cities, located halfway across the world from each other, but inexplicably tied together after the recent terrorist attacks in France. Chicagoans visiting Paris were “ordered… …

Six Lawsuits Filed Against Chicago Public Schools for Carbon Monoxide Leak While Hospitalized 78

Several parents of Chicago Public School (CPS) students filed separate lawsuits on Nov. 12 regarding a carbon monoxide leak that occurred two weeks earlier at Prussing Elementary School in the Jefferson …

Illinois First State to Make Changes in IRA Policies That Could Help Small Business Workers

Illinois became the first state in the country to make significant changes to rules regarding individual retirement savings plans (IRAs) for small business workers. The policy changes are expected to have …

Two Men Temporarily Kept Off of Flight at Midway International Airport After Being Overheard Speaking Arabic

While the entire world is on high-alert in light of recent terrorist attacks in Paris, a misunderstanding at a Chicago airport has left many wondering where the line should be drawn …

O’Hare Airport Offering Flu Shots to Passengers Just in Time for Holiday Travel

UPDATED 8/7/20 Airline passengers traveling through Chicago may not be able to avoid delays, lost baggage or crying babies, but they can avoid a case of the flu, thanks to a …

‘Ride Illinois’ and State Legislators Make Illinois Even More Bike-Friendly

Illinois residents already know that their state is one of the most bicycle-friendly states in the country, and a couple new improvements aim to increase support for even more people to …

Depression Didn’t Kill Robin Williams, Says His Widow — Lewy Body Dementia Did

The widow of late actor Robin Williams has opened up to reporters about her husband’s suicide last August, and she says that depression wasn’t the culprit. Robin Williams had been diagnosed …

Popular TV Show ‘Empire’ Features Clothes from Chicago Fashion Designer

The Windy City is more than prevalent in the smash-hit television show Empire, but many Chicagoans may not be aware that the stylish wardrobes they see on the show are made …