Publication: Chicago Now

First reported 49 mins ago - Updated 49 mins ago - 1 reports

Mark Martin, the Original Champ

Some people may have heard the term “original champ” in passing, but may have never taken a chance to learn more about what surrounds the title. Mark Martin has been dubbed the “Original Champ” due to his famous win at the 1990 Professional Walleye Trail ... [Published Chicago Now - 49 mins ago]
First reported 49 mins ago - Updated 49 mins ago - 1 reports

A feminist can make a man a sandwich

During this business of my husband plunking down a bar in the family room and my consequent protest on the heels of his taking over the other rooms (he's like a window box of ivy - very nice, but turn your back and he's everywhere) he offered all small ... [Published Chicago Now - 49 mins ago]
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What Do You Think About This F#cking Video?

There is a new video from FCKH8 and it's one of those things that I want to get behind but can't. Basically, it's a montage of various adorable girls in princess costumes swearing a blue streak against unequal pay, rape and clothing restrictions for girls. ... [Published Chicago Now - 1 hour ago]
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Diwali in Chicago: Food,Traditions and Celebrations

Diwali Family Festival at the Art Institute of ChicagoDiwali, an important festival for Hindus, is being celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains this week. Often described as a festival of lights, Diwali is the time to celebrate new beginnings. ... [Published Chicago Now - 1 hour ago]
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What we can learn from Renee Zellweger

ReneeIt was disheartening to see the recent negative press over Renee Zellweger. She did not have the same seemingly plastic ageless face as other celebrities who outwardly appear to be forever 21.It reminds me of an absurd experience I recently had at ... [Published Chicago Now - 1 hour ago]
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Are Six Cats Too Many for Pregnant Reader?

Does baby bump mean cats gotta go, or at least some of them?Q: I've always loved cats. I care for a colony of feral cats and also have four cats of my own. My husband and I moved in together a year ago, and our merged family now consists of six indoor-only ... [Published Chicago Now - 1 hour ago]
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What To Make Of CPS Enrollment Figures?

Enrollment is down over all, which we already knew but IB, STEM, and alternative schools are on the rise, says Catalyst, and NW Side schools remain overcrowded according to DNA Info. What do you make of that? Meantime, CPS reiterated its desire to delay ... [Published Chicago Now - 2 hours ago]
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Why I read the Red Eye on the CTA

Addison Stop. Photo from Transit Chicago.I am not going to lie, I get jealous of people who can read a book on the train and still function normally. I really, really do. I am not saying that I cannot read on the train, because I can. Unfortunately, it ... [Published Chicago Now - 2 hours ago]
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My Child has Been Bullied: What do I do Now?

For the month of October, we are posting tips, resources, and interviews to support the National Bullying Prevention Month. The work we do is more than anti-bullying; we address the behaviors that often lead to bullying. At Bulldog Solution we spend a ... [Published Chicago Now - 2 hours ago]
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EconoBall Mid-Week Special: Why is Small Sample Size a Problem?

On many sites that focus on the new metrics, including this one, you hear a lot of talk about the problems with small sample size. However, there isn't a lot of information out there for the lay reader on why, exactly, sample size is an important metric ... [Published Chicago Now - 2 hours ago]
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12 Fascinating Facts about Thread

I love thread and the more colors I can collect, the better. And when I like something, I want to know more about it.Let's learn some facts about Thread.1. What is thread? Good question and I found the answer on How Products are made where they state ... [Published Chicago Now - 3 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

Wrigley Field renovations -- week four. We visit the architects!

Last weekend we attended what must be the most fun annual event in the city -- Open House Chicago -- especially since October baseball is rare around here. Attendees are invited to explore dozens of buildings usually closed to the public. Being fans of ... [Published Chicago Now - 22 hours ago]

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As for the girls, the video is marketed with the tag line "Little Girls Drop F-Bombs for Feminism.” Does this kind of sentiment or behavior encourage those nasty stereotypes of feminists as angry man haters? On the other hand, should feminists give credence to those stereotypes by giving two f#%ks about them?"
"My friends say that I look peaceful. I am healthy," she said. "For a long time I wasn't doing such a good job with that. I took on a schedule that is not realistically sustainable and didn't allow for taking care of myself."
If your answer is "quickly jump into a lane that looks like it's moving faster" 1. I hate you, 2. Knock it off. When you pull this move (and similar ones), you make traffic worse. Science says so
...To borrow an oft-used phrase by baseball expert Steve Stone, "You might as well find something you like about him, because he's going to be here."

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A feminist can make a man a sandwich [Published Chicago Now - 49 mins ago]
Mark Martin, the Original Champ [Published Chicago Now - 49 mins ago]
Diwali in Chicago: Food,Traditions and Celebrat... [Published Chicago Now - 1 hour ago]
What Do You Think About This F#cking Video? [Published Chicago Now - 1 hour ago]
What we can learn from Renee Zellweger [Published Chicago Now - 1 hour ago]
Are Six Cats Too Many for Pregnant Reader? [Published Chicago Now - 1 hour ago]
What To Make Of CPS Enrollment Figures? [Published Chicago Now - 2 hours ago]
EconoBall Mid-Week Special: Why is Small Sample... [Published Chicago Now - 2 hours ago]
My Child has Been Bullied: What do I do Now? [Published Chicago Now - 2 hours ago]
Why I read the Red Eye on the CTA [Published Chicago Now - 2 hours ago]
When did Jack O' Lanterns become so jacked up? [Published Chicago Now - 3 hours ago]
12 Fascinating Facts about Thread [Published Chicago Now - 3 hours ago]
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