There is a glistening Shit Fountain in Chicago, Illinois, reminding you to pick up after your dog. It also serves as a tribute to doggy doo. Actual shit doesn't come out of the fountain (it's just plain old water), but a giant bronze coil in the shape of a poop sits atop the fountain. "Shit fountain" is inscribed on the side of the monument. I have a feeling that this isn't the luckiest fountain to throw a penny in and make a wish.
I wear warm socks and put on gloves for a Chicago winter run. I am confident my knit hat is well-charged before pulling it down on my head. Not charged for heat but for sound. I power up my hat and hear it connect with my phone to begin a 3-miler scored by the music… READ THE REST
Just in time for Christmas a celestial spectacle will take place in the night sky on the winter solstice, December 21, but it won't be an actual star. via NBC 5 Chicago It's called the "Great Conjunction," or the moment when Jupiter and Saturn appear at their closest – "a tenth of a degree apart"… READ THE REST
Chicago city officials broke up a party of 300 ne'er-do-wells at a Wicker Park establishment this past weekend, where there was no social distancing and scarce mask-wearing. The same personal conduct took place at the Chicago Sports Complex where a party of over 600 threw caution to the wind before receiving a long-term closure order.… READ THE REST
Summer is here, which means we're spending less time under blankets and more time under stars. And, while we're no longer chasing the sun quite as fast, sometimes random household chores do need an extra flash of light here and there. This One80 LED Headlamp will help you get the darker things done so you can get back… READ THE REST
From your music streaming subscriptions and bank accounts to your work laptop, passwords unlock the most vital things in our lives. Unfortunately, that's a mess to track unless you're exceptionally organized or have some intricate communication system for your passwords and logins. If you aren't, you might deal with many forgotten unique passwords, annoying security questions, and botched password… READ THE REST
From tripping on your shoelace to dropping your phone in the toilet, life is full of disappointing moments — it's just the way it is. But why is it that your car never breaks down when you have a day full of absolutely nothing to do or nowhere to be? Talk about throwing a wrench… READ THE REST