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Watch actor John Mulaney explain why his Chicago classmates rooted for him to faint

It's a miracle actor John Mulaney survived childhood. On Friday’s episode of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” Mulaney recalled fainting multiple times while watching "The Miracle of Life" as a kid growing up in Chicago.<p>“I fainted at that not one year, not two years, but three years in a row,” …

The psychology of Web design: How colors, typefaces and spacing affect your mood

A great web design is so much more than just delivering content and making it look good. When visitors come to your site, they produce a set of feelings about your website and your organization. The type of feelings they produce – positive or negative – are entirely in your hands and should not be …

Why Do Baseball Managers Wear Uniforms?

Basketball and hockey coaches wear business suits on the sidelines. Football coaches wear team-branded shirts and jackets and often ill-fitting …

Road Trips

Women let photographer capture their ‘orgasm face’

A photographer has captured the moments before, during and after a woman orgasms with an incredibly intimate photo series.<p>Marcos Alberti’s latest …

This beverage pro seeks out rare booze for country's best bars

“Any time someone tells you there’s only one bottle of something left, they’re lying,” advises Alex Bachman, proprietor of Sole Agent, a broker of rare and vintage spirits.<p>A former bartender who rose to prominence at Matthias Merges’ Billy Sunday, Yusho and A10 (plus a sommelier stint at Charlie …

Pineapple rum is your new favourite drink, you just don’t know it yet

You might think you know all there is to know about rum.<p>But if you haven’t tried this pineapple rum, I’m confident you have a whole lot more to …

Tomorrow Never Knows music festival reveals its initial 2018 lineup

Chicago's festival season may go into hibernation once the temperatures begin to drop, but the annual Tomorrow Never Knows music festival provides …

Music Festivals

Guide to Chicago's Northwest Side Italian food, with owners' stories and must-have orders

Little Italy in Chicago will always be found along the surviving colorful red, white and green storefronts on Taylor Street on the Near Southwest Side of Chicago. While the neighborhood is now often known as University Village, the Italian-born immigrants who once lived there should not be …

Italian Food

10 Graphic Design Rules You Should Never Break

In the world of fine art and graphic design, rules are often bent, or even broken.<p>It’s encouraged. Breaking the rules is considered to be edgy, …

Award-winning renovation slashes mid-century home’s carbon footprint by 80%

London-based architecture firm Coppin Dockray completed a green house renovation that’s so successful it cut carbon emissions by 80 percent. Located …

Midcentury modern masterpiece on market for first time asks $1.8M

The Berkeley home was designed in 1954 by Donald Olsen for him and his family<p>A landmarked home designed by the architect Donald Olsen, who studied under Walter Gropius at Harvard, has come on the market for the first time in Berkeley, California.<p>Designed in 1954 for himself and his family, the …

Mid-Century modern

Standard Cognition gets $5M to build a machine vision-powered checkout

While image recognition in photos and video has become increasingly sophisticated at an incredible rate, Standard Cognition co-founder Jordan Fisher says everyone is chasing autonomous driving — or, the “shiny object,” as he calls it.<p>That’s not the aim of Fisher and his team, who set out to start a …

Getaway is launching new tiny house rentals in Washington DC and Boston

Getaway tiny houses are expanding, and we couldn’t be more excited. Until now, you could only rent one of the off-grid houses outside parts of Boston …

Target Is Selling Mid-Century Modern Furniture for a Steal

Target has been hinting about the release of its new budget mid-century modern furniture line all summer. The suspense probably killed a few design …

‘Overwatch’ Mercy Nerf Has Actually Made Character More Powerful According To New Stats

Blizzard works hard to make sure that no <i>Overwatch</i> characters are too powerful or too weak so that gamers can play any character they want to without …

Midcentury modern home hides on the Main Line, asks $595K

Designed by Charles Frederick Wise with Nakashima touches<p>A midcentury modern home that hides among the trees in Havertown has come to the market, wowing both inside and out.<p>The home at 317 Ellis Road dates back to 1952 and was designed by local architect Charles Frederick Wise, whose most notable …

Mid-Century modern

'Rebel in the Rye' review: Before he went into the woods, J.D. Salinger had to learn to write

A post-script at the end of "Rebel in the Rye" states that legendary "Catcher in the Rye" author J.D. Salinger's seclusion and refusal to publish only made him more famous and revered. It's tempting to raise the curtain on that mystery, but it's like pulling back the curtain on the Wizard of Oz. …

7 must-read books for design students

Heading off to uni this year, and looking for recommendations for graphic design books to keep you inspired? Maybe you're already studying and keen …

Real-world walkers? 'The Walking Dead' is getting the Pokémon Go game treatment

Last year, it was the augmented-reality challenge of Pokémon Go that brought new life to geo-gaming.<p>This year, AMC is hoping that terrain-based gamers will muster the same excitement for the dead.<p>The network and Next Games dropped a trailer Tuesday for "The Walking Dead: Our World," the latest AR …

Eight Places to Eat Puerto Rican Jibaritos in Chicago

The year is 1996, and restaurateur Juan Figeroa wants to add a new, Puerto Rican-inspired menu item to his popular Humboldt Park restaurant, Borinqen. He flattens two fried green plantains; slathers them with garlic-flavored mayonnaise; and layers steak, cheese, lettuce, and a sliced tomato between …

This Designer Built a Floating Studio Hidden Under a Bridge

"Refuge from the city within the city itself"<p>Yeah, so <i>this</i> is nuts: Valencia-based designer Fernando Abellanas wanted to "seek refuge from the city …

Cheese Sauce

Don't limit yourself to using this sauce on fries. Use it for macaroni and cheese, throw in some salsa and serve it with tortillas, or straight up drink it (yes, it is that good).<p>Makes 6 cups<p>Prep: 15 minutes<p>Total: 45 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon canola oil<p>½ onion, peeled and sliced ½ inch thick<p>6 …

Documents support fears of Muslim surveillance by Obama-era program

Obama’s controversial Countering Violent Extremism program described as ‘intelligence gathering’, something civil rights groups have long claimed<p>Internal US law enforcement documents describe a highly controversial community initiative aimed at identifying potential terrorists before they …

Reza Aslan outrages Hindus by eating human brains in CNN documentary

Reza Aslan, the scholar and TV presenter, has been pressured to eat human brains while filming with a fringe, cannibalistic Hindu sect for a new series on the world’s religions.<p>But that might be the least of the problems the show has caused the American author.<p>Some Indians and American Hindu groups …

PS4 update gives Pro & VR owners a much-needed 'boost'

Sony today announced a major PS4 system software update. The update brings several features to make life easier for all PS4 console owners.<p>The most useful change in Update 4.50 is the introduction of Boost Mode. This setting for PS4 Pro owners will makes it easier to play legacy titles which …

Stef's Slow Cooker Creme Brulee Recipe

"Creme brulee cooked in the slow cooker is an easy way to prepare this creamy dessert and you only need 5 simple ingredients. These can be baked and …

10 podcasts that will help boost your productivity

Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective — a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique — that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more done.<p>Fortunately, learning ways to be more efficient and effective is really easy, especially if you listen to the …

The 50 best burger joints in America

The burger is an American classic.<p>Whether it's served alone on a bun or stacked with cheese and bacon and smothered in condiments, a burger <i>always</i> makes for a satisfying meal.<p>We asked Foursquare City Guide to help us find the best burgers across the country.<p>Keep scrolling to see which burger joints …

Ghost Recon Wildlands - Ubisoft on building an open-world Bolivia

However you feel about Ubisoft’s focus on creating open-worlds, you can’t deny the craftsmanship. Whether sailing the calm Caribbean ocean to the tune of a sea shantie, skipping across Victorian London smokestacks as a hooded assassin, cruising through San Francisco's Silicon Valley, or squinting …