Marc Alghini

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A Strawberry Rhubarb Jam to Make Spring Last Forever

<i>Every Friday, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Marisa McClellan from Food in Jars preserves spring's bright red bounty in a Strawberry Rhubarb Jam.</i><p>Last weekend, my husband and I stayed at an inn somewhere in …

Fiddlehead Fern: A Controversial Coil

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: we're talking about fiddlehead ferns -- learn what to look for, how to prep them, and get ideas for safely enjoying them in meals all week long.</i><p>Did your mom ever tell you to eat …

Chowhound

Chowhound

The Chicago Sun-Times

Obama says immigration key to prosperity

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — President Barack Obama on Saturday stressed immigration reform will help create jobs and grow the economy by attracting …

Immigration

The worst possible cybersecurity breaches could be far worse than you imagined

The cyber-ruffians who briefly tanked the stock market recently by faking a news tweet about an attack at the White House showed how much damage can be done with a few well-placed keystrokes. Those who hacked into a Department of Labor website earlier this week could have wreaked even more havoc, …

Cybersecurity

There's A New Generation Of Young People Hopping America's Trains

"Two weeks later I was gone — this was it, I was riding my very first freight train."<p>From 2004 to 2009 Brodie rode more than 50,000 miles through 46 states, documenting who and what he encountered along the way with a Polaroid camera before switching to 35mm film in 2006.<p>The Polaroid Kid showcased …

Crime

Bangladesh Rana Plaza factory collapse toll passes 600

<b>More than 600 bodies have been pulled from the rubble of a Bangladeshi clothing factory complex that collapsed last week, police say.</b><p>Dozens more bodies were retrieved from the ruined eight-storey Rana Plaza on Sunday.<p>Bangladesh's worst industrial disaster has sparked nationwide anger.<p>A preliminary …

Natural Disasters

Women die in stretch limo blaze on San Francisco bridge

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/975000/975838_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522277796_b8ebae75f6c1950b2852f708c7763280<p><b>Five women died and four were injured when a stretch limo caught fire on a major bridge in the San Francisco area on Saturday night.</b><p>Only the male driver …

San Francisco

Rolling Stones face pay cut as poor sales force them to slash US ticket prices

Could it be the tour too far for the Rolling Stones? Insiders are even speculating that the band will have to renegotiate the huge guaranteed fees …

São Paulo restaurants creating a new Brazilian cuisine

Last month Alex Atala was named one of Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world for taking on "the enormous task of shaping a better …

Syria: massacres of Sunni families reported in Assad's heartland

The pictures appear to tell a familiar story. In one a pile of bodies lies on a street corner, shot down, apparently where they were gathered. Among …

Students from Chicago suburbs among victims in 2 fatal crashes in Indiana

A River Forest man was killed and three of four other suburban men with him were injured when their SUV blew a tire and rolled over near Remington, Ind., yesterday, causing a backup that led to another fatal crash.<p>An Indiana woman was killed in the second crash.<p>The five students in the first crash …

Grading Every Cubs Player Through the 1st Month of the Season

Unfortunately for the Chicago Cubs, eight isn't exactly a lucky number. They find themselves eight games behind the first-place Cardinals and eight games under .500. While a few players like Nate Schierholtz have shined, many others have struggled through the first month of the season.<p>There have …

Man held after Arlington Heights barricade situation

A man was taken into custody yesterday after a three-hour barricade situation in northwest suburban Arlington Heights, according to witnesses and police.<p>About 5:20 p.m., police responded to a condominium development near Chestnut Avenue and Wing Street after a man "who was having a bad day" fired a …

Marshall Fields

Marshall Field and Company at the intersection of Randolph, State and Washington Streets and Wabash Avenue in Chicago. Construction on this 12 story …

E!’s Twitter Feed Hacked

Filmmaker Gil Freston on How Two U.S.C. Students Ran an Illegal, Underground Restaurant on Campus

Inspired by the lack of alluring dining options at U.S.C., where they were students, Alex Chang and Robert Kronfli started up an underground restaurant in their on-campus apartment in late 2009. They named the establishment Paladar, after the Cuban tradition of home-operated restaurants, and with …

Adam Yauch: A Year and a Day without MCA

The closest I’ve come to reaching an understanding with death is this: death is a long echo. It’s deafening at first and as soon as you think the …

Austin City Limits reveals 2013 lineup via beer koozies and newspaper classifieds

It appears Austin City Limits has begun to reveal some of this year’s artists ahead of Tuesday’s big lineup announcement. In years past, ACL has …

Watch Metallica perform The Star-Spangled Banner at San Francisco Giants game

Yesterday was Metallica Night at the San Francisco Giants-Los Angeles Dodgers game. James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett were on hand to perform The …

Dusting ‘Em Off: New Order – Power, Corruption & Lies

<i>In this week’s edition of Dusting ‘Em Off, Editor-in-Chief Michael Roffman and Senior Staff Writer Justin Gerber look back on 30 years of New Order’s</i> …

Here’s Sigur Rós Simpsonfied

Yesterday we told you that Sigur Rós would be drawn into, and contribute original music to an upcoming episode of <i>The Simpsons</i>. Now, as Pitchfork …