Harry Gabriel

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The Scientific Reason Why We Crave Carbs

Pastries. Pizza. Pasta. Pretzels. Carbohydrates are an essential source of energy for the body, but gorge on the wrong kind (hint: any of the ones we …

The PS3's Launch Price Was Way Too Much, Former Exec Says

Former PlayStation executive Jack Tretton has shared some new insight into the situation surrounding the PlayStation 3's launch, specifically its $500/$600 price tag. Speaking to IGN, Tretton, who left Sony in 2014 after 19 years with the company, said it would have been easy to make a PS2.5 after …

PS4 Pro

Do No Harm Patch

Do no harm...but take no shit. Truly words to live by. 3 inch iron on patch! Shipping comes without a tracking number unless you choose First Class …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

United Parcel Service

Chicago gangs no longer know or fear the police, and bodies pile up

The dead multiply in Chicago, the fruit of the gang wars ripening in August.<p>With at least 78 killed so far, August is the deadliest month in nearly 20 years, according to a Tribune analysis. It's all but certain that the city's homicide total will push beyond the 491 dead of last year.<p>And people in …

10 Toxic Habits That You Should Get Rid Of Immediately

5 Hidden Costs Killing Your Budget

5 Hidden Costs Killing Your Budget is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!Do you ever have …

Personal Finance

Mack Bolan fans rejoice: Auto Mag may be closer to rebirth

A new company purchased all of the assets and rights to the legendary Auto Mag from the Sanford family in 2015 and have been quietly working to both …

The 17 best romance anime series you can watch online

If you ever watch anime online, you know that Japan adores romance (unless you watched <i>Legend of the Overfiend</i>, which is clearly not romance). While …

What Your Wife Really Wants (But Will Never Ask For)

The secret to marriage is anyone's guess.<p>With each passing 21st century hour, every married couple is standing on thin-ass ice. People claim to have it together, but I'm jaded, I'm skeptical. Marriage, by its own morphing definition, doesn't mean forever anymore. No one is saying this out loud, but …

Hawaii dubbed the 'best state for women's equality' in new study

• Women in Hawaii earn 83 cents on the dollar compared to white men<br>• US states evaluated on work, education and political empowerment<p>In Hawaii, women make up half of their current congressional delegation, with one senator and one representative – both women of color. There, women make about 83 cents …

Top 5 Cold Coffee Picks From Starbucks Baristas

Get the expert scoop on delicious drinks & ways to personalize them<p>We asked Starbucks baristas across the country to name their favorite icy cold …

Mesmerizing Motels of the Atomic Age

Mark Havens spent his childhood exploring the Jersey Shore's kitschy jewel: Wildwood. Once home to the country's largest concentration of midcentury hotel architecture, the barrier island's distinctive plastic-palm facade has given way to modern condominium development. “As motel after motel was …

The K-Pop songs you need to hear this month

<i>Whether you’re a serious fan or a curious newcomer, discover a monthly roundup of new releases from South Korea. From K-Pop to hip hop and everything in between, gorge yourself on all that’s new.</i><p>Summer is always busy for K-Pop as everyone vies for the seasonal smash hit, but with new girl group …

Fear of the light: why we need darkness | Amanda Petrusich

Light pollution conceals true darkness from 80% of Europe and North America. What do we lose when we can no longer see the stars?<p>Every civilisation we know of has devised a system – scientific, religious, what have you – to make sense of the night sky. The mystery of what’s up there, where it came …

21 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Fall

Turn over a new (autumn) leaf with these exciting reads.

Books

A loving partner can help you sleep well, study suggests

People sleep better alongside a loving partner who is responsive to their needs, according to a new study.<p>The researchers studied nearly 700 people …

Why Should You Care About Zika if You're Not Trying to Get Pregnant

New science suggests Zika can strike adult brains in a subtle but scary way.<p>Because a woman who contracts Zika can pass the virus to her fetus during the pregnancy, and babies who are exposed to Zika in the womb can develop birth defects like microcephaly (which causes babies to be born with …

Navy Pier hotel plan among projects approved by Chicago Plan Commission

No less than nine proposals were heard and passed today<p>Following a particularly busy July meeting, the August agenda of Chicago’s Plan Commission was no less packed with a number of big ticket items going before the city-appointed panel for review and approval. Thanks to the city’s Department of …

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12 Action-Packed Chicago Bars & Restaurants to Get Your Game On

Arcade games and WhirlyBall and ping pong, oh my<p>The golden age of arcades has long passed but that doesn't mean you can't relive those glory days of yesteryear. The last few years have seen an influx of arcade bars, entertainment venues and ping pong clubs pop up all over the city, letting patrons …

Doctors, hospitals prepare for difficult talks surrounding medical mistakes

It was a fourth of July weekend but Sharon O’ Brien, an intensive care physician, was not celebrating. A medical error earlier landed a patient in her ICU. The patient eventually died — and she had to decide what to tell the patient’s family.<p>Should she apologize? How much detail should she share …

The Dark Side of Going for Gold

After the Olympics, both winners and losers are prone to emotional crashes.<p>On August 21, more than 11,000 Olympic athletes will leave Rio, some carrying medals, others lugging the weight of falling short of expectations. Despite their varying degrees of success, many will have the same surprise …

Financial Services

Scientists may have solved the mystery of déjà vu

Déjà vu is the feeling that we already experienced what's happening in the present. It can be unsettling -- if not frightening -- and the explanation of why it occurs has longtime stumped scientists.<p>Now, researchers at the University of St. Andrews in the UK may have solved the mystery -- and it …

Memory Loss

Why your next phone shouldn’t be purchased through a carrier

Cricket<p>As more and more of the US has gone mobile, the nationwide postpaid-first carriers have exercised more and more hegemony over the market. Whatever AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile dictate is what the customers get, and while carriers have made aggressive moves in recent years to appeal to …

Behind the Strange Japanese Trend to Cope With Stress

From the series Tokyo Tears: Days to Nothing<br>Albert Bonsfills<p>1 of 15<p>In downtown Tokyo, deep neon floods the office walls, but the color hues from the …

Photo Essays

Science has determined how many friends you really need

How many friends do you have?<p>Ok got that number? Now get ready to downsize your crew.<p>According to new research, you only need five friends in your life. British psychologist, Robin Dunbarm breaks down our friendships into layers.<p>The top layer consists of a spouse or best friend that you interact …

AOL

The True Secret To Staying Young

To remain engaged and excited by reading, writing, and by life itself, says a seasoned novelist, we must constantly seek to discover the new, to …