Nick G

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Key Lime Poke Cake

Ingredients<p>1 recipe White Buttermilk Cake or 1 [16.25] oz box white cake mix, plus ingredients to prepare<br>• 1 [14] oz can sweetened condensed milk<br>• 3 cup …

Shakespeare in the parks and other outdoor theater in Chicago

Summer in Chicago can leave one resistant to holing up in a dark theater—after a long, icy winter, we want to be at hitting the beaches or rocking …

Outdoors

Tzatziki Sauce: Add Something New to Your BBQ

Barbecue season is here and with a cool tzatziki sauce, your grilled meat will taste even better. Tzatziki sauce is a traditional Greek creamy sauce that is known and loved around the world. It can be served with grilled vegetables, gyros, kebabs or falafel. Check out this other recipe if you are …

Exposing the Koch Brothers and the Price We All Pay

If there can be such a thing as a typical American billionaire, David H. and Charles G. Koch do not fit that bill. They are not just among the richest Americans -- $100 billion and counting. They are deeply political libertarian industrialists. They have worked in the shadows for decades to bend …

This Robotic Drum And Bass Set Is Straight Out Of Science Fiction

Question: How can music be totally metal without ever shredding a single guitar? Answer: <i>When it happens to be this incredible robotic drum and bass set above!</i><p>The futuristic music video straight out of science fiction posted on Vimeo by K X shows a live performance "using an automated drum kit and …

A Former Tumblr Exec Admits The Site Is Struggling To Find Revenue

David Karp and Marissa Mayer Mike Nudelman/Business Insider Ads have been rolling in Tumblr for 10 months now, since Yahoo acquired David Karp's social blogging platform in May 2013. But Yahoo has not once reported any significant revenue attributed to the $1.1 billion deal.<p>Today, we got a partial …

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Why DreamWorks Animation Keeps Failing And How It Plans To Bounce Back

It's the studio's latest animated feature they've had to take a writedown on after the underperformance of 2012's "Rise of the Guardians" and last summer's underwhelming "Turbo." That accounts for three of DWA's last four animated pictures.<p>"The Croods," which made $587 million last year, stands out …

Animation

Beyond 'Screen Time:' What Minecraft Teaches Kids

Kids can and should use the right kinds of video games to learn.<p>All video games are not created equal.<p>I wouldn’t recommend we encourage youth to play just any game. I doubt transferable skills are learned by repeatedly flapping a bird into a drainage tube. The best educational interventions are …

Easter brunch in Chicago

More so than other holidays, Easter is best celebrated over brunch in Chicago. Whether you're looking for traditional ham, a quality cocktail (or …

Breakfast

Signals From the Void

Scientists are trying to get the first direct look at the black hole at the center of our galaxy. How close will they come to seeing the unseeable?<p>Even without a telescope, it's possible to look off the summit of Mauna Kea and see, 14,000 feet below and dozens of miles in the distance, wide swaths …

Photos: Wooden Sculptures of Race Cars

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

A savage journey to the heart of the American dream<p>We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I …

Crime