Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.

Humor | Humor

10 things you need to do AGAIN before you're too old

A bucket list for people who aren't about to kick the bucket.

Humor | Chicago Humor

33 reasons Chicago kicks New York's ass

Of course Chicago is better than New York. We Chicagoans know this to be true and, if New Yorkers are being honest with themselves, they know it, too. So, once...

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous Chicago

The 26 guiltiest pleasures of living in Chicago

If loving our city's suburbs, cover bands, malls and big batch beers is wrong, we don't want to be right. Shed your shame and indulge in these guilty...

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous Chicago

20 Things You'll Only See In Chicago

There's a poutine factory. They make a hundred-dollar grilled cheese. A "Star Wars" museum could be in the works. ...and those aren't the only attractions that make our beloved Chicago unique. With a river, lake, museums, architecture, a...

Science & Technology | Apps I've Written


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