Posts in category "CTA"

11 Things I Want to see Invented/Made That We Already Have the Technology for

Waiter Call Button at Restaurants <br><br> Airplanes have them for flight attendants, so why don't restaurants have them for waiters? If waiters came only when they were called, wouldn't that be more efficient for everybody?
The title is pretty self-explanatory. All of us come up with ideas for things, “they oughta make”, and this is mine. It’s my first time doing a list like this so some ideas are gonna be more awesome than others, but I’d say they range from “Pretty awesome”, to, “Objectively the best idea possible”.

My Favorite Tweets of 2012

This one killed me and so does that picture of Willy.
Upon realizing I tend to take screen grabs of about 85% of my favorite tweets, I decided to make a list of my favorites from 2012. Happy New Year from all of us at Lists That Actually Matter and Happy Year, even when it’s old.

Suggested New Year's Resolutions for Famous People

Suggested New Year's Resolutions for Famous People
Let’s face it, we could all tighten up our game a little in 2012. I’m here to help. Herman Cain: If you’re going to write a book and then get caught cheating, make sure Barnes & Noble doesn’t have it in this section:   The CTA: Your “Holiday Train” has man dressed as Santa Claus... Read more »
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10 Projects the Super Committee Oversaw in Chicago

10 Projects the Super Committee Oversaw in Chicago
As many of us know, the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, (better known as,  ”The Super Committee”) was created on August 2nd, 2011. It’s goal was to reach a bipartisan agreement on how to rein in our rapidly expanding debt problem before our debt spirals out of control, causing us to default on loans,... Read more »

6 Horrible Consequences of Forgetting Your Headphones for Your Commute

6 Horrible Consequences of Forgetting Your Headphones for Your Commute
          Lately I’ve been lying to myslf about my reliance upon my smartphone.  I tell myself that I could live without it if I had to (“I can quit whenever I want to!“, heard that one before?), but I can’t.  Increasing my dependence upon my phone is that I have all... Read more »

8 Reasons I Will Be Back at North Coast Music Festival Next Year

8 Reasons I Will Be Back at North Coast Music Festival Next Year
Last year we were all younger. North Coast Music Festival debuted, as well as Lists That Actually Matter, and some people were a decade younger in 2010- Like Mike Raspatello. Also last year I published 8 Types of People That Annoy you at Concerts after attending North Coast Music Festival.  But this year I have no complaints... Read more »
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10 Signs It's Summer In the Loop

Demonstrators Aplenty: What do we want? Something! When do we want it? In the not too distant future!
“Like” us on Facebook Follow @dogisinmybushes   Be advised, it’s now summertime. So when stuck in conversation with someone with whom you have nothing to say, instead of “Cold enough for ya?” you should proceed with the alternate, “Hot enough for ya?” until further notice. Yes, it’s that wonderful time of year again here in... Read more »

The People You See On Public Transportation

The People You See On Public Transportation
In addition to providing citizens with a (usually) easy, (somewhat) affordable and (sometimes) fast way to get around town, public transit also offers the chance to be stared at, sneezed on, and widely and vigorously frotteured. And while you’re more often than not doing your best to avoid contacts both eye and bodily related with... Read more »

10 Chicago Lists I Don't Need to see Ever Again

10 Chicago Lists I Don't Need to see Ever Again<br><br>*stepping down from my soapbox*
You can’t click on certain Chicago websites without seeing the same things ranked over and over again. Pizza, hot dogs, steak, burgers, etc. Let’s explore which other Chicago lists we can safely put to rest for eternity. I think those websites will defend themselves by saying, “New people visit and move here everyday and these... Read more »
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Top 10 New Faces in Chicago Baseball

Cubs and White Sox pitchers and catchers report to spring training this week in Mesa and Glendale, Arizona. As with every new season there are plenty of new faces to get to know. Consider this your two minute primer.