Archive for June 2014

5 Tips for Safely Weathering Bad Chicago Weather

With stormy weather on tap for the Chicago area tonight, it is important to know the best way to ride out storms and severe weather safely. While it is rare for tornados and other drastically severe weather to hit the immediate Chicagoland area, it does happen and you should know what to do when there... Read more »

The Top Three Dumbest Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories abound about every subject imaginable, but there are a few so incredibly stupid it is hard to believe anyone could actually believe in them. Here are the top three dumbest conspiracy theories.   1. Reptilian Shape Shifters As if shape shifters in general are not a crazy enough subject, there are fair amounts... Read more »

Five Abandoned Places That Are Safer, and More Interesting, Than Detroit

Abandoned places tend to produce both intrigue and superstition at the same time. Urban exploration has brought this fascination into the limelight, with people exploring abandoned places and posting videos and photos on the Internet. When it comes to the most intriguing abandoned locations around the world, there are five that are sure to intrigue... Read more »
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The Top 5 Chicago National Park Escapes This Summer

If your still looking for something to do for your summer vacation this year, don’t despair thinking everything fun is outrageously expensive or already all booked up. Instead of the typical waterpark, trip to the beach or visit to grandma’s house, you can escape Chicago and visit one of these unique and amazing national parks. While... Read more »

The Top Three Most Dangerous North American Predators

With the excitement of the brown bear that has been sighted around the Rockford area lately, people are starting to wonder what other dangerous critters are lurking in the woods and alleyways. While everyone is familar with coyotes by now, they are pretty low on the danger scale. When most people think of dangerous North... Read more »

The #1 Chicago Road Trip Destination

Other enteries in this series: #5 Road Trip Destination #4 Road Trip Destination #3 Road Trip Destination #2 Road Trip Destination #1 Road Trip Destination This is the 5th and final installment of unique and wonderful holiday weekend road trip destinations for Chicagoens. Each installment of this series has covered an unique and family friendly... Read more »
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Top Five Unique Road Trip Destinations for Chicagoans: #2

Other enteries in this series: #5 Road Trip Destination #4 Road Trip Destination #3 Road Trip Destination #2 Road Trip Destination #1 Road Trip Destination This is my fourth installment in the series “The Top 5 Chicago 4th of July Road Trip Destinations.” Each entry in this series will focus on one great vacation spot that... Read more »

Top Five Chicago Fourth of July Road trip Destinations: #3

Other enteries in this series: #5 Road Trip Destination #4 Road Trip Destination #3 Road Trip Destination #2 Road Trip Destination #1 Road Trip Destination This is my third installment in the series “The Top 5 Chicago 4th of July Road Trip Destinations.” Each entry in this series will focus on one great vacation spot... Read more »

Top Five Chicago 4th of July Roadtrip Destinations: #4

Other enteries in this series: #5 Road Trip Destination #4 Road Trip Destination #3 Road Trip Destination #2 Road Trip Destination #1 Road Trip Destination This is my second installment in the series “The Top 5 Chicago 4th of July Road Trip Destinations.” Each entry in this series will focus on one great vacation spot that... Read more »
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The Top 5 Chicago 4th of July Road Trip Destinations: #5

Other enteries in this series: #5 Road Trip Destination #4 Road Trip Destination #3 Road Trip Destination #2 Road Trip Destination #1 Road Trip Destination With this cool weather hanging around, it might be hard to believe that the 4th of July is right around the corner. With the 4th falling on a Friday, the... Read more »
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