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Weight Watchers: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

When it comes to diets, Weight Watchers is probably the most famous and longest standing contender in the ring. Everyone seems to have some passing knowledge of the program, regardless of if they have ever tried it or not. Most people know a success story or two as well. What most people don’t know is... Read more »

Top 5 Toys I Refuse to Buy my Kids for Christmas

Every year kids love to see the list of hot toys for Christmas. Christmas 2015 is no different, with a brand new crop of new and exciting toys for kids to gleefully receive from Santa. Like millions of other kids every year my kids make a list for “Santa” of things they want for Christmas.... Read more »

Chicago Halloween 2015 Fall Fun Events & Activities This Weekend

Looking for something fun this weekend that doesn’t take place at a Pumpkin Farm? Get your Chicago Halloween 2014 fall fun at these 5 events and festivals held by local communities.   Haunted Forest at Oakbrook Park District From Thursday October 9th– Saturday the 11th Oakbrook park district is hosting their haunted forest event. While... Read more »

The Top 5 Chicago Pumpkin Farms to Visit in 2015

Take time out this fall and explore the best Chicago pumpkin farms to visit in 2015!  Its fall in Chicago and that means it’s time to get out and enjoy Chicago’s best pumpkin farms again! With Halloween 2014 right around the corner, take the time to explore these excellent pumpkin patches and have some festive... 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 »

Are Those TED Talks Full of Crap?

As TED talks have become more mainstream, they have also diverted from their original science and technical roots. TED was originally founded in 1984, and in 1990 it was launched as a annual conference series. It was a silicon valley original, with talks that centered on technology and science. In 2006, TED started releasing their... Read more »

Six Flags Great America Breaks Ground on Record-Breaking Coaster

Six Flags Great America announced this morning that they will be building a record-breaking wooden coaster this winter. The coaster, named Goliath, is set to open next season and it will be the tallest, steepest, and fastest wooden roller coaster in the world, according to park officials. The wooden coaster  includes 2 tunnels, a dive... Read more »

Top Family Friendly Labor Day Weekend Getaways

Labor Day 2013 is this weekend and time is running out to make plans for a memorable goodbye to summer. If you don’t have plans yet, don’t worry, there are still many fun family friendly weekend getaways you can take at the last minute and still have an amazing time. Here are the top three... Read more »

Could the Disney Sinkhole Happen in Chicago?

Even Disney magic can’t stop sinkholes. A giant, 60-foot wide sinkhole opened under a popular Disney-area resort late on Sunday swallowing nearly an entire building at the Summer Bay Resort. The Summer Bay Resort is located in Clermont, Florida and is about 5 miles, or 10 minutes, away from the Walt Disney World Resort. The... Read more »
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