| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:32 PM
The folks at Car Talk have been discussing some of the worst cars they've owned in their history all this week. We thought we'd join them with a run down of our staff's least fondly remembered cars that they've kept...
| Aug 21, 2008
| 4:24 AM
Welcome to Doubletake, your daily morning mash-up from Tribune correspondents Jim Oliphant and Jim Tankersley. Part of a balanced breakfast. Jim Oliphant: So this morning let's talk about the coming letdown Jim Tankersley: I'm too tired to make a joke...
| Jan 12, 2009
| 4:30 PM
Lego versions of Da Vinci's Mona Lisa, and Warhol's Marilyn. More are here:...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 1:55 PM
I love Christmas.
I hate Christmas.
Leaving aside the religious aspect of the holiday, it's a struggle to find the right gifts for the right people.
One guy I know solved the dilemma this way for years: Sweaters.
| Nov 10, 2013
| 9:56 AM
In a neighborhood of drab, industrial shells, the Ferran Services building looks like it fell out of a Lego catalog.
Its silver skin, trimmed in green, towers above its squat, dusty neighbors. Twenty burnt-orange electrical outlets — each seven...