Eating groovy: Recipes from the '60s and '70s to pregame the Grateful Dead concert
Get unlimited digital access to chicagotribune.com. If you're not making something retro this weekend while the Grateful Dead's in town, you can celebrate with a Giordano's pizza box blaring the band's logo. In a small mixer bowl, beat together ...
July 3, 2015
Missing LC-M salutatorian safe after helicopter rescue off of Honduran coast
UPDATE: After more than 14 hours lost at sea off the coast of Honduras, Little Cypress-Mauriceville High graduate Aaron Rose was found safe, and reunited with his family. "He's alive and well since being released from the hospital," Rose's mother, Mary ...
June 11, 2015
21 Obsolete Household Items That We All Had 10 Years Ago
It would be an understatement to say that the world looks a lot different than it did a decade ago. Running into people on the sidewalk who are glued to their smartphones is proof, as is a quick glance around folks' homes. Those smartphones mean that ...
May 4, 2015
2 dead, man facing 2 counts of intoxication manslaughter following motorcycle ...
A man is charged with two counts of intoxication manslaughter after a motorcycle accident in Orange claimed the lives of two people. The accident happened Sunday evening at the intersection of West Park Ave. and 12th Street. According to police, a ...
May 25, 2015
East Texas firefighter loses position after Charleston shooting post
MABANK, Texas — A volunteer firefighter from East Texas was terminated Friday after a post the man allegedly made in response to the deadly Charleston, S.C. shooting. On their Facebook page early Friday afternoon, the Mabank Fire Department said ...
June 20, 2015
Mugshots of some of those arrested in Waco
WACO -- McLennan County Jail has released a list of names of some of those arrested in relation to the Twin Peaks Shooting. Almost everyone arrest has a bond set at $1,000,000. Here is the list: 1. AIKIN,WILLIAM CHANCE 5/18/2015 ENGAGE ORG CRIM ...
May 18, 2015
Pence: Change religious-objection law
INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Tuesday that he wants legislation on his desk by the end of the week to clarify that the state's new religious-freedom law does not allow discrimination against gays and lesbians. Pence defended the measure ...
March 31, 2015
Is your child college-bound? What not to buy them for school.
Adoption of eBooks for classroom textbooks is slow and most schools — unless they're specifically making a point to be "all digital" — are still putting ... Anything a Phone Can Do (Alarm Clock / Point-and-Shoot Camera / Fart Machine) Maybe back ...
July 22, 2015
Hack of connected car raises alarm over driver safety
SAN FRANCISCO — Don't send your old clunker of a retro-mobile to the automotive junk yard just ... Miller and Valasek, who have been exploring the automobile's growing digital vulnerabilities for a number of years, plan to report most of the details ...
July 21, 2015
Health Special: De-stress the Djokovic way
Digital detox: Once I'm back home ... Jumping out of bed to a loud alarm clock, racing around the house trying to get everything done creates huge amount of stress. Get up a little earlier. If it's only 20 minutes, give yourself time.
July 22, 2015
Pebble Time review: praise for the simple smartwatch with 'retro charm'
But while the Pebble Time does have a certain "retro charm … it doesn't take smartwatch design ... a notifications centre for scrolling through old messages, an alarm clock and a settings feature that allows you to tailor your watch the way you want ...
July 14, 2015
Surf Report: 5 great uses for your old smartphone, tablet
Smartphones and tablets are also great as high-tech alarm clocks ... Cloud TV Inc.) Digital photo frame While dedicated digital photo frames have all but gone the way of the dodo bird, you can turn an old tablet into one for your desk at work, kitchen ...
July 11, 2015
Vintage videogames for walls
The tech detritus of the 1980s and ‘90s is finding a second life as a new generation of artists, designers and geek-nostalgists is repurposing the early-digital-era ... sells pop-art-style desk and floor lamps fashioned from vintage PlayStations and ...
July 9, 2015
Connect to the Internet through a light bulb? Researchers want to use LEDs as routers
Noshad, who together with Brand-Pearce and the university filed a related patent application, has started a company, VLNComm, and has begun working on a prototype of a desk lamp that connects ... “Your alarm clock can communicate with your coffee maker ...
July 8, 2015