How did Chicago get its street names? Chicago badass of the week: John Kinzie It’s no secret that most of Chicago’s streets are named after historical figures, hell, almost all the streets in the Loop are named after U.S. presidents. But outside the Loop, street names make tribute to the lesser-known historical badasses of their […]
Archives for January 2012
Facts about snow Here are some facts about snow and ice taken from the National Snow & Ice Data Center. Yes, that is a real thing, and it’s more interesting than it sounds, as I’ve already killed half my afternoon browsing the site. But I’ll save you some time and post up some of the […]
With January 18, 2012 being the designated day for a mass internet blackout, it was an appropriate day for Illinois Senator Kirk to state his opposition to PIPA or the Protect IP Act making it’s way through the senate! The web was buzzing as sites like Wikipedia, Reddit, Google and more than 7,000 others ‘blacked […]
Rahm Emanuel can’t give high fives… just high four-and-a-halfs. Rahm Emanuel lost the tip of his middle finger in a meat cutting accident at an Arby’s he worked at when he was a teenager. It’s kinda creepy, but at least the guy can laugh it off, saying that he had to “learn to talk with […]
Ok so ‘amazing’ is subject to opinion. Next time I play amerature photographer, I’ll call them ‘decent pictures’. Sorry for the confusion.