The Empire State glowed red and gold Friday to kick off the Year of the Monkey.
The germination station I built last week has worked fabulously. 500 sprouts of romaine, bibb, boston, greenhouse, and red lettuce are growing rapidly in the heated, moisture retaining, and light controlled spaces. Here’s what lettuce...Show More Summary
There is a general perception that policeman can run red lights and drive in excess of the speed limit, but it’s not the case. True, there are circumstances that might force someone in law enforcement to do either or both of these things, but generally, they are not above the law and not immune to […]
With labels and the music industry offering less and less support, managers have become the linchpin of most artists' teams. But except for those who give up 50% equity to join mega-management groups like Red Light, most managers are left with no road map and little support. Fraction hopes to...
A newly upgraded camera that incorporates light sensors is now one of the best cameras on the planet for studying outer space at red wavelengths that are too red for the human eye to see.
Work on the first line of the forthcoming light rail the Red Line has barely begun and yet objections to future lines are already piling up.
By Tony Fitzpatrick Chicago is never more beautiful or dangerous than it is at night. The workman-like, bustling, endless hustle of daylight becomes a fleet and sleek animal at night. Dressed in lights and stars, come-hither reds, yellows and greens—the dirty carpet sky leans back and reveals a skyline of glittering skyscrapers like gangsters dressed in […]
The NBA trade winds have been unseasonably quiet. Despite sitting mere weeks away from the Feb. 18 trade deadline, few notable names have swept through the rumor mill. With minimal separation in most of the Eastern Conference playoff...Show More Summary
Dozens of red light cameras that a Tribune safety study found to be potentially dangerous were placed in low-crash intersections by a corrupt Chicago official who was taking up to $2,000 in bribes for every new camera he ordered. But most of those cameras are still snapping photos — and raking...
A fantastic human feat with one of the world’s most stunning natural sights as its backdrop: This viral video is doubly jaw-dropping. The clip, uploaded to YouTube by Red Bull this week, shows Spanish acrobatic paraglider pilot Horacio...Show More Summary
I was driving up Neon Light Alley yesterday. Whipping up suburban roads I was high-tailing my way to a greasy lunch with some pals from the office. Photocopier fumes, blinking red lights, and pressing deadlines were scrambling through my brain when I suddenly saw a giant hawk soar slowly in front of my car. Show More Summary
Red light won't confuse your circadian rhythm like bright whites do. Sleep easy with this dimmable red LED night light. Read more on MAKE The post Preserve Your Sleep Cycle with a Red LED Night Light appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers.
In a sweeping victory for federal authorities, a jury convicted John Bills on Tuesday of all charges, finding that the former Chicago city official took up to $2 million in bribes and gifts in return for steering tens of millions of dollars in red light camera contracts to an Arizona company. Bills...
A former City Hall employee was found guilty on 20 counts of fraud, extortion, bribery, conspiracy to commit bribery and filing false tax returns by a federal jury Tuesday. [ more › ]
The unpopular red light cameras aren't going anywhere despite all of the controversy surrounding the program. [ more › ]
A federal jury Tuesday convicted John Bills on all charges of a 20-count indictment that alleged the former city official took up to $2 million in bribes and gifts in return for steering tens of millions of dollars in red light camera contracts to an Arizona company. U.S. District Judge Virginia...
As closing arguments got underway Monday at the red light camera corruption trial, a federal prosecutor told jurors that the camera vendor and the Chicago bureaucrat at the center of the case "deserve world championship rings for how they played the game of bribery." With an overflow crowd listening,...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A teenage girl hopped out of a car at a red light as the snow pelted down, and handed a red wool blanket to a stranger. "God bless you," said Shawn Harmon, who held his dog's leash in one hand and a sign that read "need work!" in the other. "You two try to stay warm," 19-year-old Michelle Smith told him. Show More Summary
Having trouble figuring out value relationships in the field? A red filter lets you see the landscape in shades of red. It makes it easier for the painter to see what's light and what's dark by removing the issue of color. You end up comparing light and dark values of reds only, which is much easier than comparing a full gamut of colors. Show More Summary
How would you like a job where, if you made a mistake, a big red light goes on and 18,000 people boo? - Jacques Plante