Yearly Archives: 2013

Lose Weight by Turning Up the Heat, Study Says

Here’s a good excuse to crank up the thermostat, stoke the fire, or put on an extra layer: According to a new study, people who keep their houses toasty tend to be slimmer than people whose houses are cooler. Researchers looked at the habits and weight of more than 100,000 …

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Save Money on Shaving: 9 Ways

Along with paying taxes and lawn care, one of adulthood’s more vexing responsibilities is having to deal with all that hair that won’t stop growing out of our faces. Even if you can get away with cultivating a beard or mustache, you still need to spend a lot of time …

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Reader’s Agenda Fri 4/19: CIMM Fest and Bizarro hour

Nothing Can Hurt Me at CIMM Festival Looking for something to do today? Agenda’s got you covered: It’s day two of the Chicago International Movies & Music Festival, an expansive four-day showcase of movies and live music and movies about live music (and Q&As). Today’s feature documentary screenings include Big …

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Inhaling sea meat at Da Lobsta

Weight- and budget-conscious people say you shouldn’t go to the grocery store when you’re hungry or you’ll leave $30 poorer, but much richer in spreadable cheeses and a variety of things on which to spread them. Another piece of prudent advice: don’t go to a place that specializes in lobster …

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