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14 secret parks and gardens in Chicago

Aside from the small neighborhood parks, our city has sprawling historic parks from Frederick Law Olmsted’s lakefront parks to Jens Jensen’s Prairie-era parks. Landscape architecture continues to be an area of design Chicago represents with projects like Maggie Daley Park, … Continue reading

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India’s Amazing Natural Bridges Are Made of Living Roots and Vines

Villagers in Meghalaya, India have come up with a unique construction technique that harnesses nature in its purest form – they grow their own living bridges! Using the roots of the Ficus elastica tree (rubber fig tree), the residents have … Continue reading

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US preacher asks followers to help buy fourth private jet – BBC News

Jesse Duplantis said God had told him to buy a Falcon 7X for $54m (£41m). via US preacher asks followers to help buy fourth private jet – BBC News.

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Lower Lower Wacker Drive

Local opinion on Lower Wacker is a mixed bag. While a treasured shortcut for some, for the uninitiated the cramped underpass can feel like “making a run on the Death Star exhaust port.” What all can agree on is that … Continue reading

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Supreme Court unanimously rules against policing for profit.

At oral arguments in November, multiple justices seemed incredulous that Indiana even raised that argument. “Here we are in 2018, still litigating incorporation of the Bill of Rights,” Justice Neil Gorsuch scoffed to Indiana Solicitor General Thomas Fisher. “Really? Come … Continue reading

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