Category: Business


Will Chicago’s New Target Store Serve Booze?

Target is opening a 24,000-square-foot store in Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood near the Navy Pier in October and while that news might be good enough for some Chicagoans, Crain’s has uncovered something that will certainly sweeten the deal — booze. Chicagoans love to drink so of course the new Target will…


Students Transform Rotten Fruit Into Leather

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. And when life gives you rotting mangoes, oranges, nectarines, apples and other fruit, make Fruitleather. At least that’s what a group of dutch students Willem de Kooning Academy in Rotterdam are doing. And what started off as a school assignment tacking the issue…


Is Spotify Ending Free Service?

When Spotify launched in the US in 2011, it was a huge hit with music streamers. Not only was it free, but you cold pick what you wanted to listen to! Over the years the free plan has lost features leading many users to upgrade to premium service for $9.99 per…


Beer Shortages? Global Warming Just Got Personal

Photo source: Visitor7/Creative Commons Global warming is causing storms and hurricanes to become stronger and more frequent. Global warming is causing the endangerment of certain species (including innocent, little penguins) and melting away the glorious glaciers of the world. Global warming is threatening the worldwide water supply and might cause a widespread…