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Lesley Gore: The Teenage Voice of Heartbreak

Once dubbed in the early sixties as the Queen of Teen Angst, Lesley Gore lost her battle with lung cancer Monday, February 16 at the age of sixty-eight.

Navy Pier

Navy Pier’s 5th Annual Snow Days

Skilled artisans from across the globe and around the Midwest descended on Navy Pier’s Polk Bros. park recently to demonstrate their trade and celebrate the mid-winter season at Navy Pier’s 5th Annual Snow Days Chicago.

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Vaccines

Vaccines: Behind the Debate

If you’ve been following the news at all, you’re probably aware of the recent measles outbreak in Disneyland and the subsequent public debate on the subject of vaccinations for children.

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Economic Forum

Andrea Bocelli Honored at the World Economic Forum

One of the most talented living performers was honored this month at the World Economic Forum in Davos, before an audience composed of the world’s leading economists, politicians, and business magnates.

Spirit of the Season

Spirit of the Season

As we drift from the general time period from holiday to holiday at the end of December and beyond, and gently make a transition into a new year, I am reminded of the spirit of the season

The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards Recap

This year’s Golden Globe Awards was far more than an office party for the glitterati, as some critics have charged. Not only did the ceremony highlight great achievement in cinematic art, but its presenters and award recipients also consciously interjected relevant political and social commentary into the discourse.

5 Warm Winter Cocktails Guaranteed to Heat You Up

With the recent cold front that has swept across much of the country, most of us are left a little shivery. But no worries—nothing takes the chill out of your bones and puts a smile on your face quite as well as a delicious winter cocktail.

Plastic Surgery

The Psychology of Plastic Surgery

Looking in the mirror can be a positive or negative experience; it may also influence one’s success, vitality, confidence, and performance. Cosmetic procedures can actually be life altering.

Raquel Welch: Ageless Beauty

Her lines in One Million Years B.C. were as skimpy as her doeskin costume, but Raquel Welch’s role in the 1966 film propelled the young woman into megastardom, launching a long career built on a foundation of allure and sex appeal.

Diana Ross Reigns Supreme: Then and Now

In 1976 Billboard magazine named Diana Ross the female entertainer of the century, and even today few would argue with the distinction. Between her work with The Supremes and as a solo artist, Diana Ross has eighteen No. 1 hit songs on Billboard’s Hot 100, tying her with Mariah Carey as most successful female vocal artist in history.