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    If you've given up on reading paper books for the ease of your e-reader's screen, you may want to step back a bit. Neuroscience confirms that our brains use different areas to read on paper and screens, and you need to exercise both.  

    What Happened to Chicago's Rifle Ranges? Rifle sport shooting was once so popular in the city that even ComEd and schools had competitive teams. Today, there's not a range in sight.

    A group of women play in a mah jongg tournament in Ohio this past February to coincide with an exhibit curated by Melissa Martens. (AP/Amy Sancetta)

    Andrea Martin. Almost every Canadian has a favorite SCTV character, moment or routine - and so, too, do a litany of comics who have been paying tribute to the zany and groundbreaking troupe.

    If you've given up on reading paper books for the ease of your e-reader's screen, you may want to step back a bit. Neuroscience confirms that our brains use different areas to read on paper and screens, and you need to exercise both.  

    Your paper brain is different from Kindle brain- if you don’t use the paper brain you lose that deep reading part of your brain.

    Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher speaks at the National Black Political Conference in Gary, Ind. (AP/Charles Kelly)

    Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. marches into the National Black Political Convention in Gary, Ind. in 1972. (Gene Pesek/Chicago Sun-Times)

    Amiri Baraka - Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher speaks at the National Black Political Conference in Gary, Ind. (AP/Charles Kelly)

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    Curious City | WBEZ looks at the history of Chicago's 'Dunning ...

    A preparatory collage illustrates Christo’s vision to wrap the MCA. (Courtesy of Christo)

    If you've given up on reading paper books for the ease of your e-reader's screen, you may want to step back a bit. Neuroscience confirms that our brains use different areas to read on paper and screens, and you need to exercise both.  

    “I don’t worry that we’ll become dumb because of the Internet,” Wolf says, "but I worry we will not use our most preciously acquired deep reading processes because we’re just given too much stimulation. That’s, I think, the nub of the problem.”

    Church nest door A bare auditorium, with dome, arched windows and altar (photo by Lee Bey)Hyde Park's vacant former St. Stephen's Church--an edifice that has been the subject of a decade's worth of failed redevelopment plans--is now for sale. Asking price:$1.7 million.

    StoryCorps: Brothers Adopted by Different Parents Reconnect

    Chicago Public Health Poster (author's collection)

    Makeshift hospital ward during the 1918 epidemic (Office of the U.S. Public Health Service)


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