Joke: The Mayor's Nightly Visit
A new mayor of Chicago is chosen. That night, Franklin Delano Roosevelt appears. The mayor asks him "What can I do to make Chicago great?". FDR responds "Do everything for the people". The mayor wakes up startled and mutters "Lies!" under his breath.
The Most Impressive Proposal of 2013!
See what happens when a boyfriend of a Chicago cheerleader gets it in his head to plan his proposal with extra flair, and gets helped by the entire team! An amazing video that will make you feel good for hours! The Most Impressive Proposal of 2013!
You Wouldn't Do This With Open Eyes, Let Alone Blindfolded
In this video, he walks between the 579-foot-high Marina Towers in Chicago with no safety lines to speak of, while blindfolded. What's more is that the feat aired live on television, with nothing but faith in his father's instructions to guide him.
I've Never Seen Such Incredible, Time Bending Pictures...
Pont de la Tournelle - Paris Bethesda Fountain - Central Park - NYC Western Wall - Jerusalem Santa Monica Pier - CA Gramercy Park - NYC Wrigley Field - Chicago Millennium Park - Chicago Flatiron - NYC America’s Cup - San Francisco High Line - NYC The Public Library - NYC Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
This Artist Makes Sand Art that Will Blow Your Mind
Artist Joe Mangrum has been adorning the streets of Chicago, San Francisco and New York with incredibly beautiful and colorful sand paintings that create sprawling pieces of art. E ach work has no initial design, but is spontaneously created and evolves as the artist works.
History Come Calling - Fascinating Photos!
Players of the baseball team 'Chicago Cubs' with their maskot, 1908. The famous boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Cleveland Williams, 1966. New yorkers on their way to work, reading about the death of John Kennedy, 1963.
This Holiday is Full of Musical Surprises!
It was placed in Chicago's Union Station for the enjoyment of the passengers. Watch as they react to this musical surprise! This Holiday is Full of Musical Surprises! art, music, piano, surprise, holidays What a beautiful musical surprise - a magical piano!
The Terrible and Unexpected Results of Prohibition
On January 17, 1920, less than one hour after spirits had become illegal throughout the US, armed men robbed a Chicago freight train and made off with thousands of dollars worth of whiskey. This is just one of the unintended dire consequences of prohibition.
These Two Pets Are the Most Unlikely of Friends
In Chicago a pair of pets is breaking barriers with their friendship. Dutch Shepard, Osiris and rat, Riff Rat may be mismatched but they certainly are devoted mates. These two adore each other and spend time snuggling, playing and licking. The cutest for me is when Riff Rat cleans Osiris’ teeth.
The Wackiest Buildings Ever Proposed to Be Built!
The Chicago Spire; Chicago, Illinois Proposed back in July 2005, the Chicago Spire was initially referred to as the Fordham Spire. If it had been realized, it would have towered about the city of Chicago at a height of 116 stories. The design was by Spanish architect, Santiago Calatrava.
These Striking Photos Show the Nostalgia of Days Gone By
People queued for Al Capone’s free coffee in Chicago, 1931. Rush hour looked a lot different than it does today, Chicago, 1909. 25 Amazing Vintage Pictures From Days Gone By photos, old, nostalgia, past, vintage There's nothing quite like black and white photos to evoke some serious nostalgia.
We Will Never be as Stylish as We Used to Be…
The Children of Chicago in 1941. Teenagers posing with their first car - 1950's. Showgirls playing chess at the Latin Quarter nightclub in New York – 1958. Patti McGee, the 1965 US Woman's National Skateboard Champion. The Beatles, before they grew their famous hair.
These 7 Tips Will Help You When Speaking in Public!
After all, according to a recent study from the University of Chicago, our intelligence is best conveyed not in what we say, but how we say it. Therefore, rather than keeping quiet, it’s important that we actively identify ways to overcome self-doubt.
A Wide View of the World - Gorgeous Panoramas!
Millennium Park, Chicago 5. Wyanad 6. Beach in Greece 7. Camp Randall 8. Niagara Falls, New York Side 9. Sydney Harbour 10. Le Musee Du Louvre 11. Rainbow in Hawaii 12. Scotland Versus Australia Rugby Match 13. Open Fields 14. French Beach, Karachi 15.
30 Skylines that Add to the View!
Singapore Chicago Singapore Sydney, Australia Hong Kong, China Paris, France San Diego, California Southbank, Melbourne, Australia Tokyo, Japan Toronto, Canada Toronto, Canada Vancouver, Canada Portland, Oregon Boston Back Bay Brisbane, Australia Buenos Aires, Argentina City of Gold, Hong Kong Copenhagen
Celebrating the Most Exquisite Photos by National Geographic
Chicago, 1967. A railway encircles thirty-five blocks of shops, offices, and hotels. Surrey, England, 1927. Charles Lindbergh pays a visit to crowds in Surrey, England in his monoplane dubbed the ‘Spirit of St. Louis,’ Mosul, Iraq, 1920. An ancient Roman bridge spans the Wadi al Murr.
We Used to Dress With So Much Style...
time.com Anna May Wong (1930s) 1940swomen.tumblr.com 2 models in nautical-themed clothes (1940s) darkladymonique.tumblr.com A young lady in Harlem, New York (1940s) pinterest.com 2 Men (1940s) reddit.com Trudy Marshall, Jeanne Crain, Gale Robbins, June Haver and Mary Anderson (1944) reddit.com Kids in Chicago
This Talented Painter Turns Splattered Ink into Works of Art
This young artist has a studio in Foshan, China but is now exhibiting his first solo show at Chicago’s Galerie F . You can see more of his work on his website or Behance , or follow him on Facebook , Instagram or Tumblr .
If You Love Art and History, You Should Visit These Museums
Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago, U.S.A. Chosen as THE BEST museum in the world by Trip Advisor, the Art Institute of Chicago is indeed a place any art connoisseur must visit.
Walking in a Winter Wonderland - Beautiful!
Winter in Chicago Known as the "Windy City", Chicago is one of the coldest places in the United States, famous for the frigid winds that blow off the coast of Lake Michigan. The coldest temperature ever recorded in Chicago is -27 degrees Fahrenheit (-33 degrees Celsius).
Have You Heard This One About The Wife & The Hotel Bed?
A man had to attend a large convention in Chicago. For this particular trip, he decided to bring his wife. When they arrived at their hotel and were shown to their room, the man said: "You rest here while I register - I'll be back within an hour."
Joke: There's An Item of Food More Lethal Than Any Other..
A dietitian was once addressing a large audience in Chicago. "The material we put into our stomachs is enough to have killed most of us sitting here years ago." “Red meat is awful. Vegetables can be disastrous, and none of us think about the germs in our drinking water.
Why Did United Airlines Overbook? Overbooking Explained!
But this is what happened aboard the United Flight 3411 which was due to leave from Chicago O'hare to Louisville Airport or Sunday 9th April, forcing one passenger off the flight in a violent way. As it happens, airlines do routinely sell more seats than they have. Why do airlines oversell?
This Joke Starts With a Wrong Address..
An Illinois man left the snow-filled streets of Chicago for a vacation in Florida. His wife was on a business trip and was planning to meet him there the next day. When he reached his hotel he decided to send his wife a quick email.