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Immersion-Circulate for the Border

"It didn't take long for the apartment to smell like the inside of a Taco Bell sauna. I couldn't tell if that was a good thing." What happens when you sous-vide Taco Bell for 48 hours.

United States of X: Side Dish Edition

Illinoisians are more interested in hawaiian salad for Thanksgiving than residents of other states, according to a study of Google searches by the New York Times.

Rating the Ricketts

Rolling Stone counts the Ricketts Family among the worst owners in sports for often refusing to spend their own money on improving the Cubs and dabbling in politics.

Gobble Gobble Gridlock

Chicago's worst Thanksgiving traffic is between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday, while Saturday is the second worst day to drive, according to the Tribune.

Where to Drink

Punch magazine offers a guide to bars in Chicago. Probably won't be many surprises for locals, but it'd be handy this holiday season for recommendations for visiting friends and family.

She Was Misinformed

The NYTimes' Joyce Wadler was fooled by a satirical Daily Currant article claiming that Kanye West told fictional WGYN in Chicago that his butt is better than Kim Kardashian's. Ironically, Wadler's column is called "I Was Misinformed."

The Somebody Nobody Sent

Former congressman and judge Abner Mikva received the Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, from President Obama yesterday. He is the founder of the Mikva Challenge, a foundation encouraging civic engagement among students.

Ferguson Decision Protests in Chicago

Demonstrators protesting the grand jury decision not to indict Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Mike Brown in Ferguson, MO shut down Lake Shore Drive for an hour and marched to the Thompson Center before being prevented from heading up Michigan Avenue by police. Check the #chi2ferguson hashtag for the play-by-play.

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Rush Owner Flagged

Former Chicago Rush owner David Staral Jr. was arrested for allegedly lying about his own assets when purchasing the team.

Stone Stories

DNAinfo's Sam Cholke investigates whether limestone blocks discovered near a bus stop in Kenwood belonged to a faux castle built in the area in the 1920s, which once housed the collection of Medieval armor and artifacts now on view at the Art Institute.

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