What We’re Reading Archive

What We’re Reading: January 9-13

History, hacking, fast food, technology, home ownership, hygge, organization, Angel Shot, and cookies. Our DC office is going to feel the crush of inauguration next week. Maine College is unveiling rare photographs of a historical inauguration soon. In addition...
January 13, 2017

What We’re Reading: January 2-6

Technology, architecture, residences, resolutions, and preservation. As someone who is used to multiple screens at work, this would be a dream for home use! Remember back when being able to store a gig on a flashdrive was exciting? Welcome to...
January 6, 2017

What We’re Reading: December 26-30

New Year, birds, aging, commercial RE, housing solutions, and travel. New Year = new goals. Take these tips to achieve your goals this year! Maybe this will be the year to simplify things. Netflix has a solution for you...
December 30, 2016

What We’re Reading: December 19-22

Winter, biology, travel, archaeology, seasonal favorites, technology, and careers. Curious what living on Mars might feel like? Chicagoans can tell you. Snow is showing up in some unexpected places. Very unexpected. It has before, too.  James Mann/flickr/2014 Baby brain...
December 22, 2016

What We’re Reading: December 12-16

Phubbing, fake news, multitasking, chocolate, crime, tips, procrastination, and lights. How often do you check your phone in your significant other’s presence, and have you thought about how that makes your SO feel? Fake news is a thing, so...
December 16, 2016

What We’re Reading: December 5-9

#FlytheW, ceramics, offices, VR, agriculture, dessert, Pantone, bedding, and technology. Just a holiday reminder that the Cubs won the World Series. Nope. It’s cold in our office, but no where near as cold as the recommended office temp in...
December 9, 2016

What We’re Reading: November 28-December 2

Shortcuts, privacy, taste, nature, freelancers, stress, currency, and amusement. This article keeps showing up in my feed, so it must be useful. Cyber Monday has come and gone, but online shopping is forever. Take precautions. In case you feel...
December 2, 2016

What We’re Reading: November 14-18

Technology, nature (bad), nature (good), inventory, toys, information, and Thanksgiving. Some genius devised a new, and much improved, use of drone technology! You might have heard something about the disappearance of bees over the past 10 years or so....
November 18, 2016

What We’re Reading: November 8-11

Nature, listings, mail, drones, logos, hotels, maps, dogs, halftime shows, and coffee vessels. The earth and communities are still recovering years after natural devastation. Think about how much thought and effort you put into a listing, then look at...
November 11, 2016

What We’re Reading: Oct. 31 – Nov. 4

FLY THE W!, floor plans, extra time, sea life, technology, home buying, travel, and science. THE CUBS WON THE WORLD SERIES!!! Fly the W! We aren’t the only ones who knew the Cubbies could pull it off! Chicago is...
November 4, 2016