14 Ways to Watch Movies: Your Guide to Online Video Streaming & Good Old-Fashioned Movie Rentals

14 Ways to Watch Movies: Your Guide to Online Video Streaming & Good Old-Fashioned Movie Rentals

We may have said "Hasta la vista, baby" to the late fees, overpriced rentals, and the inconvenience of video stores, but most of us are still learning how to find our way through the ever-evolving world of online video streaming.

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How to Watch the Super Bowl Online for Free!

How to Watch the Super Bowl Online for Free!

Super Bowl 51 is happening on Sunday, February 5 at 6:30 p.m. EST. But if you, like many of our readers, have recently decided to cut the cable cord, you might be wondering how you're going to watch the big game live. The good news? It's going to be really, really easy. 

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15 Fun, Free Educational Apps to Keep Your Kids Learning on the Go

15 Fun, Free Educational Apps to Keep Your Kids Learning on the Go

If you've ever cued up an episode of Peppa Pig at a restaurant, then you understand that a tablet is capable of providing your child with hours of entertainment when crayons just won't cut it. And as a former student teacher, I'm asking you not to waste that time. Sure, YouTube has your back with endless videos about dinosaurs and trucks, and hopefully you've picked out some quality go-tos on Netflix or Hulu (cough My Little Pony), but if you want to avoid turning your children into screen-addicted zombies, you'll want to break up that time with some interactive learning apps.

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Move Over, Monopoly: 8 New Games to Level up Game Night on a Budget

Move Over, Monopoly: 8 New Games to Level up Game Night on a Budget

Entertainment isn’t cheap. It costs about a million dollars to see a movie in theaters here in Chicago, and that’s if you skip the popcorn. Don't want to spend a fortune taking the family out to the movies? It might be time to update the old board game collection. With just a few games of your own, you can entertain your friends and family for hours — for free! Here are some of our favorite new games that cost less than a trip to Applebee's.

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5 Unique Star Wars-Inspired Gifts for the Jedi in Your Life

5 Unique Star Wars-Inspired Gifts for the Jedi in Your Life

Rogue One hit theaters last night, and if you're the friend or family member of a certified Star Wars geek, you're probably on the hunt for some fresh new gear to pad out their stocking. But what to get the fan who has everything? 

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6 Places to Watch Your Favorite Scary Movies Online

6 Places to Watch Your Favorite Scary Movies Online

It's that time of year again. Leaves are falling, the air is crisp and cool, and creepy clowns are popping up in graveyards, threatening Facebook posts and street corners worldwide. Yup, Halloween is coming, which means it's time to bunker down, build a clown-proof fortress, and marathon all your favorite scary movies. 

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11 Websites for Cheap Books Actually Worth Your Time

11 Websites for Cheap Books Actually Worth Your Time

I read a lot. And being the crazy, routine-loving person that I am, I also have certain times that I like to read certain things. It sounds intense, but it works for me.

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Grab a Free Coffee Today (10/5) Courtesy of Netflix & Gilmore Girls

Grab a Free Coffee Today (10/5) Courtesy of Netflix & Gilmore Girls

Stars Hollow. Luke's Diner. Dean and Rory. If these names made you sigh longingly at the memory of your favorite TV show, this post is for you. Oh, and if you love coffee even half as much as Lorelei Gilmore, this post is also for you.

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36 Ways to Watch Live Sports Online

36 Ways to Watch Live Sports Online

If you want to give up cable but can't bring yourself to do it because you would miss all of the live sports you love to watch, this article is for you.

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Watch the Chicago Cubs Make History for the Cost of a Half-Price Frosty

Watch the Chicago Cubs Make History for the Cost of a Half-Price Frosty

The Chicago Cubs are on an absolute tear, sitting in first place in the National League's Central Division, an astounding 12.5 games ahead of the St. Louis Cardinals. Even as a life long Cardinals fan, I have to admit that this is Chicago's year and it's been a lot of fun to watch their fans go from the lovable losers who show up to Opening Day toting signs that say "Wait Until Next Year" to a fan base that actually believes they can do it.

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