Pull up a seat! We can’t get enough of the Cat’s Pajamas lounge chair ($499) in this bright summer hue. The Minneapolis-based brand opened its first Chicago outpost this spring. 1953 N. Clybourn; Bludot.com
Robots long ago moved from science fiction to real-world fact. And while full-fledged androids aren’t sharing our homes yet, the intersection of engineering and computer science that drives robotics is ever accelerating, impacting the military, health care and more. It’s a brave new world, and it’s spotlighted in “Robot Revolution,” now on view at the Museum of Science & Industry.