Jeff Balke is a writer, editor, photographer, tech expert and native Houstonian. He has written for a wide range of publications and co-authored the official 50th anniversary book for the Houston Rockets.
12 days ago | Tech
In July, Equifax, one of big three credit tracking services in the United States, was hacked in a big way. According to reports, 143 million Americans may be vulnerable as a result of stolen data. That is most of the adult population of the countr...
17 days ago | Bayou City
It only took 51 inches of rain to do it.
19 days ago | Sports
Many Rockets fans woke up on Tuesday morning to the news that billionaire restauranteur and casino owner Tilman Fertitta had reached an agreement with Leslie Alexander to buy the team for a reported $2.2 billion, a record for an NBA team. Setting ...
20 days ago | Weather
This time last week, we were all beginning to wonder if it would ever end. Would the rain stop? Would the water recede? Would our dogs ever poop outside again? Thankfully, the answer was yes to all three (assuming your dog is housebroken). And, re...
23 days ago | Weather
Reading or watching any media outside Houston, you might think that there were no buildings left standing, that thousands had died and we were all currently dog paddling to simply keep from drowning in toxic water. Then, you look around and realiz...
26 days ago | Weather
Not to lean too heavily on a cliche, but that whole doing things big in Texas clearly applies to Tropical Storm Harvey. Anyone with a pair of working eyes knows this is horrible, tragic situation that won't be over for some time as recovery will l...