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  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    Houston: Only Two U.S. Cities Have More Dangerous Drivers

    As you head out for your commute, keep this cheery thought in mind: You are about to hand your life over to some of the most dangerous people around: other Houstonian drivers. Space City drivers are the third-most dangerous in the nation, according to another one of those pseudoscientific studies b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Is J Lo the Calmest Driver Ever?: Five Questions About Current TV Ads

    We got some questions.​Given the confluence of football season and the World Series, we're watching a lot of TV these days. Unfortunately, there's often not something to switch to during commercial breaks, so we're seeing more ads than usual. They've left us with a few questions we hope the w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    I-45 in Harris County: Most Teen Car Crashes in Texas

    Road trip...to higher insurance rates.​There's nothing like being a teen behind the wheel in summer. You've got your music blasting, you at least imagine the top's down, and the world is yours. Plus, if you're in Harris County, you have the added excitement of crashing at almost any moment. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Houston, You Are Terrible At Driving

    We may not be Pasadena, but at least we're no Garland​Yesterday we learned that Houston traffic sucks, according to new info from the state. Today we find out that it might be better that cars are in crawl mode around here because Houston drivers, you suck.Allstate's annual rankings of safe-drivin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Speed In A Hunstville School Zone, Get Fined $312

    Houston makes the top 10 list for big fines​The school year has begun in some places, and that means school zones are up and cops are watching for violators. In some places you can't text or talk on your cell in a school zone; in every place you can't speed in one.What are the worst places in Texa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Last Night: Bun B At House Of Blues

    Photos by Marco Torres​Bun B House of Blues August 4, 2010 Ed. note: See a slideshow of last night's concert and BunB's Tuesday meet-and-greet. 9:24 p.m.: An R&B femme is performing as one of the opening acts. She has some dancers with her, which is cool. Some of them are men, though, which ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    American Idol: Later, Lacey

    We w@nt t* punch Ke$ha !n the f@ce.​Last night was my first real elimination round of American Idol. Sure, they've been thinning the ranks for weeks, but that was a rapid-fire bloodletting that sent home four bad singers a week. This is the big show, the top 12, with more lights and makeup and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    Idol Beat: Later, Lacey

    We w@nt t* punch Ke$ha !n the f@ce.​Last night was my first real elimination round of American Idol. Sure, they've been thinning the ranks for weeks, but that was a rapid-fire bloodletting that sent home four bad singers a week. This is the big show, the top 12, with more lights and makeup and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Rice Says A Person's Looks Influence Loan Decisions. Let's Assess

    Who says you can't judge a book by its cover? It appears that banks and other lenders know a trustworthy face when they see one - or at least that's what a study co-authored by Rice professor of real estate finance Jefferson Duarte indicates.Using loan information and photographs from the website Pr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2009

    Demolition Derby On Dunlavy Last Night

    Photo by ViNullAt 9 o'clock last night, a drunk driver turned a four-block stretch of Dunlavy Street between Fairview and West Gray into a demolition derby.After reluctantly running a short errand, I turned onto Dunlavy from West Gray and was faced with a brilliant display of red and blue, most of w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2008
  • Home Entertainment

    February 7, 2008

    Auto Erotica: Burnout Paradise

    Car lovers find a new flame

  • News

    June 7, 2007

    Oh, Baby Baby

    There's a lot of money to be made in adoptions. Jennalee Ryan moved to Texas to continue doing that.

  • News

    September 30, 1999

    Term Limits: The Next Generation

    A fractious bunch fills the city ballot, but the blood flies in District H

  • News

    April 29, 1999

    Border Bound

    Is Elton Bomer the bully who's needed to help colonias -- or just another political grandstander?

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