For the first time in American history, commercial spaceflight companies will send astronauts to the International Space Station. SpaceX and Boeing have been awarded NASA contracts to pursue the technology necessary for sustaining human life in space. Pending certification by NASA, American astrona ... More >>
With a rudderless NASA in charge, JSC has been lost in the shuffle.
The story of Tim Samaras and the largest tornado ever documented.
If you talk about being from Texas, people automatically think of the stuff us Texans are famous for -- oil, cattle, more oil, guys with really great mustaches and awesome cowboy boots, riding horses to school -- but in the coming years, they may also think Texas, land of the drones. (Ooh, and then ... More >>
After a four-month grounding, United Airlines' Dreamliner 787s return to the air. These aircraft are supposed to be Boeing's salute to energy-efficient travel. According to Boeing's Web site, this midsize airplane can carry between 210 and 290 passengers over a distance of up to 8,500 nautical miles ... More >>
If Mitt Romney won't tell you which need to be closed, we will.
Today we're chatting with Kevin Bryant, the Executive Chef at The Capitol at St. Germain, about how he got started in the industry and what it was like working as a private chef for country music singer George Strait. Today, we chat about his role as executive chef and get to know what he's like whe ... More >>
A space shuttle on displayDiscovery has landed safely, ending its last mission of a long and fruitful career. It's expected to spend its retirement at the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum branch in Virginia. Two other space shuttles are retiring this year -- the Endeavour and Atlantis -- and 2 ... More >>
When NASA employee April Evans questioned animal experiments, her career fell apart.
Accused child-porn fan advises on outing sex offenders.
BoeingBernard is an American architect living in Paris. He has three fiances whom he keeps separate thanks to their varying schedules; they're all flight attendants. A friend comes to visit, schedules get rearranged and -- since this is not a Greek tragedy -- hilarity ensues.Boeing Boeing, the co ... More >>
From Ground Zero of the immigration crisis along the Mexican border
The Alley Theatre takes an acclaimed French farce to new heights
We've heard of test pilots, but Southwest Airlines is offering the chance to be a test passenger.The airline is introducing a new "Green Plane," one where the materials used on a lot of things are lighter, resulting in a plane that uses less fuel to fly.If it works.One aircraft will be outfitted ... More >>
The Alley Theater has announced its 2009-10 season; it includes productions of recent Broadway comedies Boeing, Boeing and Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps, which should be fun.But the announcement also contains much more ominous news, consisting of just five words: Yet. Another. Frank. Wildhorn. Mus ... More >>
Being Jimi 's baby brother can be a tough row to hoe, especially if you play guitar
The last three weeks of this month promise to be hard on your wallet, eardrums and liver
Houston minister Dr. K.A. Paul flies around the globe using Jesus to pull in worldwide donations -- unfortunately spending more money on jet fuel than orphans
It ain't easy protesting in a van
Companies complain that they can't compete against convict labor
Saad Mahmoud is a Rice engineering grad. Instead of fielding $60,000-a-year job offers, he's been trading manual-labor skills for rent-free living -- while waiting out one of the worst job markets in two decades.
Spielberg gets caught up in the thrill of the chase
The Metroplex schools Houston when it comes to the indie scene
Bomb Osama, a KRIV reporter sings
The solution to Houston's image problems? Spin them away.
Architect Constance Adams designed an inflatable house that could take American astronauts to Mars. NASA wants to build it, but Congress keeps bursting the bubble.
One economist finds moving away from "hard" truth may lead to a greater truth
So long to slackers and laid-back lifestyles. Now that cash-rich techies have taken over, can Austin survive the great digital divide?
When victims' rights advocate Pam Lychner and her daughters died on TWA Flight 800, her husband knew what he had to do: Find justice for Pam.
Hundreds of Houstonians do. For them, Magic: The Gathering isn't just a card game, it's a way of life. And at times, it can be a lucrative one.
How once-fearsome corporate raider T. Boone Pickens was beaten at his own game -- by a one-time protege
He owns a baseball team, he's spent millions to wipe out a devastating Third World disease, and now he's out to save pro football for Houston. But what does John Jay Moores really want?