Charles Darwin

  • Dining

    June 27, 2013

    Finally Discovering Down House

    Where have you been all my life?

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Finally Discovering Down House

    My first time at Down House was on a blind date. He lived in the Heights and I had never been so it seemed perfect. Sometimes there's just a connection, an instant attraction, a chemistry you can't deny. And that's how I felt...about Down House. Unfortunately, I can't say the same for the date but D ... More >>

  • News

    February 28, 2013

    The Ten Weirdest Members of Congress

    Texas claims three of the top spots.

  • News

    February 21, 2013

    Zack Kopplin, The 19-Year-Old Face of the Anti-Creationist Movement

    Having fought his battles in Louisiana, the Rice University student is now ready for Texas and any move to put faux science in the public schools here.

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    5 Stories We Should Be Talking About Instead of Kimye's Unborn Child

    Future generations may eventually read the words "watercooler moment" and have no idea what the phrase means. Why wait to talk to your coworkers when you'll already be friends with them on a social network and can share your comments on news as it happens? If you have Twitter you see this future at ... More >>

  • Film

    October 11, 2012

    T for Textbooks

    A new doc explores the Texas Board of Education's fight against science, history.

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Richard Dawkins In Houston: Taking On the 40 Percent

    Trust me, I have a large number of leather-bound books.​It's hard to argue with Richard Dawkins. A zoologist, atheist and Charles Darwin's biggest supporter, he presents and proves controversial concepts with ease, and in such convincing fashion, that it really makes you second-guess the intellige ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    Why Do Houstonians Hate Beagles?

    ​The American Kennel Club has put out its annual report listing the most popular breeds nationwide and in specific cities. As in most years, Houston generally mirrors the national trends.The nation's most popular dogs:1. Labrador Retriever2. German Shepherd Dog3. Yorkshire Terrier4. Golden Retriev ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 23, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    ¡Feliz Cumpleaños, Darwin!

    On a recent trip to the El Bolillo Bakery in Houston I snapped a random picture of birthday cakes stacked high on a rolling cart. Later that day when I downloaded the pictures to my laptop, I noticed the salutation on one of the cakes -- "Feliz cumpleaños Darwin." Darwin? You don't hear about man ... More >>

  • News

    December 28, 2000


    Designer Labels, Screwed for Life, Heavy on the Crab

  • Calendar

    February 8, 1996