Where have you been all my life?
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 >>
Texas claims three of the top spots.
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.
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 >>
A new doc explores the Texas Board of Education's fight against science, history.
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 >>
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 >>
Origin of a play
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 >>
Designer Labels, Screwed for Life, Heavy on the Crab