If state Sen. Wendy Davis hadn't been a pretty, blond clearly feminine woman, would she have ever had the chance to stage a filibuster? Would Ann Richards have been governor if she didn't have a girl face? We kind of thought the days of a woman being judged by how she looks and whether or not she is ... More >>
Beer has nothing to prove to you. The sudsy stuff has been around nearly 10,000 years by some estimates, and has played a critical role in building civilizations and maintaining life itself, according to various historians and scientists. Still, like an honors student aiming for valedictorian and ... More >>
There's no gloves or batting helmets when Larry Joe Miggins and the rest of the Houston Babies regularly travel back in time to play the game by its 1860 rules.
The Humane Society and big agriculture slug it out over animal rights.
Enjoy the body beautiful
An open-admissions university has become a national powerhouse in the collegiate game.
Finding the coolest runnings at this year's Jamaica-themed Houston International Festival
Cyberonics has implanted its pacemaker in thousands of epileptics. It wants to expand to the depression market. Still needed: an accounting of those who died or were injured after receiving its implant.
Don't let the cuteness fool you: Aisha Tyler's act is for adults
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Stockard Channing and Julia Stiles face off in the nasty world of Business
Selling science to a new generation
Rice University's slow, systematic makeover of KTRU is just the latest example of a college determined to pattern itself after corporate America
Joe Coleman, tailor to Houston's zoot suit culture, knows one thing for certain: Sometimes, clothes do make the man.