There’s another kind of parkour, and this one isn’t the kind that goes viral on YouTube.
Rob Lynn leans against the painted white brick wall. His eyes are trained on Cameron Pratto, a muscular but not stout man with a cool but nondescript accent, who has tattoos up his whole right arm and a shaved head. Pratto walks between two three-and-a-half-foot wooden structures and gives instruc ... More >>
Alternative West Coast taxi companies Lyft and Uber have finally deployed in Houston with the reputation of establishing dozens of successful operations throughout the country -- and warding off ample legal protest from local cabbies. Houston City Council members will weigh criticism from traditio ... More >>
For the last 17 years, researchers at Texas A&M have been getting pregnant sheep drunk and dissecting their babies' brains. No, they're not doing it for fun, but to find "preventative and ameliorative strategies" for addressing fetal alcohol syndrome. The National Institutes of Health has dropped ... More >>
Phot by Nacogdoches County JailAmber Hope Osage: Once, twice, three times an abuser (allegedly). According to police in Nacogdoches, Amber Osage didn't like it when her fellow in-home caretaker and the quadriplegic man they were looking after woke her up. When they asked her to help move him ... More >>
Christopher Harding left the dentures out for this mugshot.A good set of fake chompers will set you back about a grand, so if you have your eye on a fly pair, be prepared to pay. It's all part of the code of conduct every denture-wearer should adhere to before adhering a set. For instance, d ... More >>
There were some great, brutally honest moments in last night's Glee, "Hairography," but it also felt like padding for the main event. We finally got to see the other two schools that the McKinley High glee club will compete against at sectionals, though they were first referenced weeks ago. Plus c ... More >>
Because Hair Balls has been busy shopping for a decent Halloween costume this week, we needed help in writing about this latest batch of lovelies available for adoption at the Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care. So we turned to members of our fantasy cricket league, which happens to include e ... More >>
Physically disabled young adults who weren't supposed to live this long find themselves hemmed in by an unprepared heath care system
This exhibit explores the horrors behind the mercy killings of the Holocaust
JAWS Unleashed is as sloppy as it is gory
Chuck Close takes apart people's faces and puts them back together again
Fed Up with Feds, Still Reeling, Diabolical Docs
When Eldo Bergman confronted his son's reading problems, he took the scientific approach. Now he is trying to convince schools to do the same.
A battle with the city's premier bank leaves a former VP with the means to do good
Disabled activists take businesses to task over accessibility