Everyone in Houston knows those kids at Rice are a smart lot. Sure, Valhalla might have a weird dress code issue, but otherwise, it's a nice place with a lot of generally intelligent people. So, it should come as no surprise that Rice University made Lumosity's list of the smartest colleges in Ameri ... More >>
The Supreme Court is all finished with the rulings for this session, but the high court is already looking ahead to the next session, and they're about to take a look at air, as in air pollution. In July 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency finalized the Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, requir ... More >>
While President Obama was making a big speech on climate change on Tuesday afternoon at Georgetown University, somewhere in Washington D.C. a lobbyist group was talking with members of Congress, congressional aides and anyone else who would give a listen about the tax the group is lobbying for, a p ... More >>
President Obama made a big speech on climate change on Tuesday afternoon at Georgetown University. He's going to direct the Environmental Protection Agency to draft rules on carbon emissions from power plants, a new round of fuel efficiency requirements for vehicles and a whole bunch of other stuff, ... More >>
Planned Parenthood's quarterly "Cocktails For A Cause" get-together last Tuesday had some extra star power -- Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown University law student famously called a slut by Rush Limbaugh for daring to speak her mind. What the event didn't have was a venue, after the bar that had agree ... More >>
The feminist artwork on view at the CAMH isn't as dated as it should be.
A year ago today, Mary-Lu Zahalan-Kennedy of Ontario became the first person in the world to earn a master's degree in The Beatles. I'm not quite sure what she's doing now, but I do know she could probably kick anyone's ass in Beatles trivia. This little anniversary of her graduation got me think ... More >>
For lots more posters from Hofheinz, see below and our slideshow. Essentially, universities in Houston don't have rock concerts anymore. In fact, pretty much all across America, institutions of higher learning are focusing less on bringing in live entertainment for students and more on bui ... More >>
Thanks to lax enforcement by TCEQ, plants along the Houston Ship Channel launch tons of toxic gases into our air, and face little penalty even when they exceed pollution limits over and over again.
A Houston teenager learns how convictions can lead to convictions
Steven Hotze uses a warm, easygoing manner to peddle natural hormones to women, at thousands of dollars a pop. So who cares about credentials or documented results?
A dirty journo gets busted in Shattered Glass