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  • Blogs

    November 26, 2014

    Rep. Steve Stockman Gets His Own Climate Change Denial "Theory"

    Retiring Texas Congressman Steve Stockman is on his way out, but it looks like he's making one last swat at cementing a little Congressional recognition for himself with a climate denial bill. Stockman, a Republican, has been a fairly ardent denier of all things climate change for a while now. Just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2013

    Houston Lightning Strike Detector Gets Overhaul

    It's summertime in Houston and with very few exceptions, this is the time of year for nearly everyday thunderstorms. Some are very small and isolated while other times, whole lines of storms rumble through the area. When they are larger, they can produce incredible thunder. I've had thunder roll me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    Zack Kopplin Appears on Maher, Informs WSJ Editor that, No, He Doesn't Research Snail Mating

    For those who've forgotten, our recent profile subject Zack Kopplin, the 19-year-old pro-science/anti-creationism advocate we're fortunate enough to have living in Texas, was once a meek-mannered boy who could barely stand eye contact and direct speech. His path from his shell has continued, and las ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Rice Says They Can Painlessly Double Your Phone's Capacity

    RiceRice's Melissa Duarte with test model of the magical device.​If there is one problem in this world that needs to be fixed right now, it is the crisis of how freaking long it takes to get video on your phone. (Note: Your "top problem" may vary according to Third World-ishness.) Fret no m ... More >>

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    Family Ties

    Ex-members of a cult that once advocated sex between adults and children want the group's leaders exposed and punished

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000
  • News

    January 14, 1999

    Down For The Count

    A test census survey stirs up questions on privacy

  • News

    July 21, 1994

    The Watchman of the Electronic Frontier

    As the cyber-future creeps toward Houston, one group stands guard: EFH