• Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    A Survivor's Guide To Death By Vomit

    ​Your humble narrator went to our day job on Saturday like we always do. We stopped at Sonic on the way and got a bacon sandwich like we always do. Then we spent the rest of the weekend praying to every Non-Jewish, Non Muslim God we could think of to please not make us throw up the delicious b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2009

    Did Video Games Really Kill Generator-Using Ike Victims?

    For a few hours yesterday, the lead story at gravely warned Houstonians on the dangers of mixing generators and video games. Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston evidently found that this happened often in the blacked-out weeks in the wake of Hurricane Ik ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 14, 2000

    Please Pass the Carcinogens

    Some advice for those who fret about naturally occurring toxins in holiday meals: Stuff it

  • News

    April 23, 1998

    A Bitter Pill

    A Houston inventor says alcohol-free medicines aren't alcohol-free at all, and could harm you

  • News

    May 29, 1997
  • News

    April 24, 1997

    "A Flaky Deal"

    To snare a federal grant, the city of Houston overstated the extent of lead poisoning among children in poor neighborhoods. But now that it's got the money, the city can't figure out how to help those who need it most

  • News

    December 14, 1995

    Getting the Lead Out

    A Mexican folk remedy stymies attempts to cleanse Houston of a heavy metal

  • News

    December 9, 1993

    Hightower Corner

    The Chemical/Cancer Connection