We hadn't seen anything like it since a hurricane almost swept our car off the road in upstate New York a few years ago. Ah, so this is September on the Gulf Coast?
The popular belief was that Texas Children's Hospital was preparing itself for a monumental waste of money and effort. But in the back of my head I remembered what Wayne Gretzky had said, "skate to where the puck is going to be", and I was doing just that.
It may be safe to say -- whether you favor the site of Renzo Piano's new pavilion or not - that Louis Kahn's Kimbell Art Museum has never looked as good as it does today.
Eddy Arias didn't know he was undocumented when he came to the United States at the age of 14. That didn't stop immigration authorities from detaining Arias two years ago, during a routine traffic stop.
Acts like Slayer, Sarah Silverman and Snoop Dogg headlined the event geared towards a niche crowd that's generally passionate about independent music, cross-genre legendary talent and discovering acts before they potentially hit the mainstream circuit.
To tackle pollution, China to Drop Pursuit of "Growth at All Costs" reports David Stanway at World Environment News, steering local governments toward...
Where is it written that all students should read ONE book on a subject? What does it mean to "cover" material? What is behind the group-think that requires that all students in a state (or nation) read the same book on a subject?
Unlike Keystone XL -- which would carry diluted tar sands diluted bitumen ("dilbit") south to the Gulf Coast -- Kinder Morgan's Cochin pipeline would carry the gas condensate (diluent) used to dilute the bitumen north to the tar sands.
Fear of litigation is always a major concern when a state considers whether to pass a choice program, though typically the fear is that the lawsuit will come from within the state, not the federal government.
I need to sell my year in traveling carnivals to an agent or publisher, I could use these winter months to track down leads and write that book.
My buddy Tyrone was at the office trailer window last week at this time talking to a microphone and the owner, who was behind a bullet proof windo...
How Tornadoes ARE Influenced By Climate Change Tornadoes ARE influenced by climate change, despite a recent, misinformed New York Times Op-ed. Grante...
This week marks the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination, an event that scarred the American psyche and still fuels the most pervasive conspiracy ...
It is clear that requiring Algebra II for all Texas graduates is in the best interest of the youth of this state: for their future and that of Texas. TLEC calls on local PTAs to make their voices heard and demand that its statewide organization reverse its position supporting lower expectations.
Local flavor remains central to the enjoyment factor in Austin and for those who prefer to stay close to it, here are some of the best tucked-away and well-loved boutique options in town.
When an aviation geek says, "Let's go somewhere where we can watch airplanes take off all day", and the non aviation geek partner says, "Yeah, let's do that", the couple is probably headed to the Hangar Hotel at Gillespie County Airport in Fredricksburg, Texas.