Will anti-evolutionists be able to adapt and survive in a new textbook market?
Austin-based photographer/documentarian Otis Ike captured this slice of life before the Super Bowl in Dallas last year, and it's getting some hits over at Funny or Die. Like most things Ike documents, it's a fascinating anthropological study of what happens when sports fans collide with Bible thumpe ... More >>
The State Board of Education met yesterday to debate which supplemental materials the state should use to update its outdated science textbooks. To make things easier, before the meeting, the board's choices were narrowed down by allegedly reliable panels of stakeholders. But when it came t ... More >>
Bad Juju & Other Tales of Madness and Mayhem - book trailer from Bad Juju and Other Tales on Vimeo.I came across the above video this morning. I know well one of its makers (our pal Hal Samples), but not its neo-noir star: Jonathan Woods, a peddler of crime fiction loaded with "violence, sex, an ... More >>
Later this month, Bijoux chef Scott Gottlich will spend a couple nights digging into the past. The culinary archeologist has created what he calls the Classics Dinner, meaning escargot, oysters Rockefeller, stuffed lobster and beef Wellington and other fine dining favorites from days of yore.. The d ... More >>
"I realized I'd be pretty hungry. It would be difficult for a human to survive on a chimpanzee's diet." (Scientist Richard Wrangham, who explored the all-important question of whether or not he could live on the same diet as African chimps, as quoted by AP science writer Randolph Schmid.)
Because this would look amazing above your bed. Heritage Auction Galleries has come up with a pretty damned amazing way to lure folks to their June Signature Natural History Auction this Saturday: with a giveaway. And not just any giveaway -- hot damn, free meteors! Or, specifically, says Heritage's ... More >>
Saturday, January 13, at Rubber Gloves, Denton
Kal (Asphalt Tengo)
Children go in search of history
Woodrow Wilson High School
The Quest keeps the cash registers ringing
Texas' Kickapoo Indians once lived in squalor under a bridge and worked as migrant laborers. Now things are looking up, thanks to a new Native American tradition: casino gambling.
Many mistakes were made the day a 340-pound gorilla got loose at the Dallas Zoo. One keeper almost paid for them with her life. But should the deputy zoo director have paid for them with his career?
Trade in dinosaur bones pits entrepreneurs against scientists
Krippendorf's Tribe is a genuinely worthwhile waste of time
Holly Mullen explains how a massive paupers' graveyard barely survived greedy landowners and a stealth real-estate deal
Design District gallery showcases process that popularized art