The Dallas Zoo released video footage of its 2-month-old cheetah cubs, named Winspear and Kamau. Notwithstanding the fact that one of them is the namesake of a border casino, this is a big deal. Cheetahs are notoriously difficult to breed in captivity. They often suffer health problems, and their cu ... More >>
So Kevin Dixon, principal of West Middle School in DeSoto ISD, is apologizing for emailing "a video of dancing chimpanzees to his staff last week that a school board trustee found racist," the Morning News' Matthew Haag writes in today's Metro section. For some reason, the News didn't see fit to emb ... More >>
In July we told you about Dr. David Shorrman, author of The Exchange of Truth: Liberating the World From the Lie of Evolution and a member of the state biology panel making recommendations to the Texas Board of Education. Turns out, Shorrman (pictured to the right) was riding in the vanguard ... More >>
It's actually Michael Seman's job to figure out how indie rock and economic development are intertwined.Try this out. Let's say we project the future of indie rock out into the future as a straight line disappearing way off over the horizon of time. Everything that's ever going to happen in indie ... More >>
IFRAMES not supportedThe U.S. Census Bureau sent to the state Legislature today the map you see above, along with details about the latest population count intended to assist with redistricting -- including numbers related to racial make-up and voting age.Per the latest tally, since the 2000 Census ... More >>
American Human Development Project of the Social Science Research CouncilClick to embiggenJust spent the better part of the morning browsing the The Measure of America 2010-2011: Mapping Risks and Resilience, a report released this morning by the Brooklyn-based nonprofit Social Science Research C ... More >>
Click to expand the population change map posted by the U.S. Census Bureau today.The CNN headline, just posted, says it all: "Census Bureau: Dallas posts biggest population gain." That's based on July 1, 2009, population estimates released today, which say that Dallas and Houston gained about 140 ... More >>
Sam MertenAs mentioned earlier, Governor Rick Perry gave us the Heisman when we tried to get a response to his boasts this afternoon about balancing the state's budget and tucking away $9 billion for a "rainy day," conveniently leaving out that nearly all of that $9 billion and the dough used ... More >>
The Meadows honors the ancient peoples
People stand in line to see the boy king
Big, big science news this morning: Neanderthals weren't as dumb as they looked. It's in all the U.K. papers today, as one member of the team that made the discovery that stupidity was not the Neanderthals' cause of extinction hails from the University of Exeter; the discovery also turns up in the J ... More >>
The wealthy are just another savage tribe in Fierce People
Fair Park is full of Ancient Treasures
Professor scoffs at Lost Tomb of Jesus documentary
Genderqueer: Straight or gay, these kids refuse to play dress-up by the rules
At Uptown Players, Elton John's Aida does the crocodile rock on the Nile
The Venice Biennale offers a slice of art life in the age of globalization
Pillsbury's treasure hunt
The Ballpark's new recruits are really young
Letting the Yanomamö speak for themselves
Thanks to TV, crime scene investigating is the new hot profession, but Max Courtney knows it's more science than art
African American Museum
An ancient Indian skeleton has local officials trying to pass the buck
Come see the "Pharaoh at the Bat"
Some of the world's greatest discoveries are complete accidents
As Jane Goodall will remind you, chimps don't make good pets
Charting the not-so-grand endeavors of Frank Reaugh and Edward Sheriff Curtis
Paging Mr. Gerry Mander:
Vendyl Jones says he's a crusading archaeologist searching for long-lost biblical treasures. His critics sya he's more worried about self-promotion than science.
From beerhalls to boardrooms, personality tests claim to be a window into the soul. Are they a valid tool, or just psychological window dressing?
From his seat on Oprah, Dallas' Dr. Phil McGraw reigns as the king of quick fixes for troubled relationships. But what about his own?
Digging up the facts behind Egyptian excavations
A would-be Indiana Jones reopens the debate over who got to America first
An unsolved string of cat mutilations in North Dallas leaves police and residents wondering who could do such a thing
A Dallas archaeology buff is forced to the sidelines as the city's past makes way for the new arena
Creation scientist Dr. Carl Baugh claims he's found evidence that will explode the 'myth' of evolution. But the biggest myth is Baugh himself.
Columbus Realty races to move paupers graves
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX
Investigator in Ashley Estell case says Plano cops drove him out of department
Ray Audette hunts with a hawk and eats like a caveman. He says his meaty diet stopped his hair from falling out, cured his diabetes--and will make you healthy too
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX