In this week's feature, we tell the story of Tim Samaras, one of the most respected tornado scientists in the country. On May 31, he, his son Paul and chase partner Carl Young navigated back roads southwest of El Reno, Oklahoma, beneath dark, circulating clouds. Just after 6 that evening, as they tr ... More >>
He had an uncanny knack for finding tornadoes. Then one found him.
Anyone who has ever watched college sports has seen more than their fair share of those NCAA commercials emphasizing the 'student-athletes who are going pro in something other than sports.' After all, they're shown during every single commercial break. So, I decided to look into some of the NCAA's ... More >>
Its been almost four years since the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, in hopes of making a bit more scratch, rolled out a line of customizable license plates. Drivers can now select from a large buffet of completely legal plate designs celebrating Dr Pepper, Jesus, the late Dale Earnhardt and res ... More >>
For much of the last decade, Roy Williams was the hard-hitting enforcer of the Cowboys secondary, pulverizing any player who dared to bring the ball in his general vicinity. His reputation has since been tarnished by the poor pass coverage and general descent into mediocrity that led the Cowboys to ... More >>
Scott Gottlich, chef and co-owner of Bijoux and The Second Floor.From a bachelor's degree in history at the University of Oklahoma to restaurant owner and chef, Scott Gottlich's career progression may seem odd. But that's the path -- with a few important stops in between -- that led the Dalla ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsInventor Harvey Lacey in front of a mud-covered house built with his Ubuntu Blox, bales of compacted plastic bags and Styrofoam..Today marks the middle of SMU's Engineering & Humanity Week, where, as Robert already told you, students are field-testing some the latest ... More >>
Blake Ward got his start spinning in Oklahoma while attending Oklahoma University. But he made the trip down to Dallas to play gigs so frequently, that, before long, he started being recognized as both an Oklahoma and a Dallas DJ. Really: Ward even played this past year's State Fair of Texas, for ... More >>
PGA.comAnthony KimIn May 2008, Oak Lawn Avenue-based Hambric Sports Management filed a breach of contract suit against pro golfer Anthony Kim, the University of Oklahoma star and Dallas resident who ditched Roscoe "Rocky" Hambric's firm that very month for massive New York-based IMG. In December, ... More >>
The Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth officially announced this morning that it has appointed Eric McCauley Lee as its new director. Lee's moving to Fort Worth from Cincinnati, where he's been director of the Taft Museum of Art for only two years. Notes the Kimbell's release, which follows in full af ... More >>
Lufkin High School's Jamarkus McFarland, a highly coveted defensive tackle, committed to the University of Oklahoma yesterday; Merry Christmas, Sooner Nation. And it's a double kick to the Longhorns' pants: The University of Texas had hoped to land the 6-foot-3, 280-pounder, but instead a post-Texas ... More >>
Two decades later, the Dallas Video Fest is better than ever
Emily Dowdy gets off the Oklahoma railroad
You've got to have balls to sell BioPerformance's hot product--mothballs
Emily Dowdy's case hangs on a judge's opinion of her own performance on the bench
North Texas is a fertile hunting ground for OU recruiters
Plus: Another Bite
Shades of Gray puts fresh, new comedy into the Pocket; theaters help stranded PRT patrons
Pre-music awards "awards"; praise for a Dallas photographer; and Band to Watch
How far can a video-game champ go? Ask Matt Leto.
For Dallas, for the city council, for now, this was good
Earth Day needs schooling
When these soldiers became writers, the pen turned into a very mighty weapon
Two Dallas suburbanites put art and science to work unraveling the mysteries of the dead
In the struggle for a shrinking pot of money from asbestos litigation, the sickest victims are getting nickels and dimes while lawyers get their millions
Six years after coaching a wretched Mavs team, Gar Heard finally gets back in the game
Texas health officials say that mandatory childhood vaccinations against hepatitis B will prevent the spread of life-threatening illness. But which is riskier--the disease or the vaccine?
Steve Miller learned everything he knows about music while living in Dallas--but has he forgotten it all?
What a surprise--the owner of the Dallas Cowboys is nuts
The difference between the Stones' two area appearances was more setting than set list
When things go bad for the Cowboys, they go Barry bad
In the competitive world of pigeon racers, it takes one fast bird to deliver the coo de grace
Drive-In Movie Critic of Grapevine, TX