World Health Organization

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Poor Bentley the Dog Needs You to Buy 67 Items From His Amazon Wish List

    The last few days have been filled with dark news: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed on Sunday that Nina Pham is Dallas' second Ebola patient, having been one of the nurses to Thomas Eric Duncan. And the World Health Organization announced Tuesday that the fatality rate for Eb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2014

    A Non-Texan's Guide to Pete Sessions and Jeb Hensarling, Potential House Majority Leaders

    House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor went down to ignominious defeat in his Republican primary in Virginia last night, becoming the first sitting majority leader to lose a party primary in the position's history. In the upset's aftermath, two North Texas representatives -- Pete Sessi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2014

    Thanks to Food Babe, Subway Will Remove the Yoga Mat Chemical from its Fresh Baked Bread

    Vani Hari, commonly knows as Food Babe on the Internet, is getting things done. Subway recently announced that it's removing the azodicarbonamide from the bread it uses to make its sandwiches, and the 65,000 digital signatures (and counting) on Hari's Internet petition likely had a lot to do with th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    After Chest-Thumping Over International Election Observers, Greg Abbott Admits Texas Sovereignty In No Danger

    In an exercise in states' rights fetishization, the Texas Legislature tasked Attorney General Greg Abbott with figuring out whether international organizations are usurping Lone Star sovereignty. If you'll recall, there was an ugly scene leading up to the 2012 presidential election, wherein Abbott, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    A Romney-Ryan Win Would Mean a Ban on Abortions, But Bans Don't Stop Abortions

    Lead editorial in The New York Times this morning -- "If Roe v Wade Goes" -- got me thinking: let's say the Romney/Ryan ticket wins. How long will it take for Texas to make abortion illegal? Romney used to support Roe v. Wade, but now he joins Ryan in proposing that abortion be made a crime except ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    On Meatless Monday, Embracing the Onion at Pizza Lounge

    Onion haters.  You probably know at least one, or maybe you are one. Onion-phobia seems to be one of the most common food aversions out there. I often overhear the request "no onions" when I'm dining out -- they get excluded from burgers, segregated from sandwiches, and picked of ... More >>

  • Film

    March 8, 2007

    Threat Level: Killer Tadpole

    Korean box-office monster emerges to Host slime-ball fun fest

  • Film

    April 7, 2005

    Fortunate Son

    Sahara has no reason to exist, until you see who made it

  • Film

    July 22, 2004

    The Company Line

    A film denouncing corporate ruthlessness could use some downsizing

  • News

    December 5, 2002

    Green Giant

    Nobel laureate Norman Borlaug is credited with saving the lives of 1 billion people. So why is a small cadre of activists bent on tarnishing his legacy?

  • News

    April 25, 2002

    Where There's Smoke

    Dallas considers strengthening the smoking ordinance...again

  • Dining

    May 10, 2001


    Rising restaurant noise levels may cause hearing loss. Or maybe not.

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    From Russia, with bugs

    Scientists from the former Soviet Union's top-secret biological weapons lab join with Dallas researchers to fight a common enemy: the deadly Ebola virus

  • Film

    March 16, 2000

    Naked eye

    Turn on and tune in to the Dallas Video Festival

  • News

    June 3, 1999

    Unacceptable Risk

    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?

  • Dining

    November 19, 1998