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06.08.15 Liam Mathews

Everything has been bigger in Texas since before Texas even existed. A report published in the journal PLOS One (the only peer-reviewed journal with a name like a graffiti writer) shares results of a study of shark vertebrae found in the Duck Creek Formation, a rocky area outside of Fort Worth. Husband-and-wife paleontology team Joseph […]

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01.15.15 Prachi Gupta

In addition to forking over $10 million to keep AI in good hands, human Hermes reincarnate Elon Musk has announced that he is working on building a Hyperloop test track. For the uninitiated, the Hyperloop is the Tesla Motors and SpaceX creator’s conceptual air capsule transportation system that could travel at up to 800 MPH. […]

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12.18.14 Prachi Gupta

Updated: This screening has been canceled. More to come… Please note: Our Late Shift screening of Team America: World Police has been canceled by Paramount Pictures. pic.twitter.com/TlPVzIeICW — Capitol Theatre (@CapitolW65th) December 18, 2014 Due to to circumstances beyond our control, the TEAM AMERICA 12/27 screening has been cancelled. We apologize & will provide refunds […]

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12.03.14 Rhett Jones

According to faculty at the University Of Texas, 100 brains stored in the its lab’s basement have gone missing. While one could be forgiven for thinking brains have been missing in Texas for quite sometime, these were very specific brains used for research purposes. The special collection of cerebral matter is believed to have even contained […]

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08.07.14 Bucky Turco

Jacob Lavoro is a 19-year-old who’s facing life in prison for allegedly trying to sell pot brownies. Because he added hash oil to the recipe and it’s Texas, prosecutors are trying to charge him with the total weight of all the ingredients used to make the tasty edibles even though the batch was tested, and […]

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05.20.14 Sophie Weiner

Nineteen-year-old Jacob Lavaro from Round Rock, Texas, is being charged with a first degree felony for selling hash brownies. If convicted, he faces five years to life in prison. In Texas, getting caught selling hash oil comes with a much harsher penalty than regular pot, and somehow, this allows officials to charge Lavaro for the […]

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07.05.13 Kyle Petreycik

Some Texans aren’t fans of a new Richard Phillips and Playboy’s installation. The iconic forty-foot Playboy bunny logo that’s accompanied by an all black 1972 Dodge Charger that sits atop a small concrete structure was installed without any of the proper permits. The necessary permits for such an artwork technically fall into the realm of the type required for an […]

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02.05.13 Samer Kalaf

Last December, a 16-year old from Texas suffered multiple strokes, hallucinations, migraines and almost death. And the blame for all of these medical conditions? “Potpourri,” that shitty herbal blend that stupid kids are smoking and the media loves to describe as “synthetic marijuana.” The “potpourri” from a gas station almost cost Emily Bauer her life […]

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04.21.11 Bucky Turco

There’s wildfires spreading through Texas right now and Governor Rick Perry has a plan to stop the blaze: group prayer. He even issued an official proclamation: “[I]t seems right and fitting that the people of Texas should join together in prayer to humbly seek an end to this devastating drought and these dangerous wildfires.” For […]

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06.02.10 Bucky Turco

A woman in Galveston, Texas was walking along the beach when she came across a black bag with 16 bricks of cocaine in it weighing 37 lbs and alerted police, who of course seized it and kept it for themselves. […]

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