Friday, July 20, 2018

Mexican Designer Comes Up With Grappling Hooks to Overcome Trump's Border Wall Prototypes

Posted By on Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 3:42 PM

The Trump-in-diapers balloon recently hovering over London may be just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to artists trolling the shit out of our commander in chief. Mexican artist and designer Ramón Jiménez Cárdenas has developed a series of grappling hooks, each specially designed to snag atop...

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Million Summer Meals Program Provides San Antonio Kids with Healthy Food

Posted By on Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 3:13 PM

With more than 200,000 children across Bexar County at risk of going hungry, the San Antonio Food Bank is helping kids who depend on school lunches by giving 25,000 free meals a week throughout the summer. The Food Bank provides the meals at 178 locations across Bexar and surrounding counties, including...

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San Antonio Couple Delivers Baby in Chick-fil-A Restroom

Posted By on Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 1:59 PM

A San Antonio couple and their newborn daughter are now internet famous after the woman gave birth in a Chick-fil-A restroom. Falon Griffin started having contractions late Tuesday night when she and husband Robert called a friend to meet them at a Chick-fil-A off of Highway 281 and Evans to pick up their...

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Enchanted Rock Park Rangers Warn Visitors of Insane Surface Temperatures

Posted By on Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 1:06 PM

If you're planning to enjoy the great outdoors that Texas has to offer, you might want to reconsider. On Thursday, park rangers at Enchanted Rock tweeted that surface temperatures at the state park were reading at 133 degrees. Weather reports from local news stations said Friday that this weekend will...

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You're Not Alone, San Antonio: Only Two Cities Bid on the Republican National Convention. Charlotte Selected

Posted By on Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 1:03 PM

Turns out San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg isn't the only big city mayor with jittery knees over hosting the Donald J. Trump Flying Circus. The Republican National Committee has picked Charlotte, N.C., as the host for its sure-to-be-colorful 2020 national convention. But media reports suggest it could have made its final...

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Trump Orders New Air Force One Planes to Be Built in San Antonio

Posted By on Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 12:05 PM

When he’s not consorting with Vladimir Putin or making payments to Playboy Bunnys, President Donald Trump is taking interviews. On Tuesday, the president boasted to CBS his plans for the new set of presidential Air Force One planes, which haven’t seen change in more than 30 years. In a...

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WHO Classified Gaming Disorder for First Time, But Experts Say to Beware of Misdiagnosing Gamers

Posted By on Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 11:58 AM

Waking up groggy on Monday morning after a late night of video gaming doesn't make you an addict. Or does it? The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released the latest update of its International Classification of Diseases, for the first time identifying gaming disorder as an addictive behavior disorder. It's...

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Saturday's Training Seminar is a Major Leap Forward for Syringe Exchange Advocates in Bexar County

Posted By on Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 11:35 AM

A new training program on Saturday, July 21, will help groups engaged in the decade-long struggle to introduce needle exchanges to Bexar County begin hitting the streets to help addicts. From 9 a.m. to noon at the Sinkin Eco Centro Building, trainers from the Texas Overdose Naloxone Initiative (TONI) will...

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

Tortilla Chips Spontaneously Combust, Causing Two Southeast Austin Fires

Posted By on Thu, Jul 19, 2018 at 5:24 PM

“Spontaneously combusting” tortilla chips caused two fires in a Southeast Austin factory last week, breaking the hearts of nacho-loving firefighters responding to the scene. The Austin Fire Department shared on Wednesday that the fires occured on the evenings of July 12 and 15 at a tortilla chip factory at...

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Some in LGBT Community Question Stonewall Dem’s Endorsement of Pete Gallego in Special Election

Posted By on Thu, Jul 19, 2018 at 2:58 PM

This story was originally published by our sister publication Out In SA. Some in the LGBT community are using social media to question the Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio’s recent endorsement of former U.S. Rep. Pete Gallego in the Special Election to replace state Senator Carlos Uresti, citing Gallego’s...

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