Friday, November 29, 2013

Bonehead Quote of the Week: Cynthia Dunbar on Texas Science Textbooks

Posted By on Fri, Nov 29, 2013 at 4:09 PM

In a victory for science, the Texas State Board of Education approved factually accurate science textbooks for the state's public schools last week and fended off attempts by evolution deniers to dilute the text, giving pro-science advocates a rare chance to celebrate. But the books' passage didn't please everyone, including...

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Thursday, November 28, 2013

Food Coma Links: Thanksgiving Flash Mob, 50 Free Apps We're Thankful For, Three unpublished J.D. Salinger stories leak online, SeaWorld Float Sparks Macy's Day Parade Protests, Listen to an...

...unreleased Velvet Underground song, ‘I’m Not A Young Man Anymore’ + More

Posted By on Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 2:51 PM

1. VIDEO: This Family's Thanksgiving Flash Mob Just Put Us In The BEST Mood "The Hill family is doing Thanksgiving the right way." (Huffington Post) 2. The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For "It's the time of year where we all give thanks, and among many other things, we...

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Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Lunchtime Links: Mexican teenage assassin to soon live freely in San Antonio, Corgi Twerks to "Bubble Butt," Watch the Pilot for Dan Harmon's New Adult Swim Show, 4 'Magic' Phrases to Use if Cops Stop You with Pot + More

Posted By on Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 12:02 PM

1. Mexican teenage assassin to soon live freely in San Antonio "Now 17, Edgar Jimenez Lugo, a drug cartel killer known as 'El Ponchis,' is released from Mexican detention after serving three years. A U.S. citizen, he will soon be living in San Antonio." (LA Times) 2. VIDEO:...

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Snacktime Links: You Can Now Visit Middle Earth on Google Maps, ‘Wrecking Ball’ on Chatroulette is a Thing of Beauty, Inside the World of Competitive Laughing, 12-Year-Old Mexican Girl Is Touted as 'Next Steve Jobs' + More

Posted By on Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 2:43 PM

1. Twenty Huge Trends That Will Dominate America's Future "The 2013 list includes two new geographic centers of the American economy, evolving patterns of relationships, robots, and the changing energy landscape." (Business Insider) 2. NBA Usher vs. Little Kid: 'Dance Cam' Battle for the Ages "What we have...

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Monday, November 25, 2013

Lunchtime Links: Seth Rogen and James Franco Spoof Kanye West’s 'Bound 2' Video, TX Government Employee Salaries, Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women,...

...Father John Misty's Soundtrack for 'The History of Caves' + More

Posted By on Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 2:27 PM

via un.org / click to enlarge 1. VIDEO: Seth Rogen and James Franco spoof Kanye West’s “Bound 2? video "Kanye West’s recent video for “Bound 2? – you know, the one where he and a naked Kim Kardashian cruise around on a motorcycle — has gotten a rework courtesy...

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SAPD Officer Accused of Rape While On Duty Highlights Troubling Dept. Trend

Posted By on Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 1:06 PM

courtesy SAPD Officer Jackie Len Neal was arrested and charged with felony sexual assault on Saturday morning for allegedly raping a 19-year-old woman who he had pulled over on Friday night. The 40-year-old officer told the woman that her car had been reported stolen and then proceeded to...

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Saturday, November 23, 2013

In Lt Gov Bid, Van de Putte Emphasizes Women's Rights and Working-Class Families

Posted By on Sat, Nov 23, 2013 at 7:46 PM

“Texas deserves better. And that, my friends, is why mama ain’t happy,” said state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio) as she launched her official bid to run for Texas Lieutenant Governor. “Texas can do better than this.” Texas Sen. Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio) formally announces...

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Friday, November 22, 2013

Spurs City Episode 4: House Party

Posted By on Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 5:19 PM

San Antonio Spurs (104) v. Boston Celtics (93) For Wednesday's game we checked out a local house party. After all, the best place to watch the Spurs is at home on the couch with all the beers and snacks you can get your hands on, amirite? We made...

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Lunchtime Links: No Bake Pumpkin Crème Brulee Recipe, Texas Board of Education postpones approving biology textbooks (because evolution), Are Gluten and Carbs Wrecking Our Brains and Our Health?, 'Girls' Season 3 Trailer + More

Posted By on Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 2:38 PM

1. Don’t Dress Your Age: Six Women Say No to Drab "A new TV documentary on Britain’s BBC4 has been tickling people’s fancies across the pond and stateside. “Fabulous Fashionistas” features six women of advanced years who share a love for style and a “screw that” attitude to...

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Bonehead Quote of the Week: Young Conservatives of Texas on 'Catch An Illegal Immigrant Game'

Posted By on Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 11:24 AM

In an uproar that attracted national attention, the Young Conservatives of Texas chapter at The University of Texas at Austin, planned to host a ‘Catch An Illegal Immigrant’ game earlier this week, offering up a $25 gift card to any student who catches an “undocumented” immigrant, the Texas Tribune reported....

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