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The Stars at Night
Just a few miles down the road from the bright lights of Austin, Dripping Springs holds on to its natural nights. The community’s efforts to practice better night lighting ...
Austin Job Growth
Austin is no longer the top U.S. city for job growth, but the future still looks bright.  On Wednesday, Forbes released a new list of cities primed for substantial ...
Ranking It
Longhorns have a new reason to put their horns up this summer. According to a new study, the University of Texas at Austin is among the best universities in the ...
Presents Welcome
Choosing the right gift can be tricky — especially when the recipient is a girl. You want something appropriate for the occasion. It should be thoughtful but not sappy. Price is ...
New in Town
For the past few months, we've watched the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's You Are Here project turn data into beautiful visual representations. Picking favorite cities across the country ...
Where the STEM Jobs Are
Math and science nerds may not have been the most popular in high school, but their passions are paying off. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the ...
Austin's Next Tech Hub
On Tuesday, Austin Community College and Rackspace announced plans for a public-private partnership that could revitalize the dilapidated Highland Mall, turning it into a hub for education and jobs. The ...
Lone Star Wealth
The latest Forbes list of America's Richest Families has a Texas flavor. Twenty-one Lone Star families were named among the 185 wealthiest clans in the United States. The Dallas-Fort ...
Pet Map Quest
Most pet owners know the fear and frustration of losing a pet. Coming home to a gate left ajar or watching a pet scramble out an open door can set ...
Biggest Companies In Each State
It’s no surprise that Exxon Mobil is the leading corporation in Texas, General Motors in Michigan and Wal-Mart in Arkansas, but what about the other 47 states? A map ...
Texas Rules
It's been five years since the Great Recession officially ended, and Texas appears stronger than ever. According to a new analysis by Nerdwallet.com, eight of the top 10 ...
Tech Chicks Rule
New research shows Texas can add another feather to our tech cap: Dallas, Houston and Austin rank among the top cities for women in tech. To explore the state of ...
Making The Grade
According to a new survey, Texas is the best place in America for small businesses. Thumbtack.com and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation released the annual United States Small Business ...
Emoji Disaster
Emoticons are terrible. They're usually disingenuous, added to merely soften the blow of a passive aggressive message. Perhaps the most egregious use of an emoticon goes to Austin's ...
Beyond the Valleyspeak
When you’re, like, talking with other people, do you ever find yourself using a bunch of, um, filler words? I mean, like how “valley girls” talk in movies from ...
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