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International Owls
A Texas university has been deemed one of the top 100 international institutions in the Times Higher Education World University rankings — but it's not UT. Rice University made its ...
Can't Stop Won't Stop
We all know Austin is growing (despite the fact that we're just so unhappy), but just how many people are projected to move here? Using historical trends and census ...
Science Smart
Belize's Great Blue Hole, a large submarine sinkhole touted as one of the world's best snorkeling and scuba diving locations by the late undersea explorer Jacques Cousteau, may ...
Tech Talk
The greater Austin area, including Round Rock, is the No. 2 overall metro area in America for professionals in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), according to a study from ...
Transportation Talk
KVUE — Most Austinites heard talk about the potential for a subway during the city's 2015 economic forecast hosted by Angelos Angelou, a renowned economist. CultureMap's reporting partners at ...
Hometown Glory
We are totally biased here, but Texas is a pretty great place to live, at least as far as jobs and housing are concerned. And the latest from NerdWallet confirms ...
Lone Star Pride
This past week Southern Living came out with its 2015 list of 50 people changing the South, and Texas is well-represented. These folks — from writers to chefs to anthropologists to ...
Let's Courtem
Smartphones have made dating as simple as a swipe, but four Dallas brothers hope to bring some chivalry to dating apps with Courtem. Created by Peter, Alex, Adie and Andrew ...
Smarty Pants
For the past four years, Forbes has been honoring  young movers and shakers across the world with its prestigious 30 Under 30 list. The magazine selects 30 outstanding leaders in ...
Firearms Unlimited
Bad boy Jesse James' firearms line is now available online. The Jesse James Firearms Unlimited website, which launched this week, allows customers to purchase customized AR-15 rifles and pistols.  "We ...
Merry Christmas to All
In the age of the Internet, every bit of information we could possibly need is right at our fingertips — including Santa's Christmas Eve route. Though we're not quite ...
Media Moves
For political junkies, this news is like Hanukkah and Christmas and your birthday all rolled into one ordinary Thursday. Thursday morning, The Texas Tribune announced it has a new reporting ...
Telling Tales
StoryCorps, the oral history project that travels around the country cataloging Americans' true stories, is returning to Austin in January. Launched in 2003, the nonprofit is dedicated to recording and ...
Search City
Perhaps the most voyeuristic year-end list is Google's annual "Year in Search," which gives us an inside look at what our fellow city-dwellers are looking for on the world ...
No Cancellations
West Texas is getting a new airport, but don't expect to grab a layover there: This one has a "no humans" policy. The U.S. Army's Fort Bliss ...
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