Elon Musk lauds Texas as Hyperloop Test Track Site Elon Musk lauded Texas as the site of his future plans for a Hyperloop Track. It is yet to be seen how this fantasy gets translated into reality. And Elon Musk is also planning to hold an annual student Hyperloop Pod Racer Competition.
Jan 16 2015, 3:51am CST
Adrian Peterson Enters No Contest Plea to Avoid Jail Time Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge or reckless assault on Nov. 4 to avoid jail time. A Texas court fined Peterson $4,000 and ordered him to render 80 hours of community service.
Nov 4 2014, 5:32pm CST
Derek Jeter Honored by George W. Bush Retiring New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was honored by former president George W. Bush before the Yankees' game against the host Texas Rangers on July 30. Bush gave Jeter a framed autographed photo of the two of them from the 2001 World Series.
Jul 31 2014, 1:11am CDT
Sriracha Plant to Relocate Soon The bidding for the Sriracha plant is on. It is to relocate soon to another venue which just might be Texas.
May 13 2014, 6:37am CDT
Tesla Company Stores are Now Welcome in Some States? Just two weeks after Chris Christie and New Jersey made Tesla’s company-owned stores illegal there, at least four states — including the brash governor’s –are working on possible bills that could benefit the...
Mar 26 2014, 8:12am CDT
What Texas Must Overcome To Land Tesla's Gigafactory The eyes of Tesla Motors are on Texas as a location for its gigafactory. And the state is placing the highest possible priority on landing the $5 billion investment, with Gov. Rick Perry personally leading the...
Mar 3 2014, 3:51pm CST
Tesla $5B Gigafactory Bombshell: 500,000 Cars By 2020 As anticipated earlier, Tesla took the wraps off its proposed battery Gigafactory today while also announcing plans to raise up to $1.6 billion in convertible-debt financing. The reason the company needs so much money...
Feb 26 2014, 5:06pm CST
Suzanne Basso Texas Execution is Over The execution in Texas of Suzanne Basso is over and done with. Despite her lawyer’s plea that she was suffering from delusions, the heinous nature of her crime caused the judge to award the death sentence in her case. Basso brutally tortured and murdered a feebleminded man in 1999.
Feb 6 2014, 2:11am CST
U.S. Cattle Herd at an All-Time Low The U.S. cattle herd is at an all-time low. In fact, it is the lowest it has ever been in over 63 years. This has sent the prices of beef soaring. Droughts in Texas have been identified as the major culprit.
Feb 1 2014, 7:37am CST
Texas Pregnant Woman Marlise Munoz Removed from Life Support Marlise Munoz, a pregnant woman on life support had her ventilator and feeding mechanisms removed on a Texas judge’s order. She had been brain-dead and the fetus which had been developing inside her for the past 22 weeks was for all purposes abnormal.
Jan 25 2014, 12:43am CST
Experts say that Target Hackers will be tough to find Target hackers remain hidden behind shadowy, multi-layered black market, experts say NEW YORK (AP) — It doesn't surprise experts that some debit and credit card numbers stolen from Target's computer systems may have...
Jan 22 2014, 2:51am CST
H1N1 Flu Goes Viral in US The notorious swine flu or HINI flu has become widespread in at least 25 states of the USA. And Texas has been hit the hardest. The H1N1 flu has claimed over two dozen lives in Texas.
Jan 5 2014, 12:23am CST
Flu Widespread in 25 States of the USA The notorious swine flu has become widespread in at least 25 states of the USA. And Texas has been hit the hardest. The H1N1 flu has claimed over two dozen lives in Texas.
Jan 4 2014, 3:10am CST
The Broken Windshield Fallacy In the Texas section of today’s New York Times (p. 33A) under a four column picture of a fellow installing a new windshield is the headline “Big Rocks, Torn-Up Roads, Fragile Glass.” A sub-headline reads “An Oil Boom...
Dec 22 2013, 11:21am CST
College Football Bowl Games: Complete Schedule The college football bowl season kicks off on Saturday with a slate of four games. It begins a wild stretch of 35 games over 17 days that culminates with the BCS National Championship game on Jan. 6 between Florida...
Dec 21 2013, 7:06am CST
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