Trends

Social Media Finally Turns on Itself

The creators of the “Avoid Humans” app use social data in a decidedly anti-social way.

11/30/2014 By Chris Abshire

Citizen Canine

All Dogs Go to Heaven

Enter Houston’s Celestis Pets, the world’s first pet memorial spaceflight service.

11/30/2014 By Peter Holley

Houston Zoo

The Elephants Are Coming!

A baby elephant is on its way to Houston, but it’s taking its time to get here.

02/02/2014 By Peter Holley

Modern Etiquette

How to Use Your Cell Phone at the Table: A Guide

If you simply must pull your phone out at a meal, here's how to do it.

12/17/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Infinity and Beyond

The (Space)port of Houston?

Rocket City stakes a claim on the next generation of manned spaceflight.

12/01/2013 By Melissa Jacobs

Bayougraphy

The Place Where Cancer and Conception Meet

Gynecological oncologist Terri Pustilnik gives new meaning to having it all.

12/01/2013 By Peter Holley

Signs of our Times

Cruzin’ for a Bruisin’

Ordinary Houstonians selling their souls (okay, their Twitter feeds) for sponsorship

09/30/2013 By Katharine Shilcutt

Artist spotlight

Sketches: Ariane Roesch Builds a Computer You Can Hug

An artist explores the intimate role of technology in our lives.

09/12/2013 By Peter Holley

HIV/AIDS

Epidemic of Silence

Is the HIV/AIDS epidemic over, or have we just stopped paying attention?

06/01/2013 By Michael Hardy Photography by Alyssa Orr

Fashion and Tech

Get Dressed Without My Smartphone? As If!

A New App for the Ensembly-Challenged

03/27/2013 By Magda Rucinski