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9.20.19

Imelda Blanketed the Houston Area In Almost 1 Million Lightning Bolts

The tropical depression has caused heavy rainfall and fatal flooding, and an astounding number of lightning events.

8.14.19

Teen Who Snapchatted 'Time to Blow Up the Plane' Before Flying to Guatemala Just Got Arrested

His chats were complete with bomb emojis and smiley faces.

2.12.19

This Stoner Broke into a Vacant House to Get High and Ran into a Giant Tiger

But the cops just thought they were hallucinating.

1.28.19

The Next Financial Crisis Could Be Caused by Climate Change

After wildfires bankrupted a major utility, there's concerns that more severe natural disasters will lead to economic devastation.

1.22.19

This Conservative Talk Show Host Still Does the Radio Version of Blackface

'Walton and Johnson,' which has been on the air in the South for over 35 years, features stereotypical gay and black characters voiced by one of the white hosts.

9.5.18

How to Find the Best Free Things to Do in US Cities

From live shows to group hikes, most cities have tons of free activities you can enjoy on your own or with a friend. The trick to finding these freebies is knowing where to look.

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8.3.18

All the Crazy Things I Saw in Prison During Hurricane Harvey

We were stuck in a ghost town, and ours were the only lives left.

3.29.18

Houston Got a Big Metal Bean and Now Chicago Is Furious

"It's a leftover bean, a second-rate bean that's been lying around in storage for the better part of 20 years because nobody else wanted it."

3.21.18

Whoever Disguised This Gambling Den as a Zumba Studio Should've Tried Harder

Slapping "ZUM BA DANC" in hot pink letters on a strip mall door wasn't enough to keep the cops from raiding the place.

3.16.18

Houston's Rob Gray Went Bonkers Against San Diego State, Dropping 39 Points

OK, fine he had zero assists. But that was an unreal game—NBA scouts clearly perked up.

2.22.18

The 'Black Panther' Soundtrack Got 'Chopped Not Slopped' and It Slaps

The Kendrick Lamar and TDE curated ‘Black Panther’ soundtrack sounds even better slowed down.

11.16.17

A Sheriff Went After These Texans for Their 'FUCK TRUMP' Sticker

The sheriff threatened to charge them with disorderly conduct, leading the ACLU to teach him a lesson in "Constitutional law 101."

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