houston

Tech news

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.
Maddie Bender
2 days ago
terrorism

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.
Kelly Vinett
8.14.19
dress code

This high school banned parents — yes, parents — from wearing leggings

Parents are calling the school's crackdown racist and elitist.
Emma Ockerman
4.24.19
New music

Megan Thee Stallion's New Song Is Extremely Horny

"Sex Talk" is the Houston-bred rapper's new single ahead of her upcoming project 'Fever.' Yes, it's just as good as you're expecting.
Kristin Corry
3.22.19
Interviews

Fat Tony Takes Houston With Him Everywhere He Goes

The Houston rapper and new Vice Live co-host explains how his southern roots influenced his recent album, ‘10,000 Hours,’ and shares the 10-song playlist he listens to before filming.
Kristin Corry
3.7.19
Essays

Solange’s New Album is a Homecoming Like No Other

'When I Get Home' is an intimate exploration of her Houston roots and black heritage.
Kristin Corry
3.4.19
Noisey News

Most of the Songs on Solange's 'When I Get Home' Were Recorded in One Take

Solange talks about her new album in an intimate interview with i-D.
Leslie Horn
3.4.19
Culture

Solange Turned to Her High School Jazz Band for 'When I Get Home'

The singer went back to her hometown of Houston and tapped her old crew for a deeply personal album about celebrating life.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark
3.4.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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

But the cops just thought they were hallucinating.
River Donaghey
2.12.19
climate change

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.
Geoff Dembicki
1.28.19
Radio

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.
Michael Patrick Welch
1.22.19
chocolate

How This Syrian Refugee Family Brought Their Century-Old Chocolate Business to Texas

In Damascus, the name Slik is synonymous with fine confections. Now, the family-owned chocolatier is continuing its legacy in a new homeland.
Diana Hubbell
11.19.18
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