According to the Guardian, masturbation can get you two years in Texas, but you can buy your way out of jail time through a policy intended to ease overcrowding. Is there anything about our criminal justice system they wouldn't believe?
The popular mythology of Texas around the world does include some less-than-flattering stereotypes. Some of these perceptions have at least a basis in reality; when Lewis Black took to the streets of New York for a Daily Show called “Fuck You, Texas,” he did so in response to ads run
Barbie Thomas lost her arms when she was two years old but that didn't stop her from becoming a professional bodybuilder.
There will likely be more cases of Whooping Cough in Texas this year than there were in the entire United States in 1976.
Cops take to their cameras with #tweetalongs—but is it fair for officers to tweet out pictures of the people they stop?
Like any political battle in Texas, the ongoing fight over the evolution in the state's science classes features colorful characters worth getting to know.
Senator Cruz answered supporter questions on Twitter to celebrate Constitution Day. Spoiler: He doesn't like Obamacare.
There are a whole lot of Texans on Forbes's list of the wealthiest people in America.
Only in Texas is there a law to prevent hobbyists from strapping digital cameras to RC helicopters that also allows law enforcement to watch citizens without a warrant.
TXDOT, which holds the trademark to the circa-1985 antilittering slogan, has issued over 100 cease-and-desist letters to companies using the slogan since 2000. Somehow, all of these slipped through the cracks.
The shooting at the Washington Naval Yard comes as Texas Senators seek support for a bill declaring Major Nadal Hasan's attack on Fort Hood to be "terrorism."
The Austin-based instrumental rock band Explosions in the Sky, which scored the movie "Friday Night Lights," returns to composing soundtracks with "Prince Avalanche," set in Bastrop State Park.