Put the umbrella down. A viral Facebook post offers some bad advice to Texans about how to stay cool in this summer’s record-breaking heat.
The easy-drinking German beer pairs perfectly with high temps. Luckily, there are several Texas breweries making excellent versions.
Experts and an eleventh-generation Texan give advice on how to ensure safety and comfort in extreme heat.
When ERCOT doesn't want you to turn your thermostat below 82, frozen water is all you have.
The October music festival is still landing smackdab in the middle of a Texas summer. Here’s how to dress.
I left Texas after the brutal summer of 2011, only to return in time for the hottest September on record.
Those wistful end-of-summer photos on Instagram have us deeply envious.
Falcon Lake hit a balmy 116 while the heat index in Brownsville was an eyeball-melting 128 degrees, nine degrees warmer than Death Valley.
A Montanan turned Houstonian’s first summer in Texas isn’t going all that well.
A Manor man who left his puppy in the car in a Walmart parking lot is facing Class A misdemeanor charges.
When I was a teenager growing up in Wichita Falls, which is regularly hailed as one of the hottest cities in the state (and sometimes the country), I spent my summers smelling like roadkill. The moment I stepped outside my house, sweat began sliding like syrup down my back.
Extreme heat has killed nearly twenty people housed in correctional facilities. Now, inmates and guards have banded together to fight for improved conditions.
Gawker got wind that the Texas Department of Criminal Justice's Connally Unit recently was shut down due to "chronic staff staffing shortages and water outages."
Last summer, four prisoners died from heat-related causes in Texas's sweltering prisons.
As the state gets hotter, one former Midland resident thinks air conditioning should be required by the city building code.
This summer’s hot topic? Weather.
A photographic study on beating the heat.
How the Texas heat can sap your energy, dull your intelligence, send you to an early grave, and make you sweat.