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Prompted by the revelation that Americans would rather live without sex than without their smartphones, FinancesOnline.com took a closer look at a variety of survey results to compile a ...
On the Move
Yeah, we know, Bloomberg Businessweek, we know. Austin is growing really fast and blah, blah, blah. In what must be amounting to a slow news week for everyone, Bloomberg published ...
High-Speed Train Gains Support
The much-discussed, never-yet-realized high-speed train between Houston and Dallas suddenly has some powerful political backers. In a joint press conference with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy ...
By the Sea
That famous little creamery just up the road in Brenham is celebrating spring break with a new sea-inspired creamy creation. Available only during March, Blue Bell introduces a little bit ...
Tech Celeb
Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency leaker and international fugitive, spoke publicly for the first time since The Washington Post published his leaked documents in June 2013. Presumed to ...
Houston's New Theme Park Twist
Officials with the Grand Texas Entertainment District say that Lasso — the new Houston area theme park's cowboy horse mascot — will have some real-life animal companionship when the hotly-anticipated complex ...
CultureMap Auto Awards
Editor's Note: In the second annual CultureMap Auto Awards, our automotive correspondents Nic Phillips and Kevin McCauley bestow honors in 10 categories for the top cars and trucks of ...
Fashion Truck Shakes Up Shopping
League City resident Andrea Kennedy knows that the only thing better than going shopping is having the shopping brought right to you. With her recently launched mobile boutique, Punch Drunk ...
A Saucy Business
Got a family recipe that everyone loves? Think you could bottle it and make some money? Yeah, probably not. But I know one woman who did. Meet Pearland’s Kim ...
Whole Foods Expands
Whole Foods Market wants to be a whole lot bigger. Three years ago, Austin-based Whole Foods set a goal of someday operating 1,000 stores in the U.S. The ...
Hometown Glory
Apparent demand has led Las Vegas to be the newest market for Brenham's specialty: Blue Bell Ice Cream. Starting March 3, Vegas residents will be able to buy the ...
CultureMap Auto Awards
Editor's Note: In the second annual CultureMap Auto Awards, our automotive correspondents Nic Phillips and Kevin McCauley bestow honors in 10 categories for the top cars and trucks of ...
Houston's own Statue of Liberty
Never one to pass up a chance to build a towering statue along the highway, legendary Houston artist David Adickes has signed on to design the largest project of his ...
Car Talk
'ST' stands for Sports Technologies, which neatly sums up what the new Ford Focus ST is about. After years of releasing hot Focus hatchbacks across the Atlantic, Ford has finally ...
The Maverick
Dallas billionaire Mark Cuban dispenses his no-holds-barred business advice on ABC’s Shark Tank, where budding entrepreneurs seek money from him and other high-profile investors. Now he’s offering that ...
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